Bike Storage

by TheHatter   May 1, 2009  

I *only* have 3 bikes but they do sometimes clutter up my garage so I was thinking of installing some hooks to hand them up by one wheel as I think this is how I saw them stored at a track recently. However I cant help but think this might damage the wheels - am I worrying unecessarily?

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that's how i got 'em in the shed, never had any problems at all. it's worth buying some decent vinyl coated ones to stop them scratching your rims but they're peanuts really and free up loads of space.

if you've got a bit of cash to throw at the problem then these are ace:

http://www.madison.co.uk/productinfo.aspx?&tier1=Transport%2c+Storage+%2...

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posted by Barry Fry-up [187 posts]
1st May 2009 - 21:04

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Yep, Barry is spot-on. hanging them up is a really good way to get a lot of bikes in to a fairly tight space. use some vinyl coated hooks and it won't do the wheels any harm at all.

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4143 posts]
1st May 2009 - 21:19

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my record for bikes in the shed (12'x8') is 13 bikes. anyone beat that?
Smile Smile

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7385 posts]
1st May 2009 - 21:22

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incidentally, only three of them were actually mine...

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7385 posts]
1st May 2009 - 21:23

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posted by Jon Burrage [1081 posts]
2nd May 2009 - 7:43

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Great - thanks for the comments - now all I have to do is get down to the DIY store... on a bank holiday weekend... hmmm

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posted by TheHatter [810 posts]
2nd May 2009 - 16:21

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brave!

not all carbon is the same.

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posted by Jon Burrage [1081 posts]
2nd May 2009 - 21:31

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