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Thule Bike Locks - Cable Lock - TH538XT Review

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Speaker 1: Today we're going to take a look at the Thule six-foot long cable lock with the One-Key system lock. Now, you can loop this braided steel cable for your bike wheels, snowboard bindings, or any other accessory to keep your gear safe and secure. The cable has a nice, compact coil design to it for easy storage, and it can be keyed to match all your other Thule locks. Does include everything laid out here on the table: the cable lock itself, the One-Key lock cylinder, the master key, and then the two keys to lock and unlock the cable lock. This cable will secure your gear to your bike rack, roof rack, cargo carrier, and more. Does use the Thule One-Key system lock cylinder.

It can be swapped out to make all your locks keyed alike, if you prefer. Now, on the cable itself, it's a braided steel construction, which is very rugged and durable.Uses a polyethylene coating on the cable, which prevents it from scratching your gear and your carrier. And as we mentioned, it's nice coiled, compact design allows for easy storage. And if you notice, on this end where the lock cylinder goes has a nice hinge cap, and that'll protect the lock cylinder from the elements. A few specs on the cable, it's 5/16-inch diameter.

The length is six feet. And just to show you how this is work, to install your lock cylinder, you can use any key to install the lock cylinder, either the master key or the regular key, but you'll just go ahead and put your key in there.And then once you have it in there, you just can put it in there. And then you can take your key out, and your lock's, or your lock cylinder's installed. And then to lock it, all you have to do is wind this through your bike or wherever you're going to attach it to, and then push it in there, and it locks it right into place. And then to unlock it, just take one of these keys, turn it, and that'll unlock it from the cylinder.

Now, the master key what's that mainly used for is if you want to switch this out and make your locks all keyed alike to remove that lock cylinder, just put the master key in there, and you can pull the lock cylinder right out. You can install it with the master cylinder, or with them master key also. Once you've got it installed, then you have to use these keys to lock the cable or unlock it. But that should do it for the review on the Thule six-foot long cable lock with the One-Key system lock.


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