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Old 09-09-06, 06:41 PM   #1
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Bike storage solution needed

Since I bought my Giant OCR1 in April, it's home has been leaning against the workbench in my garage. The 4 other bikes living in our garage have kickstands and/or hang from the rafters. What I really need is a bike rack in the garage. Any suggestions on how to store bikes neatly? Doesn't have to look great, just keep it safe and accessible.
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Old 09-09-06, 06:44 PM   #2
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http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=6600

I have this rack. It is free standing, and will hold 4 bikes total, 2 on the top rack and 2 on the bottom.
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Old 09-09-06, 11:08 PM   #3
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Send it to me. I wills store it for you.
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DG has the ideal solution and why keep an OCR1 in the garage. It should be in the lounge with spotlights highlighting the features of the bike. DG has a double stand to keep his bikes on. In fact he has two of them to keep all 4 of his bikes on. Just a pity that when he gets his new bike- He will have to get a 3rd stand.
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DG has the ideal solution and why keep an OCR1 in the garage. It should be in the lounge with spotlights highlighting the features of the bike. DG has a double stand to keep his bikes on. In fact he has two of them to keep all 4 of his bikes on. Just a pity that when he gets his new bike- He will have to get a 3rd stand.
Actually, I never got the second stand because the seller flaked out on me. But I'm still looking for one!
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Screw some hooks into the ceiling and hang 'em. Better for the bikes too.
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I have nine bikes. I use these

for the ones on the floor (usually about 4) and hang the rest.
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DG has the ideal solution and why keep an OCR1 in the garage. It should be in the lounge with spotlights highlighting the features of the bike.
I like the idea of keeping it in what we would call the living room, but my wife may object - and I'd still require some device to keep the bike upright, although leaning it against the sofa would be better than the workbench.

I have hooks all over the garage rafters, but that's for the bikes that don't get ridden or for winter storage - I don't want to hang my bike upside down every night (like a bat).

Wall hooks are out - that would require wall space I like the nashbar stand that thomson posted - would double as a repair stand.
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Like this.......
http://groups.msn.com/BicyclingForum...o&PhotoID=9266

http://groups.msn.com/BicyclingForum...o&PhotoID=9265
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One against the fireplace, two behind the couch. If the stable is up to four, then one is parked by the front door.
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Get a bike hoist if you have high enough ceilings. I got a couple on sale at Target for about $20.
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I think you should consider a room addition to your garage. A bike room, for example.
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