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View Poll Results: Where do you store your bike(s)?
Indoors - house, dorm, room, etc. 70 57.38%
Garage - attached, detached, shed, etc. 45 36.89%
Outdoors - the moon and stars provide company 2 1.64%
Elsewhere 5 4.10%
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Old 08-21-05, 11:45 PM   #1
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Where do you store your bike? House, garage, outdoors?

I used to store my old road bike in the garage, but now that I bought a new bike, I keep it in the house. It looks kind of odd, though, to see an item that is only used outdoors being kept indoors. So where do you guys and gals keep your bike(s)?
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Old 08-21-05, 11:52 PM   #2
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Either inside in my room (trainers make nice bike stands), or inside the trunk of my car.
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Old 08-22-05, 12:01 AM   #3
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The Triumph is on the front porch, the Bauer and Venture are down beside it, under a tarp. All are locked. They're also under the watchful eye of Joe.

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Old 08-22-05, 12:43 AM   #4
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Inside my locked garage locked to a heavy work bench.
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Old 08-22-05, 12:49 AM   #5
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The Kona stays in the garage, the Orbea stays in the house.
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I got a piece of carpet runner and have that down on the floor near the door, my 2 bikes are parked on that. It's my bike garage. I'm seriously considering hanging tools somehow on the wall above the bikes, and a picture of Lance or Eddy or someone above that!
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Old 08-22-05, 04:21 AM   #7
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My bikes have their very own room in the basement off the garage.
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My bikes are less than a foot from my bed, literally. I like it that way!
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Old 08-22-05, 06:04 AM   #9
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In my living room...Easy since I live alone.
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In the garage, 4 bikes hanging vertically from the wall.
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Old 08-22-05, 06:17 AM   #11
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From March to December, the bike is in the back of my Subaru. Goes where I go. Ready for use.
In the winter it sleeps in the shed in the back yard.
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Old 08-22-05, 06:49 AM   #12
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Old 08-22-05, 07:10 AM   #13
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I didn't have time to scroll through all of the posts...but bedroom....people..um...that...happens to be in the bedroom...um...hate it...
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Old 08-22-05, 07:14 AM   #14
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The Vitus hangs vertically above the door in the bathroom closet.
The Catamount and Colnago hang horizontally in the entryway above and to either side of the door.
The Eddy Merckx and my wife's Centurion Master both lean against the wall in the kitchen/sitting area.
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Old 08-22-05, 07:39 AM   #15
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i keep mine in the basement of my apartment building. it's kind of like a bike room, but more just like a bike rack and some hitching posts.
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Old 08-22-05, 09:29 AM   #16
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In the garage, four hanging from the ceiling on ropes with pulleys, one on the floor, attached full-time to the bike trailer and ridden five days a week (makes it hard to hang from the ceiling). We don't seem to be in a big theft area, and this seems to work fine. Also, the master bedroom is over the garage- If you mess with the hanging bikes I'm likely to hear it.
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I drive part way to work, then bicycle in the rest of the way.

So..my bike is usually stored in the back of my SUV.
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Old 08-22-05, 10:22 AM   #18
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My Giant is generally stored in my van. It takes the place of my recently retired electric scooter (rascal). When not in the van, the bike is stored in the kitchen. My huffy is in the garage,
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With no garage or shed space, we have to keep our 2 mtbs and 2 roadies outside. They are locked to our fence (tall, privacy fence), and both have weatherproof covers. In the winter, they go down in the cellar. I don't keep them there all year because it is a real pain in the ass to bring them up and down the narrow stairs. I would love to have a garage!!!
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Old 08-22-05, 10:57 AM   #20
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In the great room (aka the living room)

Question who makes those bike stands where you roll the bike into it and it stands on its own?
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One in my office, One in the spare bedroom, two in the garage, one in the workshop out back. Yes, I have too many bikes.
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Living room and leaning against the front of the couch. Well since the couch wasn't used it now has a purpose.


I have 4 places in life, at work on my feet, on my bike, on my computer chair, or in bed sleeping.


I suppose if I feel to lonley I can go sleep on the couch now and be next to my bike......hahah
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Both bikes are in my bedroom on the storage rack, one above the other. The beater sits on the porch outside.
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Garage....My Felt F-70, Specialized MTB and my wifes MTB Trek..... The cats guard them, real fluffy and they know how to meow and eat their cat food so I know they are safe.
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My bikes are in the garage.

One of the many thing of mine that got banished from the house after getting married.
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