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I have 2 sets of keys and 2 cards from Abus. Does one of their folding locks fit into the storage compartment? Which one? And can we order with the personal code so we can use the same keys? Advice appreciated.
 

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Related to the topic. I have a Mosh, which does not have a storage compartment. I also already own a Kryptonite Evolution Mini 10mm Chain Lock. I wanted to be able to store this heavy chain on my bike without it banging or rubbing against any paint. I got the Topeak Aero Wedge Velcro Pack (seat post bag) in size medium and it works perfectly for this.

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Thanks mudcamper! I ordered the Topeak pack. I just emailed Abus to inquire about which folding lock is best. Note that Serial 1 included an Abus personal code with 2 keys. So I want to get a lock that my existing keys will fit.
 

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Guess if I had read the sticky post about "how to use the glovebox and safely lock your ebike", I could have answered my own question. Which I will do now. You have to find an approved Abus dealer that will custom order an Abus folding lock (either a Bordo 6000 of Bordo Lite 6050), using your personal code card barcode number, then wait 2-4 weeks for it to arrive at your dealer. Use this link to find a bike shop near you: Partners Worldwide. The result will be an Abus folding lock that will fit into the locking storage compartment in your frame, using the same key for both the lock, and the storage compartment. Clear as mud?
 

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Update. The only Abus folding lock that they can use your key code to make matching keys is the Bordo Granit XPlus 6500. This is direct from the horse's mouth: Tyler at Serial 1. He says it will fit in the compartment.
 

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Just confirming that my Abus Bordo 6500K Granit Xplus was keyed correctly, and fits nice and snug into the locking compartment, using the same key. I had to order it thru a bicycle shop that is an Abus dealer.
 

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I just got my Rush City Speed this past week, so excited...yet can't ride because I have the 'rona. Sighs. I appreciate the comments about the proper lock that will fit into the glove box. I am thinking about getting an Apple Air Tag or Tile to keep in there in the event that a nefarious person somehow gets a hold of it. Then I could track it down.
 

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Attitude seems to be the best deturent in my hood.I measure my yearly rides by how many young punks threaten to take my bike,( none to date).
 

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I just received my Abus Bordo 6500K Granit Xplus and tried it. It does fit in the glovebox, although it is not very easy to take it out. But my main disappointment is that it is too short to take the front wheel and frame together (even without any rack to attach it to)!
So Serial 1 suggests to buy this lock because it fits in the glove box (https://support.serial1.com/hc/en-us/articles/4406176580116-How-to-Order-an-Abus-Bike-Lock), and on their Youtube channel shows how to use the glove box to store it, then what, they use a 110 cm one to show how to attach the bike to a rack with front wheel and frame in ?! (
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Or dit I miss something? I have a Rush/Cty Large, so maybe it works on smaller bikes, but definitely not on mine.

How do you all use this lock?
 

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I just received my Abus Bordo 6500K Granit Xplus and tried it. It does fit in the glovebox, although it is not very easy to take it out. But my main disappointment is that it is too short to take the front wheel and frame together (even without any rack tot attach it to)!
So Serial 1 suggests to buy this lock because it fits in the glove box (https://support.serial1.com/hc/en-us/articles/4406176580116-How-to-Order-an-Abus-Bike-Lock), and on their Youtube channel shows how to use the glove box to store it, then what, they use a 110 cm one to show how to attach the bike to a rack with front wheel and frame in ?! (
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Or dit I miss something? I have a Rush/Cty Large, so maybe it works on smaller bikes, but definitely not on mine.

How do you all use this lock?
It fits in the glove box much easier if you take of the rubber cover at the top of the lock, I agree its too small to wrap around the frame a wheel and a post. I am considering returning mine and getting a U-lock.
 

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I gave some feedback to Serial 1 support and got the following answers from Tyler. They are very responsive to enquires at least. I guess this bike design is a work in progress since it is brand new!

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Hi Benjamin,

Thank you for the kind note and information back to us. Customer feedback is very important and we do take this information back to our team to try and enhance our products and processes.

I do know that our engineering team is looking into different options for a bell. Thank you for the specific feedback and recommendation on this.

Regarding the Abus Lock, you are correct in that the Abus Bordo Granit 6500 85cm does fit in the glove compartment, but is a little small and there is not alot of room for usage to lock the whole bike up. The 110 cm is a larger lock that can be better for locking the bike up, but you are correct again in that it will not fit in the glove compartment. I will submit to our team and see if we can make this information clearer in our document. I know our engineering team is also working to find a bigger stronger lock that will fit in the glove compartment, but also be big enough to lock the bike completely and securely.

Let me know if you have any additional questions or clarifications I can help with moving forward.
Kind regards,
Tyler T.
Serial 1 Support
Additional Resources: https://support.serial1.com
 

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good to know, I returned my Abus Bordo 6500K Granit Xplus and looking at U locks now. My use will be primarily to secure when I run into a store or coffee shop not for leaving the bike at a bike rack or overnight, so its probably more security then I really need.
 

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Hi all, I am new here. Yesterday I picked up my rush/cty. I also immediately mounted a ring lock on the bike, these locks are almost standard on every bike in the Netherlands. A quick securing system for your bike when you walk into a store.

The lock that fits exactly (the biggest I could find) is the Abus 4750XL, with a plug-in chain to attach your bike to something.
Maybe this will help you :)
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Hi all, I am new here. Yesterday I picked up my rush/cty. I also immediately mounted a ring lock on the bike, these locks are almost standard on every bike in the Netherlands. A quick securing system for your bike when you walk into a store.

The lock that fits exactly (the biggest I could find) is the Abus 4750XL, with a plug-in chain to attach your bike to something.
Maybe this will help you :)
Hi all, I am new here. Yesterday I picked up my rush/cty. I also immediately mounted a ring lock on the bike, these locks are almost standard on every bike in the Netherlands. A quick securing system for your bike when you walk into a store.

The lock that fits exactly (the biggest I could find) is the Abus 4750XL, with a plug-in chain to attach your bike to something.
Maybe this will help you :)
Thanks for the feedback. This is very interesting indeed! I returned the Abus Bordo 6500K Granit Xplus 85cm that would have fit in the glove box and ordered a 110cm instead. I’ll attach it to the front rack or maybe put it in a panier or bag. Still like this type of lock for compactness.
However, I am thinking that adding the ring lock you mention, with the additional chain, can be useful for a quick errand where you can still watch your bike, and a good way to deter or slow down a potential thief when used in addition to the big foldable lock.
I am also adding an alarm system separately to the kit (some Abus locks have one integrated but they are not as robust): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BLDZN2G/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_EJTBT2JWXVPH5R7SGKK0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1.
Havent received it yet but should be able to test it this weekend.
 
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