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    wife makes u store bike in garage

    my wife hates that i store my two bikes inside the the house in the home office. who has that same problem?

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    I keep 2 in the garage and 2 in the apartment. Half of my office is converted to my bike shop: My daily commuter/rando bike, and my roller bike/equipment stays in there.
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    My wife is not nuts about it, but we do store the bikes inside the house. This was something I insisted was one of a few pre-existing requirements for me when we got married, which was key. If your wife hates it, it may help to actually display the bikes nicely. Try stacking wall racks...it changes the attitude that they are junk taking up space in the corner and are actually part of the decor. She likes displaying the china and silver, I like displaying the bikes.
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    My wife doesn't want her bike in the garage!

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    I keep 7 of our bikes in our attached garage, the others are in my M-I-L's garage.I start and end each ride in the garage, clean the bikes in the garage and perform maintenance on them in the garage. Not sure why being in a garage would be a bad thing.

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    I got 4 bikes sittin' in the living room.
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    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    mine hates that I store myself in the house
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
    mine hates that I store myself in the house
    Sounds to me like a reason to go ride more.
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    there it is!
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    All of my bikes are stored in the house, I guess I'm lucky that my wife doesn't get upset over silly things like that. It helps to keep them in a low traffic room and to wipe them down before you track crud through the carpets.

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    No wife = no problem

    QED

    My fiancee, OTOH, keeps her bike in the dining room, so I think that once we get married and start living together there won't be a problem there either.
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    there it is!
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Our bikes live in my workshop in the barn.
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    was looking for a place to live on roommates.com ... one question is" "will children be living with you?" I think they should change that to: will bikes be coming with you ... hahaha
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    my friends bike "cannondale super six" is in the garage and his kids lean their razor scooters on it. i saw crap hanging on the bars. i would freakin die. o ya his wife thinks he over paid for his bike$ 500.00.

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    five bikes hanging in the garage, two bikes on trainers in the basement. What's the problem? I don't want bikes lounging around in the living room, looks tacky and so I'm-still-in-college.

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    No one accuses me of looking like I'm still in college.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    I only have my road bike in the house but after our 9 month old pulled it over on top of him, it may not be there much longer. In fact it may be in the garage when I get home from this business trip...

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    Why in the house? What is wrong with the attached garage?

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    Currently we have 4 bikes on a bike tree in the family room, one in the dining room and one in the living room.

    Our basement/home gym area has been under construction -- most of them will move down there soon, but I will always have at least one on the ready on the main floor.
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    My wife hates it when we're in bed and I reach over and hug my bike
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    Quote Originally Posted by obiwan kenobi View Post
    I only have my road bike in the house but after our 9 month old pulled it over on top of him, it may not be there much longer. In fact it may be in the garage when I get home from this business trip...
    Perfect excuse to buy a lighter bike.
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    Bikes in the house, me and the cats sleep in the garage
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    I am the wife, and I insist that our bikes be kept in the house...in the living room, to be exact. We don't entertain or have people over, so it's not a big deal to us...plus it's just easier/quicker getting ready for a ride with the bikes in the house. Our side door is right off the living room area, and there is only one stair step down and the bikes are outside in the driveway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nscrbug View Post
    I am the wife, and I insist that our bikes be kept in the house...in the living room, to be exact
    Ditto! The bikes hang on the wall. The garage (rented, about half a block away) is for motorcycles.
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