Crack A Combination Bike Lock In Under 30 Seconds

If you ever forget the combination to your bike lock, here’s how to open the lock — without any tools required. A word to the wise: You might also consider getting a more secure kind of lock for your bike.

The video shows how to open a standard four-digit bike combo lock by looking for the gaps between the numbers.

Obviously you should only use this hack for your own lock (and not for stealing bikes). It’s a good idea to learn about lock picking of all kinds to increase your security knowledge.

If you’re looking for a more dependable lock, check out REI’s guide to choosing a bike lock and the BBC’s bike security tips.

How to crack a combination bike lock in under 30 seconds [WonderHowTo via Reddit]

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