Saris Cable Lock - 8' Long

Saris Cable Lock - 8' Long

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This 8' long, braided stainless steel cable lock helps secure your bikes to your bike rack or other stationary object. Vinyl coating prevents cable from scratching your bike and vehicle. Plastic cap keeps dust and moisture out of lock body. Call 800-298-8924 to order Saris bike locks part number SA981 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Saris products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Saris Cable Lock - 8' Long. Bike Locks reviews from real customers.
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Saris Bike Locks - SA981

  • Cable Lock
  • Saris
  • 8 Feet Long
  • Keyed Unique
  • Steel

This 8' long, braided stainless steel cable lock helps secure your bikes to your bike rack or other stationary object. Vinyl coating prevents cable from scratching your bike and vehicle. Plastic cap keeps dust and moisture out of lock body.


Features:

  • Cable lock helps deter theft of your bicycles
  • 10-mm Braided stainless steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Vinyl coating prevents cable from scratching your bike and vehicle
  • Plastic cap keeps dust and moisture out of the lock body
  • 2 Keys included
  • 8' Long
  • Lifetime warranty


981 Saris 8' Long Stainless Steel Bike Cable Lock






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Video Transcript for Saris 8' Cable Lock Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Saris Cable Lock, part #SA981. The Saris cable lock is going to allow you to secure your bike to the vehicle. It's 8 feet long, and it's going to allow you to secure multiple bikes. So the cable itself is made of a heavy duty braided steel which is super strong and durable. It has a rubber coating on the cable itself so when the cable is wrapped around the bike it's not going to scratch it up or scuff it. And it comes with two keys and a rubber protective cap that is going to go over the front part of the lock.

It's going to protect it from any moisture or dirt or debris from getting in there. Now we're going to go ahead and take the cable lock and show you how to secure your bike to an attachment point on your vehicle. So how this cable lock works is you'll first need to unlock it and remove the large yellow lock from this gold pin here. And what you'll do is you'll wrap this cable around the bike and through your attachment point on your vehicle. And what you're going to do is you're going to bring this gold pin up through this loop in the cable and then secure the lock back on that gold pin. This loop is not going to be able to come off of that gold pin therefore locking your bikes to the vehicle. So now down here at the rear back of the vehicle we're going to look for a heavy duty secured attachment point.

It has these loops which are welded to the hitch which is going to provide a great attachment point for our cable. So we'll just take one end of the cable and go around one of the loops here in the hitch and pull the cable up. We'll then take the end of the cable and go through the bike frame here. And then back around. Now depending on your bike rack you may be able to loop the cable through to hold like this or another attachment point which is also going to secure the bike rack to the vehicle. For today's application the hole is not big enough for the end of the cable to come through so we're just going to bring the cable back down to the rear of the car.

And now like I showed you before we'll go ahead and insert the gold pin into this loop here at the end of our cable and then secure it with a lock. We'll then remove the keys, and just to make sure that our cover is over there to protect our lock cord. And with it locked it place you can see that our bike is secured to the vehicle. Now with our bike all locked down that will complete today's review of the Saris Cable Lock, part #SA981. .


Customer Reviews

Saris Cable Lock - 8' Long - SA981

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (6 Customer Reviews)

This 8' long, braided stainless steel cable lock helps secure your bikes to your bike rack or other stationary object. Vinyl coating prevents cable from scratching your bike and vehicle. Plastic cap keeps dust and moisture out of lock body.

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So happy with our decision to purchase this product! Easy to install on back of our Honda CRV and was exactly what we were looking for. 690207



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Good product recommended on this site when purchasing Saris Bones 2 truck mount carrier. Secures 2 bikes well. 604322



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High quality product. Lock mechanism is tight. Very heavy duty cable. Shipping was very fast 489525



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this cable/lock system has held up great, I use it to secure my cooler to one of the rear cleats on my boat. the cable is of a decent gauge, and the lock is solid. very pleased with this setup . 294748


Comments

fantastic, Glad I chose this cable lock . , I use it around salt water, so just to be safe I spray a little corrosion X in the lock every now and then just for preventative maintenance .

Bill S - 09/14/2017

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everything I expected will do the job Im using it for. ordered other from different company thru it in garbage but this one I will use for years to come 149530



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I ordered Saris 8' cable locks & Blue Ox hitch receiver stabilizer & 15' MasterLock steel cable to use with the recent purchase of the KUAT bike rack and extended double 2" receiver. I tried them out this weekend and all worked GREAT together! The rack and bikes are rock solid going down the road behind the motorhome. My wife followed me and kept watch. She was amazed how stable the bikes were. You can't go wrong with this combination from etrailer. 141233


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