16.06.2016

Kryptonite Messenger Series Awarded Sold Secure Silver Approval

Canton, MA, USA  (June 16, 2016) – Kryptonite®, a brand of Allegion and producer of high-quality chains, cables, u-locks and flexible security systems for the bicycle market, today announced that multiple products  –  including many from the new Messenger Collection series –  have received Sold Secure approvals. Leading the way are the new Messenger Mini, the Messenger Mini+ and the Messenger Chain & Moly Padlock, which all received Sold Secure Silver status. In addition, the Keeper 755, 785 and 712 Integrated Chains as well as the Keeper 12 Standard and Long Shackle U-locks received Sold Secure Silver status. 

Leading the way are the new Messenger Mini, the Messenger Mini+ and the Messenger Chain & Moly Padlock, which all received Sold Secure Silver status.

“Our latest Sold Secure approvals validate our continuing efforts to offer dealers and their customers the right balance of lighter weight u-locks and chains without sacrificing security,” said Alison Donlan, Kryptonite director of product portfolio. “We assist our customers worldwide by offering our global security rating system to help them choose the best lock with the right level of security for their needs. In the United Kingdom specifically, in addition to our rating system, customers utilize the Sold Secure gold, silver and bronze ratings to help guide them in making informed decisions.”       

Sold Secure is an independent testing agency based in the United Kingdom whose mission is to assess security products using standard test specifications. Sold Secure engages in the most current methods used by thieves to attack security products. In bicycle security, the highest category a product can receive is Gold. Kryptonite currently holds over 35 Sold Secure certifications. 

“With Sold Secure approvals of both Messenger series and Keeper series products at the Silver status, we now offer a silver rating for all of our u-locks and chains with a security rating of 5/10 – 7/10,” said Donlan.

In addition to the new certifications for the Messenger series and Keeper series products, the Hardwire 2085 and Hardwire 2018 cable security products received Sold Secure Bronze status.

The Products

Messenger Mini U-Lock - One of the featured products in the new Kryptonite Messenger Collection. This compact, mini u-lock provides cyclists with a lighter weight lock while offering high security in a wide range of lock-up scenarios. Includes the popular Bent Foot™ shackle and a high-security cylinder.  Two stainless steel keys with coiled wrist key chains are also included.

Security Rating: 7/10; Lifetime Limited Warranty

Messenger Mini+ U-Lock - This high-security Messenger Mini U-Lock includes a versatile extender that provides a cyclist with secondary protection for the front or rear wheel. The Messenger Mini+ offers a true one-lock solution, allowing a rider additional flexibility for challenging lock-up situations. Includes the popular Bent Foot™ shackle and a high-security cylinder. Two stainless steel keys with coiled wrist key chains are also included.

Security Rating: 7/10; Lifetime Limited Warranty

Messenger Chain & Moly Padlock - This flexible security chain is designed for a wide range of lock-up scenarios. The 9.5mm steel chain links are made of 3t hardened manganese and secure with a steel bodied Moly padlock. The Moly includes a double deadbolt and an 11mm shackle that offers a retained side allowing the chain to be carried around the waist.  Hook-n-loop fasteners hold the protective nylon cover in place to prevent scratches to the bike frame. Includes two ergonomic keys with coiled wrist key chains.

Security Rating: 7/10; Lifetime Limited Warranty

For more information on Kryptonite products and warranty details, visit www.kryptonitelock.com.

About Sold Secure

Sold Secure is dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by the assessment of security products. Established in 1992 by Northumbria and Essex Police with the help and backing of the Home Office. Sold Secure is now owned and administered by the Master Locksmiths Association (a not for profit trade association) and works from purpose built laboratories just outside Daventry.

About Allegion™

Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global pioneer in the field of safety and security. We keep people and their property safe, wherever they are, bringing together simple solutions and advanced technology. Allegion is a $2 billion company, with products sold in almost 130 countries.

For more, visit www.allegion.com.

Contact:

Daryl Slater                                                                                                                                                                                                                

daryl.slater@allegion.com

781-232-1294

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