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Storing wheels?

Old 11-30-15, 09:13 PM
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Storing wheels?

Any pics showing how you store extra wheels? Just starting a cycling man cave, so any pointers there too would be of great help.
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Hang 'em from a hook. Done.
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Whatever you do - don't hang 'em from a hook.
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I prefer willy-nilly in the basement and shed, gathering spiderwebs & dust.
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I've got all of my wheels leaning up against a wall in a closet.
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Build up an extra bike to store them on. And then...hang it from a hook...or not.
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These longer hooks would allow you to store multiple sets of wheels with less wall space.

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ceiling hooks in the garage ftw
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I'd be afraid that if I ever attempted to sort out the plethora of spare wheels scattered about my garage that it might disrupt the smooth inner workings of the universe. So I just leave them be.
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Whatever you do, make sure you store them out of direct sunlight and at proper humidity levels.
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I prefer willy-nilly in the basement and shed, gathering spiderwebs & dust.
This. My extras are tucked haphazardly behind a treadmill that never gets used.
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