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Old 05-05-21, 08:48 AM
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Long term bike storage

I live in Cambodia and travel to the US every year or so. I keep a number of bikes in both places.
That means my bikes have not been used for 3 years (thanks Covid) that are in the States.
I am heading there next week and will be leaving my bikes here in a hot humid rainy climate.
Is there anything that any of you would recommend to do to prevent things like stuck stems or seatposts, any rust, or other damage.
I also have quite a few leather saddles that need protection.
My bikes in the States.

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All I can think of is to lube the chain and seat post. Maybe lift the tires off the ground so when they go flat the tires are not folding... though modern tires seem fine with this for a surprisingly long time.
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Remove the tires and store them in a cool area.
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