On most types of bicycles n’lock can be mounted within less than 5 minutes. Your safety justifies to have it done by a specialist, even it is a very simple work.
Some bicycles with quill type headsets need an adapter. Both common sizes 22.2mm and 25.4mm are available.
Please note the number of you key set and keep it on a safe place.
In riding position, the key remain inserted (like on most vehicles) and the safety knob shows forward to “ride” .
First, you must turn the safety knob completely to the left (counterclockwise). Do this with your left hand. Only when the knob in completely at the left end, the key can be turned a half turn counterclockwise to the position “park”. Now the key has to be removed. The handlebar is now n’locked and the bicycle can not be used.
Insert the key with the little point downwards and turn it a halfcircle clockwise to the position “ride”. Now rotate the handlebar to the direction of the wheel. It will snap in automatically when handlebar and frontwheel are aligned. Now the safety knob will automatically go into the “ride” position and face forward. Only when the know faces “ride”, it is safe to ride the bicycle. To ensure, push the knob slightly to the right.
Do not use a high pressure cleaner. No bicycle parts likes it. A wet towel is good enough since n’lock is protected well.
Once a year, it is recommended to have all moving parts of the bicycle greased or oiled, also the n’lock.
1. The key can not be turned or removed for parking: The safety knob is not turned left properly.
2. The key can not be removed for riding: The key has to remain inserted for riding. It is an additional safety feature to see the key.
3. The safety knob does not go into ride position after turning the key into ride position: Turn the knob to the left and move the handlebar at the same time. then release the knob.