Review by A Cool Posted on November 16, 2017After I assembled the lock per the included instructions, the lock on the end of the cable would not engage the post correctly. It seems that the groove in the post for the clip wasn't in exactly the right location. It didn't allow the lock to slip far enough onto the post to engage the lip at the...read more end of the post. I removed the clip and then the lock would engage. The issue with this is that when unlocked, the post is not secured to the bike rack and will need to be removed for safe keeping.
Bad design flaw in good product
Review by RichPond Posted on July 23, 2017Attached the Handcuff to my SwingDaddy rack. Installs easily enough, and seems mostly solid and easy to use. The inclusion of a single key replacement lock cylinder so the lock and the rack will work with the same key is appreciated. BUT while one end of this handcuff cable is secured with a solidly...read more attached sensible keyed lock, the other end is secured with nothing but an allen screw, easily removed with a standard allen wrench or even with a screwdriver. Better than no lock at all, but badly flawed design. Yakima could have easily replaced the allen screw with one of the many nonstandard security screws that can't be opened with just a screwdriver and vastly improved this product.
Great peace of mind
Review by E and the boys Posted on June 2, 2017I've had one of these on my Swing Daddy for three summers and had to get one for the Ridgeback we bought for our motor home. It locks quickly and easily, securing the bikes when we're not around (think grocery store on way home). Only thing to watch out for is making sure the lock isn't touching th...read moree bike closest to the car when you go to remove the bike. The lock will swing back and whack your bumper if you're not paying attention!