How do you break a bike lock?

How do you break a bike lock easily?

A pair of wire cutters or a pair of bolt croppers/cutters should do the trick. This is one of the safest and easiest ways to remove a bike lock without keys. Using an angle grinder, you’ll be able to cut through any bike lock. If you have an angle grinder or other similar power tools, you may decide to use these.

How do you break a bike lock with a hammer?

Hammer until the U-lock breaks.

Keep hammering against the keyhole area of the U-lock. You may have to hammer for 30 seconds or so until a piece breaks off of the bar, after which breaking it will become much easier. Focus your hammering against the broken area of the lock.

How do you break a Kryptonite bike lock?

One could use:

  1. A portable grinder with a cutoff wheel.
  2. A portable hydraulic cutter.
  3. An ENERPAC hydraulic power unit (it will spread the lock until it breaks)
  4. A blowtorch heating at the lock cylinder will expand the metal and allow it to be broken open using a ball peen hammer or small sledge.

How do you pick a bike lock with a paperclip?

Picking a lock with paper clips works pretty much the same way as picking a lock with a traditional tension wrench and rake. You just need to turn two paper clips into those two very same tools, and then pick the lock with them like you’d normally do.

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How do you break a metal chain without a tool?

Using a Saw to Cut Chain. Pick a saw to use. If you don’t have bolt cutters or you have a hardened metal chain that bolt cutters won’t cut through, you can use a saw instead. There are a wide variety of saws that will effectively cut through a chain.

How do thieves break bike locks?

Hammers are the weapon of choice for unskilled thieves. They will use the hammer to repeatedly strike your bike lock until it breaks open. Low-end cable locks and cheap d locks can be defeated this way and will be the target for thieves using a hammer.

Can ice expansion break a lock?

Unlikely. The volume expansion upon freezing of water isn’t enough to “burst” (for the lack of a better term) the lock open.