Let us tell you a secret
Locks don’t scare thieves, getting caught does. Hence the barrier between your
bike and the thief is more psychological than mechanical.
S-lock uses nature’s smells
Like the traditional bike locks, S-lock is manufactured from hardened steel. The
real distinction however is inside. The U part of the lock is filled under high
pressure with a mixture of obnoxious aromas — those of rotten eggs, rotten fish,
and onions. This mixture is sprayed out with a great pressure, if the lock is
Why does it work?
Imagine being sprayed with a really foul-smelling liquid? Something that does
not come off easily. You would be immediately noticed by those in the vicinity.
It would certainly make a huge personal discomfort. Would you consider cutting
such lock? Is the trouble worth the gain?