Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Classic & Vintage
Reload this Page >

The Bike Cave...

Notices
Classic & Vintage This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers, bone-shakers, safety bikes and much more.

The Bike Cave...

Old 10-14-21, 11:49 AM
  #76  
DMC707 
Senior Member
 
DMC707's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Oklahoma City
Posts: 4,427

Bikes: Too many to list

Mentioned: 35 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1080 Post(s)
Liked 423 Times in 282 Posts
Originally Posted by Thunderlips View Post
Does hanging vertical like this cause any wheel issues? It always seemed like a bad idea to me, but I don't know why.

As long as the rims are tensioned, it shouldnt ever be an issue ---- a hanging bicycle only exerts 20-30 pounds of gravitational force (unless its a beach cruiser or downhill bike or something ) ----

realizing its in a different plane of motion, but we put far more force on a wheel than that when riding
DMC707 is offline  
Old 10-14-21, 02:28 PM
  #77  
Thunderlips
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2020
Location: NY
Posts: 17

Bikes: 1985 Shogun 800, Panasonic Sport Deluxe

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 10 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 5 Times in 4 Posts
Originally Posted by DMC707 View Post
As long as the rims are tensioned, it shouldnt ever be an issue ---- a hanging bicycle only exerts 20-30 pounds of gravitational force (unless its a beach cruiser or downhill bike or something ) ----

realizing its in a different plane of motion, but we put far more force on a wheel than that when riding




That math checks out. (Adds bike hooks to Amazon cart)
Thunderlips is offline  
Likes For Thunderlips:
Old 10-14-21, 04:00 PM
  #78  
MrK.
Senior Member
 
MrK.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: ETX/ SNH
Posts: 221

Bikes: 2011 Handsome/ Twin Six Speedy Devil, 2006 Soma Groove, 1991 Haro Impulse Comp, 1987 KHS Montana Pro, 1986 Ross Mount Hood, 1986 Mongoose ATB, 1985 Shogun Prairie Breaker I, 1973 World Voyageur, 1941 Schwinn DX "Klunker"

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 70 Post(s)
Liked 78 Times in 40 Posts
Bike cave, beer cave, reloading cave, gunsmithing cave, sticker making cave, listening to loud music cave, guitar playing cave..... As usual I'm working on several things at once. Pretty cramped so most of the bikes are stored in the house. This was originally built as a dog kennel if you notice the heavy broom finish on the slab. The end doors open to a 12x12 slab so I can work on things out there as well.


MrK. is offline  
Likes For MrK.:
Old 10-14-21, 04:13 PM
  #79  
DMC707 
Senior Member
 
DMC707's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Oklahoma City
Posts: 4,427

Bikes: Too many to list

Mentioned: 35 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1080 Post(s)
Liked 423 Times in 282 Posts
Originally Posted by MrK. View Post
Bike cave, beer cave, reloading cave, gunsmithing cave, sticker making cave, listening to loud music cave, guitar playing cave..... As usual I'm working on several things at once. Pretty cramped so most of the bikes are stored in the house. This was originally built as a dog kennel if you notice the heavy broom finish on the slab. The end doors open to a 12x12 slab so I can work on things out there as well.

mg]


A multi-tasker ! Nice

What is the elevated chainstay MTB in your pic ? I am still drawn to that design . Being a Yeti fan, i harken back to the Yeti Ultimate as a bike i really lusted after back then, but i remember the Nishiki Alien, almost anything from Mantis, and some Alpinestars bikes too
DMC707 is offline  
Old 10-14-21, 04:16 PM
  #80  
DMC707 
Senior Member
 
DMC707's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Oklahoma City
Posts: 4,427

Bikes: Too many to list

Mentioned: 35 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1080 Post(s)
Liked 423 Times in 282 Posts
Originally Posted by Thunderlips View Post


That math checks out. (Adds bike hooks to Amazon cart)

LOL -- Done and Done ! Me too ! (actually these are in a rented space i have and are a few bikes that didnt make the cut for my "Bike Cave" feature wall )


DMC707 is offline  
Likes For DMC707:
Old 10-14-21, 09:46 PM
  #81  
thumpism 
Bikes are okay, I guess.
 
thumpism's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 7,492

Bikes: Waterford Paramount Touring, Giant CFM-2, Raleigh Sports 3-speeds in M23 & L23, Schwinn Cimarron oddball build, Marin Palisades Trail dropbar conversion, Nishiki Cresta GT

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2143 Post(s)
Liked 1,037 Times in 759 Posts
Originally Posted by Thunderlips View Post
Does hanging vertical like this cause any wheel issues? It always seemed like a bad idea to me, but I don't know why.
The actual hanging doesn't cause problems but getting a bike's wheel onto and off of a hook, or dropping the bike while wrestling with it, might. Stored mine for decades like this and worked in shops where it was also the practice.
thumpism is offline  
Old 10-15-21, 01:48 AM
  #82  
BenoitB
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Liked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Originally Posted by Thunderlips View Post
Does hanging vertical like this cause any wheel issues? It always seemed like a bad idea to me, but I don't know why.
I don't think so IMO. Make sure the hook has a some sort of rubber coating to prevent scratches and don't rest it on the rim decals.
BenoitB is offline  
Old 10-15-21, 09:24 AM
  #83  
MrK.
Senior Member
 
MrK.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: ETX/ SNH
Posts: 221

Bikes: 2011 Handsome/ Twin Six Speedy Devil, 2006 Soma Groove, 1991 Haro Impulse Comp, 1987 KHS Montana Pro, 1986 Ross Mount Hood, 1986 Mongoose ATB, 1985 Shogun Prairie Breaker I, 1973 World Voyageur, 1941 Schwinn DX "Klunker"

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 70 Post(s)
Liked 78 Times in 40 Posts
Originally Posted by DMC707 View Post
A multi-tasker ! Nice

What is the elevated chainstay MTB in your pic ? I am still drawn to that design . Being a Yeti fan, i harken back to the Yeti Ultimate as a bike i really lusted after back then, but i remember the Nishiki Alien, almost anything from Mantis, and some Alpinestars bikes too
That is a 1991 Haro Impulse Comp. This pic also shows the other side of my workshop doors to keep it relevant to the thread.


Last edited by MrK.; 10-15-21 at 09:43 AM.
MrK. is offline  
Likes For MrK.:
Old 10-15-21, 03:04 PM
  #84  
genejockey 
Klaatu..Verata..Necktie?
 
genejockey's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 7,184

Bikes: Canyon Endurace, 105; Battaglin MAX, Chorus; Bianchi 928 Veloce; Ritchey Road Logic, Dura Ace; Cannondale R500 RX100; Schwinn Circuit, Sante; Lotus Supreme, Dura Ace

Mentioned: 24 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3678 Post(s)
Liked 3,873 Times in 1,969 Posts
I keep my bikes compactly stored in one corner of the garage. I figure reduced footprint means less unwanted attention. Plus it's harder for others to count them! How many do you see?


I also use the garage as a "Pain Cave", but when not in use, it's easily cleared away and condensed to a smaller area.

__________________
"Don't take life so serious-it ain't nohow permanent."
genejockey is online now  
Likes For genejockey:
Old 10-15-21, 04:11 PM
  #85  
Lostin76
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2021
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Man, some of these spaces are bigger than our apartment. Very envious of these photos. I have an old Colnago that is currently in our dining room nook and my wife is shooting me daggers.
Lostin76 is offline  
Old 10-18-21, 08:32 PM
  #86  
thumpism 
Bikes are okay, I guess.
 
thumpism's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 7,492

Bikes: Waterford Paramount Touring, Giant CFM-2, Raleigh Sports 3-speeds in M23 & L23, Schwinn Cimarron oddball build, Marin Palisades Trail dropbar conversion, Nishiki Cresta GT

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2143 Post(s)
Liked 1,037 Times in 759 Posts
This is the bicycle area of a large (26' x 36') garage, a 10' x 20' space below the garage loft. The row of bikes along the right wall will be moved to pulley-rack parking suspended from the rafters high in the sloping ceiling above the main garage area and that wall will have a row of windows installed high in that wall just below the loft rafters with workbenches along that side.


Bike hangers pictured below will be bolted to the sloping rafters above.


Eventually the excess bikes will be winnowed leaving a mere two or three. Someday.
thumpism is offline  
Old 10-18-21, 09:22 PM
  #87  
denaffen
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2020
Posts: 189

Bikes: Bianchi Nyala, Bianchi Campione D'Italia, Luxus folding bike, Nishiki Sport, Bianchi Torino, KHS Aero Sport, probably something else around here somewhere

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 79 Post(s)
Liked 108 Times in 58 Posts

Just a few in the workroom at a time
denaffen is online now  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
socaltrailrider
Classic & Vintage
14
01-19-20 08:00 PM
poke em
Classic & Vintage
9
09-14-12 05:41 AM
SteveSGP
Classic & Vintage
5
06-13-11 05:30 AM
funkflex
Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals.
7
10-07-10 10:27 PM
onfloat
Classic & Vintage
23
12-16-09 08:34 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.