Guide to Lock Picking #Infographic #Lockpicking

At one point or another, we have all stared at a lock and thought to ourselves, “I wish I could open this.” Whether it be a lost or broken key, locking yourself out of your home, or simply impressing your friends by unlocking an ordinary padlock, lock picking is a skill-set that we all wish we could have, but fear is too complicated or time-consuming to learn. But truth be told, lock picking is an extremely simple skill to acquire and implement as the average lock can be picked quite easily with little knowledge of how they actually work.

This visual guide was designed to extract only the essential components of picking a lock that any novice can easily mimic. While there is of course much more to the skill of lock picking than these 7 simple steps, this guide is enough to help anyone find success in picking their first lock.

An infographic by Art of Lockpicking.

How to choose a bike lock #Infographic #Cycling

Choosing a bike lock is difficult. There are loads to pick from. And the wrong decision can have disastrous consequences! But fear not! This infographic is designed to guide you through 3 simple steps that will ensure you choose the right lock for both you and your bike.

So in Step 1 you’ll work out what level of protection you need and learn how to judge the security level of a lock.

In Step 2 you’ll discover the four most popular types of bike lock and how each offers a different balance of affordability, practicality and security. The most important point here is that while cable locks are very affordable and practical, they offer almost no security. Do NOT buy a cable lock!

And then in Step 3 you’ll learn that different brands offer different degrees of value for money, build quality and customer service.

For more detailed information on this process and in-depth reviews of individual bike locks and brands check The Best Bike Lock.

An infographic by The Best Bike Lock.