Hexlox are tiny hexagonal magnets that sit in hex socket bolts that you already have on your bike.
A bit tidier than using a ball bearing and superglue.
We are now taking pre-orders for this product, be the first to get them in the uk!
Hexlox ran a successful Kickstarter last year, raising €116,290 from 1,916 backers. We were one of them! We've been testing their product - Jenni parked her bike at London Bridge station from Thurs - Monday and her wheels were still securely fastened to her bike when she returned.
These are available in 4mm, 5mm, and 6mm sizes, for both steel and non-magnetic (aluminium, titanium, stainless steel) bolts. They sit inside the hex socket of any bolt and can only be taken out with your key.
For all you weight weenies, they weigh less than .5 of a gram. They're made from the highest grade rust-proof 316 stainless steel in Germany.
Each key has a 3 digit code. When you order your key and magnets, they will be matched up, and you can order future magnets with this code so that you only ever need one key.
Anywhere you have a 4/5/6mm hex socket bolt, you can use Hexlox. We also have HexNuts available for solid axle wheels, seat clamp bolts for old-fashioned style clamps, seat bolts, and security skewers - all are guaranteed to work with Hexlox. Order yours today!
N.B. Read this in a German accent:
"There is no lock in the world which is 100% safe. However, since 2011 our engineers have studied component locks, and the tools and techniques used by thieves to penetrate them. HEXLOX underwent rigorous tests against the following - needle nose pliers, gator/vise grip, hammer, liquid ice, hacksaw, screw driver etc. For us it was important that the HEXLOX would match the security level we would like to have on our own bikes. To confirm this and to test it against lock picking tools we went to the Berlin Lock Picking Society where one of the members tried to open it without success.
Additional testing have also been done against high powered magnets, medical tweezers, tooth picks. We are extremely confident that a thief, on seeing HEXLOX, will keep walking, so you can keep riding."