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How Do You Store Your Bike?

Old 02-19-12, 03:43 PM
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Old 02-19-12, 04:48 PM
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Our bikes get the large guest room that was a 2 car garage at one point...
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Old 02-19-12, 04:50 PM
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Just took a couple pics of the basement shop area. Sorry about the flashes but it is fairly dark down there. My lighting is good for working on bikes, not taking pictures. of the whole space.



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Old 02-19-12, 05:21 PM
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Mine is hanging on the wall in the garage, it works just fine.
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Old 02-19-12, 06:15 PM
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Hang our 6 bikes just like Rob13 except for we hang from the back tire and use the large J hooks and hang one bike per ceiling stud
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Old 02-19-12, 06:16 PM
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Most of them are here



and most of the rest are on racks/stands like this in another room.
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Old 02-19-12, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by svtmike View Post
In the garage.

Your bikes are so light you have to hook them to the floor?
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Old 02-19-12, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by LOGICK ONE View Post
Saw this. Like this. Might emulate this for my place.

This for 6 of them but in the garage. Wife and I keep the daily rides in the living room. Priorities. GL
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Old 02-20-12, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
Your bikes are so light you have to hook them to the floor?
Helium filled tires.
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Old 02-20-12, 08:24 AM
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Our 2 bikes are just standing in our 2nd bedroom (2br apt) but I'm going to re-organize our small storage room on our balcony to see if I can hang them in there.
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Old 02-20-12, 08:31 AM
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mine stays on the left side of the bed.. my wife has been relegated to sleeping on the couch. i'd never leave the bike outside, afraid the carbon fork might rust.
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Old 02-20-12, 08:38 AM
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No basements in Florida and no garage to put bikes in. Currently three of the bikes are in a large shed in the back yard and one is at my daughter's house, in her garage. I was thinking of getting another shed just for the bikes if I can convenience the wife to give up some of her plants or move them to another area (our entire back yard is landscaped).
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Old 02-20-12, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
Is that a free standing rack (not bolted to wall)?
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Old 02-20-12, 10:08 AM
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I don't store it, I ride it. 4-6 times per week, so I have no need to store it.
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Old 02-20-12, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by LOGICK ONE View Post

That is a super nice set-up!

We have ours hanging in the basement on hooks picked up at Lowes. We also have the work bench down there too, so I cover the bikes with old sheets to keep the wood dust off.
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Old 02-20-12, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
Bedroom works.
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When I spend big money for gear, I like to keep my eye on it.
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Old 02-20-12, 11:42 AM
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+ 1

When I spend big money for gear, I like to keep my eye on it.
i keep it in the bedroom for another reason...
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Old 02-20-12, 12:37 PM
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Hooks attached to 2x6 attached to studs in garage.

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Against my bed because I have oh so much space in my house to call my own
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One bedroom apartment, homemade PVC rack, 7 bikes
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Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
Is that a free standing rack (not bolted to wall)?
Yes it is freestanding I actually had to rebuild it last summer, here is a thread about that, https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...er+of+Bianchis

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https://www.lowes.com/pd_241405-315-1...ike&facetInfo=
Use one of these...they were on clearance for a while there - cheap and holds the bike against the way

Only storing one this way though...
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Two bedroom apartment at work site-living room decor and the second bedroom with a home made four bike rack and a work stand. Six complete bikes and 3 projects.

Beach house-hooks from the ceiling in the workshop. Two complete bikes and a project.

Home-hooks from the ceiling in the garage. Garage has a 9' ceiling height, so it kills a car space. 8 complete bikes and a project.

Yep, I'm obsessed....
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Old 02-21-12, 06:23 PM
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I feel like such a loser with only 2 bikes!

Oh well, at least they both fit nicely in my 4th BR / home office closet, along with all my cycling gear (work stand, pump, tools, spare wheels, helmet, kit, etc.)

It keeps everything nicely out of view - which makes for a happy wife

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I don't have pictures as I would need to take like 8 different shots. I have two bikes on floor trainers center stage in the living room ready to ride if I decide I need a workout. One is my wife's bike, the other my hybrid. We have two bikes hanging on horizontal hooks in the garage, bought the hooks from Lowes and installed by me. I have two other bikes resting against a toolbox in the garage (these are the bikes we tend to use outdoors most so they are ready to go). When we bought the house I took over one bedroom for a workroom (my wife took another one that just happens to be larger), this "room" has six frames laying in various ways, a few sets of wheels hanging around, parts lying everywhere, bags/racks/cycling clothing in the closet and a toolbox full of bike related tools. One bike frame and fork is clamped to the workstand getting ready to get built into another fast roadbike.
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