They are lovely creatures aren’t they? Waiting to whisk you around the city in such a quiet, satisfying way.
Image via Oak Bay Bicycles
Too bad they always look like crap in your apartment.
Okay, perhaps that was a bit harsh. Too bad they always look like crap in MY apartment.
I don’t have the bike thing down – I don’t know how to store them to make them look, less… “bikey.” Is that a word? Probably not. Let’s make it a word.
When one lives in apartments that are, um, space-challenged at times, a good bike-storage solution is a must. Particularly when you live in part of a house that has no “safe” storage. And say, perhaps, you’ve already had one bike stolen (a Soma Smoothie, I might add, like the bike above) from the garage where you had the bike before. And yes, that bike was worth more than my car, I will say. Though, um, that actually doesn’t mean much. My car is a cool 21 years old. And kickin’ strong.
Okay, nevermind, back to the bike storage thing.
Here are a few options:
1. This below is one of my favorites, with a tiny footprint and an ability to hang your bike either horizontally or vertically.