Bicycle Accessories from Decathlon

Bought a few accessories for Kor Kor and I during the 11 Nov sale. (Use ShopBack for more “discount”.)

Bicycle Locks – 100 ACCESSORIES LOCK TRI-PACK

Theft resistantSafety level rating: 1/10.
The security rating helps you choose the lock that is most suited to your needs. To accomplish this, B’Twin defined a test protocol jointly with an independent laboratory, CNPP, based on real-life theft techniques. This unique protocol allows each lock to be given a comparable rating indicating how resistant it is to theft. This rating ranges from 0 (least secure) to 10 (most secure).
2 locks with key, 1 with pin.

Not designed for bikes.
LightweightTotal weight: 600g.
VolumeUsable length: 100 cm. Ideal for attaching your accessories.
CompositionRope : 70.0% Steel, 30.0% Polypropylene
Chassis : 50.0% Steel, 50.0% Polypropylene

Yup, apparently the locks are not meant for bikes. Probably due to the low security rating. However it is good enough for us. The number lock for Kor Kor (so that I don’t have to worry about losing the key), 1 lock for me, and a spare lock to keep at home.

I particularly like that the 2 key locks are colour coded with corresponding colour coded keys. This will make identifying the correct key easy.

Bicycle Stand – Kids’ Bike Stand & Two Leg Bike Stand

100 Kids’Bike Stand for 16″, 20″ and 24″ Bikes

Easy assembly / dismantlingCan be attached using an 11 mm spanner or 5 mm Allen key.
Ease of useThe height of the stand can be adjusted in a click!
CompatibilityCompatible with 16″, 20″ and 24″ B’Twin city, hybrid and mountain bikes.
TractionThe stand comes with a metal plate for fitting to the bike if needed.
CompositionMain part : 59.0% Steel,
Main part : 12.0% Steel,
Main part : 12.0% Polyamide 6,
Main part : 9.0% Steel,
Main part : 6.0% Steel,
Main part : 2.0% Polyamide 6

Kor Kor’s bike did not come with a stand. Decided to get him one so that the bike does not become dirty when he cycles to the beach. The height of the stand is adjustable.

26-28″ Adjustable Two Leg Bike Stand

Easy assembly / dismantlingAttaches using a 17 mm flat spanner or 8 mm Allen key.
Ease of useNo-pinch opening/closing. Tool-free adjustment.
CompatibilityTool-free adjustable height. Fits most 24″ to 28″ bikes.
TractionCentral attachment. Comes with a plate.
CompositionFrame : 100.0% Aluminium
Handle : 100.0% Polypropylene

I also got a bike stand for myself. I plan to fit a rack / seat above my rear wheel, and was concerned that a side stand would interfere with the installation. So, I decided to get a centre stand instead. The height is adjustable and the stand does not get in the way of the tyres.

Bike Rack – 500 Onesecondclip Pannier Rack

VolumeCan hold up to 27 kg. Compatible with child carriers.
CompatibilityAll 26” and 28” bikes (mountain bikes, hybrids, road bikes with inserts).
Lightweight1600 grams Dimensions: 360 x 135 mm.
Easy assembly / dismantlingSupplied with hardware for mounting. Adjustable length and height.
Ease of useA full range of accessories that can be clipped on in an instant.
Bike CompatibilityCompatible with
Road bike: Triban RC500 Disc & RC520 Disc
Mountain bike: Sport Trail ST520 & ST540
Hybrid: All Riverside series
Technical TestsLaboratory tests are conducted to confirm component durability: screw hardware, chainwheels, paint, etc. For example: abrasion resistance, corrosion resistance, colourfastness to UV rays.

The finished product is also tested to ensure that the assembly remains firmly in place over time.

Lastly, the loaded pannier rack is positioned on the test bicycle and undergoes thousands of test cycles to reproduce road biking conditions.
CompositionFrame: Aluminium and steel.
Rack: Polypropylene.
Safety StandardComplies with ISO standard 11243. Max 27 kg load.

Selected this as it could take up to 27 kg (suitable for Kor Kor) and is also the only one that is compatible with child seat. There are other options which can take 10-18 kg. But those would not provide as many options in future, and it might not take the weight (even if I was prepared to use it beyond 18 kg).

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