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Old 03-20-10, 10:00 AM   #1
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Need Ideas for Bike Storage Rack

Now that my son is riding, I need to get the garage better organized and wanted to get some ideas for a DIY storage ideas to get all of our bikes out of the way. I'm thinking that hanging each bike would be the best utilization of space - yes,no? After pondering the problem, I am thinking about doing an A-frame, kinda like a swingset, out of 4x4's. Our two-car garage is deeper on one side so I have some space to do a free-standing set up. Thank you in advance for your input!
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Can you screw a 2 X 4 into the ceiling joists and screw plastic coated J-hooks into that?
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A simple solution that unfortunately won't work for me: the garage has a 9.75-foot high ceiling, it's a reach for me and I don't think anyone else in my house could put up/take down bikes that high.
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Hang a 2x4 from the 9.75 foot ceiling with chains so it is low enough for you to put j hooks that you can reach.
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You should check this out:http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicy..._s-bike-out-o/
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Exactly what I was going to suggest.
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You don't have to reach the J hooks to hang the bikes ad the height of bike to your reach see if this would work many garage ceiling are this height. I hang mine by putting the rear wheel up first then the front wheel .
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A simple solution that unfortunately won't work for me: the garage has a 9.75-foot high ceiling, it's a reach for me and I don't think anyone else in my house could put up/take down bikes that high.

that would be a good way to keep the garage neat
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