Cutting the “Angle Grinder-Proof” Altor SAF Lock

Gear-obsessed editors choose every product we review. We may earn money if you buy from a link. How we test gear. No bike lock is immortal. Well-tooled thieves can dissect, dismantle, cut, or bludgeon most locks into submission with a variety of hand tools. But one of the most effective assets for anyone looking to steal your wheels costs $100 at Home Depot: The cordless angle grinder. Thanks to the latest lithium-ion battery technology, these portable power tools fit in a backpack and cut through any hardened steel shackle or chain link in under a minute—we’ve tried it ourselves, and so have the City of London Police. That’s what makes the marketing claim behind the pre-release Altor SAF Lock so compelling: It’s the world’s first angle grinder-proof bike lock. So when Altor asked if we’d like to attempt to cut the mighty SAF Lock ourselves, we took the company up on the challenge. At 13.7 pounds, it’s twice the weight of a Kryptonite New York Fahgettaboudit Mini U-Lock and about as heavy as a 5-foot Kryptonite New York chain lock, so don’t think of the SAF Lock as a regular bike lock. It’s designed to be stationary. “It’s really just for having outside your home or place of wo...

Barry travels to Earth-3 to find a way to see the future where the Monitor claims

Barry travels to Earth-3 to find a way to see the future where the Monitor claims he dies. Meanwhile, Cecile is torn between her powers and her career when she uses her empathic powers to discover that a young metahuman is innocent of murder Star LabsTime Vault: Barry sits in the Time Vault as he tells Iris that he has stared at the newspaper for so many years and always felt like if he vanished in the coming crisis, then maybe he was still out there somewhere looking for a way to come back to Iris. Iris says that they have changed the article before from the original one which said it was a fight with Thawne that caused him to disappear, but The Monitor has told them that it doesn’t happen, so they can change the future again. She asks Barry what they should do first, and he suggests that he goes to see the Crisis for himself. —Alleyway in Central City Ramsey meets with Gat’s partner, Mitch Romero, who shows him another gun powered by Dark Matter. As Ramsey goes to pay, Mitch says that the price is $5,000 more rather than the original price. Ramsey grabs for the case, telling Mitch that he’ll get the rest of the money. As he grabs for the case, the thug goes for his gun. Ramsey...