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    How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?

    Hoping to get some ideas on how some of you guys are storing your bikes. I now have several bikes (6 including family) and storing them is becoming cumbersome. I'm sure there are members much more creative than myself out there

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    How high is your garage ceiling? There's quite a few ways you can hang a bike from a rafter.

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    The best thing I ever did to make more room for my bikes was to kick the car out of the garage!

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    side mounts holding 4 bikes. One sitting againts wall. If anymore I would hang from ceiling.

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    Re: How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?

    i go for the big pile o bikes method.

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    Thanks for the replies and links.

    My garage ceiling is pretty low and limits my choices. At least I have some images to help give me some direction.

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    I'm about to pull the trigger on a few of these.

    I am thinking two rows, with two easy to access. mybe even modify the hooks so the bikes look "diplayed".

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    This was my solution

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    How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?

    I hang them on hooks over the hoods of the cars. I stagger the hooks so the pedals and handlebars for each row aren't in each others way. So each row is half the width of the handlebars rather than the full width. I'd take a picture but we sold that house and my bikes currently split between a storage unit and piled in the corner of the Mother-in-Laws garage. Frankly, that's just too depressing to post on the Internet.
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    Note that Shimano does not recommend their disk brakes be stored upside down.
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    How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?

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    Note that Shimano does not recommend their disk brakes be stored upside down.
    Good to know. Are there any warnings or concerns with hanging Forks/shocks upside down or vertically? These two options are really the only methods that will work in my garage.

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    True. Having done it a few times, for not very long, the Shimano brakes need to be rebled about 25% of the time. (Thats a lot)

    My Fox Talas will clack on rebound for many miles if I hang them upside down. I usually will just "reset" them by pushing all the air out and re setting the sag.

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    Used to hang my bikes on the wall. No issues with my shimano brakes... or the hayes. The avids on the other hand....

    One of these days i'll have them on the wall again...

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    I used to but now my homeownerís association (composed of retired folks who have obviously done EVERYTHING there is to do in life, as all they do all day now is look for code violations in between watching Matlock and Hannity ) insists that I am supposed to own two cars to fill up my garage with. Just had to disassemble the drum set and now it looks like I need to sell another one of my bikes. If I were racing Pro category I could challenge their cries of foul play, adding that itís how I make a living, but Iím not that fast. Looks like the next casualty will have to be my Surly Big Dummy cargobike.
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    How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?

    However you store them the only one you must alway's lock is this one.How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?-photo.jpg
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    I have a few of those threaded hooks screwed into the studs in the ceiling of my garage, with one of those closet dowels resting in the hooks, then I hang each bike by the nose of its seat. I got a few bikes up there, maybe room for one more, but "my precious" is always ready to go (locked to the garage, of course )

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    I hang six bikes vertically against the wall. I staggered the hooks (higher, lower) so I could a mount into every stud. Works great, no shock or brake issues. I bought the hooks at rei, but there are prob cheaper ones on the internet

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    My team mechanic has a bike rack, like the ones you see in bike shops and has all his bikes lined up in a row on them. Seems like an easy way to keep them organized and you can slide it up against the side of the garage, and its out of your way. He has so much money into his bikes that he keeps a lock running through all of them and that keeps them upright if the stand fails.

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    i think I saw...

    I think I saw a few of the posters on that thread in Bike Hoarders

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    Quote Originally Posted by jms View Post
    This was my solution

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    How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?-photo.jpg

    My solution: a shed on the side of the house with a bulletproof, locking roll-up door.

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    This: XPORT Off the Wall Storage Rack - Indoor Storage

    I have an older model one that holds 2 bikes on each side.

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    How do you store multiple bikes in your garage?

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    Nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SS Hack View Post
    OT: Where did you buy the corrugated metal? I need some for a gate I want to build.
    At "Lowest Common Denominator/Third World Construction Supply"......AKA, Home Depot, in the roofing section. Orchard Supply also carries it.
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