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Post by Dave » Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:44 pm

What a couple of handy looking bits of kit:

http://www.windingroads.co.uk/shop/sect ... elmet-lock

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Re: HELMETLOK

Post by willian » Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:12 pm

Apparently my bike has a secure lid strap under the seat

How would that helmetlok thing work with the ratchet style closures on helmets?

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Post by Dave » Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:04 pm

willian wrote:Apparently my bike has a secure lid strap under the seat

How would that helmetlok thing work with the ratchet style closures on helmets?
Get the wire rope and loop thru the chin guard

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Re: HELMETLOK

Post by willian » Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:11 am

I didn't scroll down far enough to see that :roll

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Post by al » Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:13 am

Stick your lid in your top box. Job done.

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Post by Dave » Wed Jun 03, 2015 10:29 am

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) wrote:Stick your lid in your top box. Job done.

Not all bikes has the ability to have luggage fitted, for practical, cost or cosmetic reasons.

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Re: HELMETLOK

Post by Gazza » Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:39 am

Dave wrote:
Not all bikes has the ability to have luggage fitted, for practical, cost or cosmetic reasons.
Exactly. Not everyone wants to look like a knob jockey :P

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Post by Dave » Sat Jun 06, 2015 2:06 pm

Dave wrote:What a couple of handy looking bits of kit:

http://www.windingroads.co.uk/shop/sect ... elmet-lock

Outside the "Bothy" in Ballater yesterday I noticed a lid with a wire attaching it to the handle bars of a bike.
Save having to carry the lid if you do not have the knob jockey luggage fitted to your bike.

a fine idea...I am just away to order the wire and lock from the above link :2up

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Re: HELMETLOK

Post by Khauff » Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:37 am

Maybe it's just me but I don't like leaving the lid hooked up to the bike regardless on how it is secured. I have heard of scrotes down south knicking them when armed with bolt cutters.

Just my tuppence worth chaps.

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Post by Dave » Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:07 pm

Helmetlok, I got a couple, one now located under the seat of the naked bike (only just).

Used it the other day while in Huntly, it made eating ice cream easier. :2up
And probably stopped me dropping my helmet the same distance as my jaw while observing a young lady with her upper clothing about two sizes too small jog into the Rizza ice cream shop :arse

So, for me this has been a great purchase, saving me the cost of a new lid :biggrin2

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Post by Dave » Mon Jul 13, 2015 5:19 pm

I have these under the seat on both bikes, used them a few times, well pleased but I will only use them is well populated areas or when they are within my line of site :2up

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Re: HELMETLOK

Post by Coully » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:18 pm

if its my town helmet, then i just lock it at the back of the bike , if its my good day out helmet, I just carry the bugger, or never leave the bike out of sight when stopping, usually for a wee stretch of the legs/ice cream/food

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Re: HELMETLOK

Post by Coully » Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:21 pm

but looks a usefull bit of kit, although i'd be inclined to bracket it alongside this
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-x-Universal ... 1256210144

just someone being "clever" with a carabiner :biggrin2

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