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    Summer bike protection for the winter

    Well winter is just around the corner and I will to need to get my old bike out to use for the winter soon.

    I was wondering what you guys do to store your summer bikes? I was thinking of storing it in our loft after putting pipe lagging on the tubes and maybe wrapping it in plastic, paying some special attention to the chain which I will oil and cover in something like a plastic bag.

    Do you have any other advice or suggestions on what would be best to do?

    Life is like riding a bicycle - in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~Albert Einstein

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    As long as it is stored inside in a dry place, I would just clean well, lube all parts that require it and maybe if you're really particular cover with a soft breathable cloth (think similar to a cotton sheet).

    I wouldn't wrap in plastic as this will trap any moisture inside and encourage rust.

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    It gets mounted to a trainer in front of the tv in the basement.

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    Thanks for your input guys

    Appreciated
    Life is like riding a bicycle - in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~Albert Einstein

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