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Tips for storing bicycles

Garage Storage: Tips for storing bicycles .Floor stands (shown below)
Children who ride bicycles often like to just drop them and run off. If you want to change this habit, consider getting a floor stand. Of all such storage devices, it's the easiest to use.Support posts (shown at right)
You can also lean bicycles or other large gear against a post. If you add elastic cords or hooks, the bikes will be even more secure. For two-story storage on support posts, look in a bike shop. The post shown here holds up to four bicycles. It works best in garages with high ceilings.
Pulley rigs
With a pulley system, you can store large items near the ceiling to preserve space below. You can buy a pulley system that works like mini-blinds. It has a built-in stop to keep items up. A gentle tug releases the mechanism so you can lower the object.

Screw these pulleys directly to ceiling framing if the wood runs in the same direction you want to store things. Or attach the pulleys to plywood first and then screw the panels to the joists. You must use this method if the joists run crosswise to the pulley direction.

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If your motorcycle has a center stand use it for long term storage. If you're not riding for several weeks and don't have a center stand you may want to consider carefully propping up the bike using blocks. Don't do more harm than good by dropping your bike while attempting to prop it up! If done correctly lifting your motorcycle will alleviate stress on the suspension and tires. Inflate your tires to the maximum recommended pressure will maintain their shape, since cooling temperatures will make the pressurized air contract. If the ground might potentially freeze, try to keep the tires off the ground using wood blocks.,,,

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