Placing bikes in the garage may be a difficult thing to do. If it is not securely placed, the bikes may roll from their first-placed. They may also make the garage more cramped. However, if the bikes are stored on the furthest wall, you may find it difficult to pick them up. Is there any good idea to store the bikes? You may try to look at these garage bike storage ideas and say thanks later.
1. DIY the Shelf
Keep the budget tight by DIYing your own bike shelf. This shelf is rather small but you can hang the bike and also store other items such as helmet, jacket, or anything in this shelf. So later you know where to look for your riding gears since they are stored in one place. This shelf may also keep your garage floor clean since the bike is hung.
2. Lock Them Up
If you are worried about the burglar, you can lock the bikes up in the garage. You can buy the ordinary lock so you can make sure the bikes will go nowhere. Or you can use Ultra Space Saver Single so you can lock up the bikes on the wall. So, you can save some space more since your bikes will up there on the wall.
3. Hook Them Up
If you need to arrange your bikes but don’t have time to make the shelf neither have money to buy the lock, you just need something as simple and cheap as hooks. You can hang the bikes up using strong hooks such as Heavy Duty Bicycle Hooks. Just simply install it on the wall and you can hang your bike immediately.
These hooks are meant to hook bicycle sideways since it is strong enough to hold them up. You just need to lift your bike up and hang your bike on the framework. This way, you can minimalize the occurrence of the stain on the wall.
4. A Rack that Fit for All Size Bikes
Sometimes a hook or a shelf is perfect for certain size of bikes, mostly the big one. However, the smaller size bike may be difficult to hang if the shelf or hook is too big, also vice versa. It is nothing to worry and you don’t need to look for different size shelf. You only need to install the Velo Wall Rack which has sliding arms that can be perfect of any size of bike. Buy a new bike? You don’t need to replace the bike rack.
5. Off-Floor Bike Rack
Having a lift in your house can be a common thing, but having a lift for your bike? Get your bikes off from the floor using an electric lift named Garage Gator. This electric rack will bring your bikes up there so you can have your floor back and make your garage more spacious.
6. Moveable Bike Rack
If you love moving things in your home, this idea may be the most suitable for you. A bike rack called Gravity Bike Rack can easily be moved anywhere you want. It also holds up to two bikes in one rack. This rack is also strong and secured enough since it is attached to the wall with a drywall screw.
Not only in the garage, this rack is also perfect for you who need to keep your bikes inside the house. What is good about this rack is that your bikes will not touch the floor or the wall, so you can easily clean the floor and you will not find any stain on your wall.
7. Hang the Bike Up
What do you usually hang? A cap? A coat? Now, you can hang your bike up. This idea is perfect for you who live in an apartment or in a small-size house. The rack is called GearTrack Bike Rack, comes with four hooks that have a different use. One hook with quick-release system for an adult bicycle, one kid-size bike, and two hooks for helmets. So you don’t only get the hooks for the bicycles but also for the helmets.
The hooks are installed strongly in a thick and strong steel bar that you can secure on the wall by using the screw. Just as easy as hanging the coat when you enter your house. The bikes will be secured and can also be a nice decoration in this way. What an extraordinary decoration, though.
8. Simple Stand Bike Rack
For you who like simple things, the simple stand bike rack can be the most perfect idea ever. It holds your bike so you don’t need to lean it on the wall. It is also easy to use, just load the bike from the rear or front wheel and there will be no bike’s rims scratched.
Basically, this stand is similar to what usually exist in the bicycle parking lot, but with more advanced technology that can make you lock the bike from the front or the back. It is also strong enough in holding the bike so the bike will not fall down easily.
9. Hanging Your Bikes Like in the Store
Admire the arrangement of a bike store? You can apply it to your house by installing the Classic rack by Steadyrack. You can hang the bikes an inch from the floor without any difficulty. Just wheel it and swivel the bike to the wall. This will save space more and you can display your bikes too.
10. Vertical Hooks
This bike hook is quite unique, you can hang the bikes vertically. Come with a ceiling rack, this bike hooks can be a place to hung several bikes at once. What is good about this is you will not need to damage your wall to install the rack, you probably just need to clean the wheel track only.
Those are great ideas for you, now you just need to pick one that is the most suitable way for you and your home condition. Choose the simplest and easiest way so you don’t need to do anything troublesome just to save your bikes.