Behemoth beats bike thieves

While theft was once thought of as a minority concern for classic bike owners, it’s something that has become more prevalent in recent years, so we can never have too much security for our beloved machines.

New from renowned security experts Squire (running since 1780!), is the Behemoth lock and chain set, complete with its Sold Secure Motorcycle Diamond rating, meaning that the chain cannot be cropped with hand bolt croppers.

And the name suits it as, with the 22mm diameter, 1.5-metre long hardened alloy steel chain weighing in at no less than 21.5kg and the 100mm-wide padlock a hefty 4.3kg in its closed shackle form, it is Squire’s toughest ever lock and chain set.


The padlock has a 20mm hardened boron alloy steel shackle, secured by a six-pin tumbler cylinder within a hardened steel body with a corrosion-resistant finish, and the end result is a lock that can withstand a tensile pull of more than 24 tonnes!

For motorcycle security at home or at work, and for chaining motorcycles to ground anchors, this is just about as good as it gets. But then it does cost £589.99.

To find where you can purchase your Behemoth, look at the dealer locator on the website at


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