Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Irving Heritage District
Bikes: 7-Eleven Eddy Merckx, Vitus Futural, Catamount FRS, Colnago SL, SS MTB
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I live in Dallas, Texas, where the climate is roughly the same as what you describe (maybe a little more rain year 'round and higher humidity). I just retrieved a bike from my former roommate that she had been storing in a shed behind her house for 4 years. The tires needed replacing (had absorbed gasoline from the mowers), and it needed a good degreasing/cleaning, but it was still in near perfect condition. All she did when she stored it was put it out there. I expected tons of rust and a siezed chain, but found that wasn't the case. It sounds like your precautions should be more than adequate.