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Hi all,

While it's in the garage I'm looking to secure my pride and joy with a hefty chain and ground anchor, and there's no shortage of options in terms of manufacturer to choose from. I want to go as big as possible to make it as hard to steal as I can, so my question is this

Who uses the thickest chain, and how do you route it through your bike?

Photos would be appreciated. If there's already a thread on this so would a link 馃槉

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Litelok X3 bike lock

seems to be the cable/lock of choice, with a bit of ingenuity you can probable thread it through a ring in the floor too...
 

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Thanks, both.

Apologies, I could've worded my question better. I didn't say that my bike has the cross-spoke wheels and so putting a hefty chain through the wheel may not be an option.

What's the thickness of your chain, and where do you route it through the bike to secure it?

I know that if the scumbags want it they will eventually take it, but I want to make it as hard as possible.
 

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I live in Harlem in NYC. Lots of people in this area would like nothing more than to take the bike. During the winter, the bike lives indoors. During the summer I park it in the front stoop and chain it to the window guards. The paint job on many R9T models invites undesirable folks, so I make sure to cover to draw less attention.

I use a Vevor chain, 3/5 inch by 5.58 feet that I route through the side frame (not the wheels) to lock the bike to the building's window guards using an Oxford Boss alarm disk lock.
 

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In my opinion, one of the best independent reviews of motorcycle security products in the UK is John Milbank from BikeSocial. If you haven't seen any of his reviews the link below is a good starting point and also check out his YouTube reviews.

The reviews are independent and unbiased, he attacks the locks with everything from lump hammers to angle grinders.

UPDATED: The BEST motorcycle chains, locks, disclocks and D-locks
 

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