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Solutions for hanging road bike on wall...

Old 10-03-11, 08:15 PM
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Solutions for hanging road bike on wall...

Yes, this type of thread has been done many times but it usually involves how to do you store your bike in your garage.

I'm looking for efficient ways to hang a road bike on an apartment wall right side up. I realize I could do hooks and hang it upside down, but if I'm going to be putting my road bike on the wall to save floor space I'd rather have it look nice.

Are there any options out there for this. Hanging it by the TT or possibly the stem and saddle? Am I better off heading over to home depot and rigging up my own?

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Old 10-03-11, 08:26 PM
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I grabbed two of these on sale a while back, and they seem secure enough that I don't worry about the chainrings over my head when I sleep


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Wow.
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Old 10-03-11, 08:32 PM
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Hook in stud?
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Old 10-03-11, 08:33 PM
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That must be a signal person. My wife would never let my bike in the bedroom, let alone the house.
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Old 10-03-11, 08:33 PM
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those are some sweet looking bikes, not sure if they match the apartment though lol
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@hairnet - Those are some pretty sweet mounts! Love them!
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saw this at interbike. one screw needed

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I got stuff at the hardware store. Found 2 steel hooks that stick straight out from the wall but turn up at the end. Mounted them with sheetrock anchors+screws (or use screws into a stud if it's convenient for you). Then I used black foam pipe insulation from the hardware store to wrap the hooks (those noodle-shaped pool toys will work too), and hang the bike on both hooks by the top-tube.
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@hairnet... Freaking awesome.
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https://www.cycloc.com/

I have these, they work great, but are a bit pricey
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Should be OK if all you are doing is sleeping in that bed.
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tryng to impress BF that you read?
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Originally Posted by dwatson View Post
That must be a signal person. My wife would never let my bike in the bedroom, let alone the house.
What about his bike storage tells you he does semaphore?

OP, I have three of these. Home Depot sells them for $7 and they are strong enough for beach cruisers if you mount them on a stud. You can bend the arms pretty easily to accommodate different top tube lengths and bring the bikes closer to the wall, so it's more minimal looking as well.
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Old 10-04-11, 06:41 AM
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Do you sleep in the kitchen**********??
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Do you sleep in the kitchen**********??
You've never seen a studio apartment? Sheltered life I guess.

BTW, it appears as though this apartment dweller has his priorities right; bikes before high rent!

This scenario could give new meaning to the phrase "Bike Porn."
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I use the same style mount.
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Originally Posted by danvuquoc View Post
I use the same style mount.
lookin good! 3D picture with a shadow silhouette

I'm trying to look for a wall rack myself
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Originally Posted by danvuquoc View Post
I use the same style mount.
Love it. It looks like 'art'.
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A couple of my favorite words. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by JamieElenbaas View Post
You've never seen a studio apartment? Sheltered life I guess.

BTW, it appears as though this apartment dweller has his priorities right; bikes before high rent!

This scenario could give new meaning to the phrase "Bike Porn."
Exactly! Unfortunately, it's the Bay Area so it's still high rent.

Needless to say, not everybody is as thrilled as I am sleeping under bikes.

Really like the ideas Hairnet posted, and if I ever move to something that isn't a large closet I'll do something like that, or what blacksmith cycles had done:
https://blacksmithcycle.wordpress.com...acks-are-here/
https://blacksmithcycle.files.wordpre...1/06/bs-14.jpg
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