Store your Bike

Securely storing your bike to ensure it is safe and well protected when not on the road is important to any avid bike rider or regular cyclist. That’s why it is vital to choose the best and most effective bicycle storage solution to suit your particular bike - remembering such factors like it’s size and weight. You also need to consider the available space you have to keep your bike and whether you will be storing in an indoor or outdoor space.

Here are some simple yet effective bicycle storage solutions that can accommodate to any particular bike and the capacity in which is available to keep your bike stored in. 

Storing your bike in a garage or shed

If you are lucky enough to own a garage or shed then you’re already halfway there when it comes to securely storing your bike away. There are some additional fixtures and tools you can buy when it comes to effectively storing your bike in an enclosed space:

Bike Stand

Bike stands are a super easy and quick free standing storage solution for any bike being kept in any indoor space. You simply just attach the stand onto your bike and it keeps it upright for as long as you need, all that is required is an efficient amount of floor space big enough for the size of your bike. 

Ceiling Mounts

Ceiling mounts are a great storage solution to utilise ceiling space if your garage or shed is getting a bit too full and overcrowded. The hooks used to hold your bike in place are very simple to install. The only thing you will need to make sure to do is to locate a joist that is strong enough to bear the weight of the bike you’re planning to store up there before you start installing the hooks. 

Bike storage furniture

If you’re experiencing a big storage problem then storage furniture can be a very effective and clever solution. Just envision a portable shelving unit with slots at the top to simply slot your bike into - it is a great use of some free space. Just be sure that the slots are the correct width for your bicycle tires otherwise your bike will not be supported and may not fit! 

Storing your bike outdoors

If you’re only choice is to store your bike outdoors then don’t despair, there are some great options available. It also saves you the hassle of keeping it clean every time you get home!

Bike Shed

Bicycle sheds are a secure outside storage solution if you don’t own a garage or other shed already. They keep your bike out of view as well as being lockable and providing a reasonable amount of security. Bike sheds can accommodate to several bikes at one time and they usually don’t take up too much space.

Bike Tents

If you already have a bike stand or rack then you can consider buying a bicycle tent to keep your bike inside of it. They are compact and portable, making them a very practical storage solution that can be taken anywhere you go. However, as much as they keep your bike out of sight, they do very little in terms of security.