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Bikes are bulky and take up a lot of room, which is why bike racks that are wall or ceiling mounted are a great way to free up floor space. Here are a few styles that might help your bike take up less space.

 Bicycle Hanger - Stores Up To Four Bikes

The Bicycle Hanger – Stores Up To Four Bikes allows you to hang bikes by one wheel. This bike rack is great in the garage where space is always at a premium. Holding up to four bikes this rack is ideal for a family or anyone with a bike collection.

Don’t think four bikes will do it? Then the Mountain Bike Rack, with six slots, has the storage you need. This rack allows you to dedicate a wall to storing and displaying your bikes.

For a bike rack that offers storage space for your bike and all your bike gear add the Wall Mounted Bicycle Rack – Double Vertical. Built in shelves are the perfect place to store clip in shoes, a bike lock or your helmet.

With a minimalist design that is subtle enough to use in your apartment or in the garage try the Single Wall Mounted Bike Rack – Set of 2. A hook holds the top tire while the lower tray keeps the lower tire from marking the wall. Use as many of these racks as needed to store all your bikes.

Keeping bikes properly stored and out of the way simply requires finding the right bike rack for your space and your bike collection. From the garage to the living room, wherever you store your bike, a bike rack that takes them up, up and away can be a convenient way to make the best use of your space. These bike racks will give you extra space to hang, while giving your bikes a place to hang too.

Up, Up and Away!

Finding a place to store larger items, like bikes or scooters, can be a challenge in a packed garage. Sometimes it can be hard enough to fit the car in the garge, nonetheless all the bikes and sporting equipment you also want to store there. By making the most of unused space with a pulley system you can create a clutter free garage that doesn’t give you a headache every time you open the garage door.

When storing a single bike there are a few good options, like the Mounting Bicycle Storage Rack, which is specially designed to make hoisting items up above a breeze. Once the bike is in position it can be locked in place to keep it out of the way when not in use. The Bike Hoist is another good option, coming complete with padded hooks to ensure your bike doesn’t get scuffed while in storage. Holding up to 80 pounds, the Storage Pulley Hoist is a great choice for heavier mountain bikes, it also features a safety release mechanism to ensure that bikes stay in place during storage. Whether you’re looking to store kids bikes or a nice road bike, a pulley system is a great way to keep them safely stored and out of the way.

To add the amount of storage you need you can even align as many of these racks as you need to store all the bikes in your collection. These rack aren’t just for bikes, they can be used to store all sorts of things you’d like to get out of the way. Use them to store everything from boats, to patio furniture to ladders. Utilizing ceiling space as storage space is a great way to get the most out of your garage.

It’s Not Just Your Bike That Needs A Rack, Add Overhead Storage

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors! From camping to canoeing it’s easy to find yourself with a garage full of oversized equipment and no good place to put it. Make the next camping trip a breeze to pack for by keeping the garage organized and orderly. This means creative and heavy duty storage systems that stow away easily but can be accessed when needed. Overhead storage pulley systems are one option for making the most of unused garage storage space.

Heavy Duty Storage Pulley Hoist

Heavy Duty Storage Pulley Hoist

For anyone with a small boat to store the Heavy Duty Storage Pulley Hoist provides a compact overhead storage system that can adapt to your vessel. Hooks can be positioned to properly fit your boat. Hoisting up to 150 pounds this is a great way to make the most of garage storage by using the ceiling for storage space. Another option is the Deluxe Hoist Systemthat can be adapted to be used for everything from a kayak to a car top carrier. Simply place the item you want to store on the floor below, lower the hooks to attached to the item and lift it out of the way!

Deluxe Hoist System

Deluxe Hoist System

When storing bins of sporting or camping supplies a pulley like the Garage Storage System with Heavy Lift – 250 lbs has a built in shelf perfect for holding boxes. Simply install this system in a part of the garage where it can lowered far enough that items can be accessed.

Garage Storage System with Heavy Lift - 250 lbs

Garage Storage System with Heavy Lift – 250 lbs

These heavy duty lifting systems provide a safe way to store items that can be difficult to simply place on the shelf. When summer is over an overhead storage pulley system storage keeps items out of the way when not being used. Make the most of this summer with easy access to all your favorite toys!

Make Room for Bike Racks with Garage Tool Organizers

This blog has discussed bike racks, ceiling racks, wall racks and pretty much anything bike storage related.  Well, today I want to discuss something that is indirectly related to the storage of your bicycle and gear.  Most people store their bikes in the garage or in a shed, and are forced to share this space with a variety of other everyday items, one of which is garage tools.  Everybody needs them;  few know how to store them.  I have a couple of suggestions for garage tool organizers that will clear up space in your garage, providing you with the storage necessary for your fleet of bicycles.

garage tool organizer

garage tool organizer

Floor space in the garage is important if you want it to function at its maximum efficiency.  This is why I suggest using wall or ceiling racks for your bicycle storage.  Well, the same principle is at work here with your larger garage tools.  Items such as weed-whackers, rakes, shovels, hoes, chainsaws and ladders take up so much floor space when they are not being used; floor space that would be the perfect place to tweak your spokes or fix a broken bike seat!  I would recommend checking out tool wall organizers like magnetic wall racks, heavy duty wall racks, and even a simple pegboard for your tool storage.
Another suggestion for garage storage deals less with saving space and more with saving time.  Don’t you hate it when all you need to do to finish your bike-building project is fasten a few screws, but your disorganized garage makes you spend an extra hour just searching for a Phillips head screw driver?  Well add some bin storage to your garage and know exactly where everything is, at all times!  Most of the bin storage units include place holders for labels, ensuring you will never waste time searching for tools again.
I know today’s post was a bit tangential, but I just finished cleaning up my garage and was inspired to share what I learned from the experience with you, my dedicated readers.

Raise the Roof with a Hanging Bike Rack!

Well, you certainly don’t have to be a super-human type being to get up on the ceiling. And you don’t have to be a rock climber hang upside down. And you really don’t need to work for the phone company, either. How do you do it? Let me explain to you how. Feast you eyes on some serious awesomeness. This amazing Aluminum Overhead Garage Rack and Hoist takes your bike, and HANGS IT! That’s right a hanging bike rack, perfect for the garage.

Pretty neat, huh? The first time I installed one back in 2003, my kids and I stood and stared. My wife said it looked like a scene out of her favorite film, “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial”. She was exactly right, and the Aluminum Overhead Garage Rack’s tough cam lock and frame is exactly right as well. You know what? It also holds ladders, if your bike is out in the shop. Or you’re out riding it. It’ll actually safely hoist up anything you want, up to 75 pounds! That was great for my cramped garage, since it freed up floor space in a snap. There is just so much stuff around in there, the Aluminum Overhead Garage Rack really helps. It helps your bike “rise above” all the clutter! (Ha-ha, sorry, bad pun.)

I’d nab one of these Aluminum Overhead Garage Racks quick, and hang your goods up, if I were you. You’ll be envied by your neighbors, and like I said, your kids will love watching things float up there. My wife was so happy after I bought one, that she said that she could overlook all of my “wacky eccentricities” because I finally came though on something I said I could: I made a bike float in the air. Ha-ha! Peace! You’ll be enjoying yours and all the storage it offers for years to come.

Challenge the Laws of Gravity with this Gravity Challenging Bike Rack!

Jeez, how about this guy? He’s headin’ for a brusin’ — or crusin’ for a hurtin’. If only we could save him from his fate, with like a really neat futuristic device that could change the way gravity works, like really just make sure he didn’t clobber his face and more importantly wreck that sweet bike, simply by using a device that could stop gravity in it’s tracks and by extension stop this guy and his bike in their tracks so he didn’t wreck that cool bike and break face, which he’s about to do. Man, too bad it’s only 2010 (almost 2011, ha-ha) and no one has invented that futuristic thing yet, and when they do, they should invent a futuristic time machine so they can go back in time and stop this guy from eating it. But hey, maybe he didn’t crash his bike into that rock, sending him over the edge of that cliff, maybe gravity DID stop, maybe gravity stopped, and everyone was so freaked out that some forward-thinking guy actually had time to go run and get his camera and take a photo of this biker floating in midair. Maybe. I doubt it. You don’t mess with gravity. But what I don’t doubt, is the coolness of this similarly titled bike-rack, the Gravity Bike Rack. Cool!! Right? It’s from Stacks.

A bicycle stand built for two! The space-saving Gravity Bike Rack holds 2 bicycles and helmets securely and needs no installation. Just choose a location and place the bike-rack against any wall. That’s all! No drilling into walls, and no mounting hardware. For added convenience, this unique bike storage stand has two hooks to hang riding helmets. Rubber pads on the back of the rack protect your wall. Perfect for apartments, condos, garages, homes and anywhere space is limited or permanent markings are prohibited. Arms can be partially rotated. Bike rack extends 12.5″ from the wall. Made of sturdy steel tubing. Weight limit is 100 pounds. Good luck!

A cool new Bike Rack makes me Happy, but a Mean Blog Lady bums me out.

I don’t know about what is happening to me here, but I am under attack by a weird INTERNET BLOGGER. That’s the worst level of attacker you can ever have, a step below fire ants or bed bugs or crabs. INTERNET BLOGGERS, when they get agitated, are tiny, and annoying, and they burn, and they keep you from doing what you’d rather be doing, which is writing about Bike Racks. Somewhere off in some sad corner of the internet, Wine Racks Blog tells all about Wine Racks and this chick Wineracks Molly I guess is really excited about those Wine Racks. Most of the weird blog is boring and stupid and dumb and retarded. Also spurious. But when you get down to the nitty-gritty and add up the pieces of feces, I’d say this Molly is mostly delusional and scary. Check out this post… this lie cupcake with ca-ca cream filling she baked up:

As you know, I’ve recently become aware of the blog that is called Bike Racks Blog, the blog that is known as the most dangerous site on the internet. I recently tried to have a conversation with Mr. Larry Wilson, the proprietor of the blog, but of course, I should have known better. You can’t reason with madmen. But still, I wanted to reach out, even though people advised me against it. I guess it seems naive, but I wanted to try to understand the person that would post such things like Cold, Chilling Holiday Nights demand you chill out with some stone-cold Holiday Deals!? Here is a transcription of that interview.

News Flash: She made that up. She never spoke with me.
BREAKING NEWS FLASH: I’m mad as hell, and Bike Racks Blog is going to war.

Yes, you guessed correctly… when Bike Racks blog is pushed, we go on the offended. We fight back to back, serving up hot angry soup. We strike when its less expected. We attack like clones and stick like a tack. We unleash Biblical levels of allegory. IT IS WAR, Wine Racks Blog. WAR. But please don’t worry long-time readers: attacking dumb hate blogs will not stop us from doing what we do best, which is finding the very coolest in Bike Racks, usually at Stacks and Stacks, usually at a very reasonable price, usually awesome. But we can’t forget that we were slander-libeled and libel-slandered by a libelous-slanderous herky-jerky wino. So the FIGHT BEGINS!

First thing I did was a reverse traceroute ping to locate the IP timestamp and compared reverse traceroute paths with traceroutes issued from the destination ping hops seen in directly measured traceroutes along the same ping path. It didn’t take me long to zero in on the computer Wine Racks Blog posts lie posts from. And it didn’t take me long to camp out on the street in front of the house where the computer Wine Racks Blog posts lie posts from is located. And it didn’t take me long to photograph the idiot.

That’s her, Bike Racks Blog League of Bike Rack Fans. So let’s GET HER. Let’s visit her site and leave comments and tell her how great THIS site is. Let’s type “Bike Racks Blog” into Google as many times as we can to get the #1 spot on Google Trends and embarrass her and blow away her traffic. Let’s not purchase any Wine Racks and kill the Wine Rack industry and then leave her nothing to talk about. Then she’ll have nothing to talk about but ME, so she can change the name of her blog to Unhealthy Obsession With Bike Racks Blog and then I’ll sue her for copyright violation.

So hey, do you need a bike rack that can accommodate many styles of bikes, in case you need to, I don’t know, convert them into one big flying justice death machine doling out beeatch bombs of megaton ninja vengeance? Then this is the one for you. It’s a really sweet Garage Gator Motorized Storage System. Garage storage for all your heavy toys has never been easier with the Garage Gator Motorized Storage System. The keylock safety switch allows you to lower or raise everything from bikes to gold bags, canoes to kayaks and much more. The Garage Gator is perfect for garage organization as it frees up floor space. 5″ model holds up to 125 lbs. 10″ model holds up to 220 lbs. Comes with a standard 110v plug and all hardware needed for simple install. But I digress…

It’s on friends. It’s on like Tron. Like Donkey Kong Marathon. I declare war on Wine Racks Blog, and I will not stop. Ever.

Molly better realize she just woke up the sleeping giant white whale, and THIS giant white whale she won’t be able to stop with just a slingshot and three magic beans.


Hanging Out with Bike Racks Dot Com!

No, hanging bikes up on the walls isn’t a dream. The dream is real! Ha-ha. It’s not totally possible to hang a bike, and enjoy it later. How do you do it? Let me explain to you how. Feast you eyes on the serious awesomeness of this bike rack. This amazing Aluminum Overhead Garage Rack and Hoist takes your bike, and HANGS IT!

Pretty neat, huh? The first time I installed mine, I almost couldn’t believe I wasn’t dreaming. Like a criminal in a weird foreign country that doesn’t give criminals any human rights, your bike will hang, and the Aluminum Overhead Garage Rack’s tough cam lock and frame is just as tough as that weird foreign country’s laws. You know what? It also holds ladders or canoes if your bike is out in the shop. Or you’re out riding it. It’ll actually safely hoist up anything you want, up to 75 pounds! That’s great for my cramped garage. There is just so much stuff around in there, the Aluminum Overhead Garage Rack really helps. It helps your bike “rise above”! (Ha-ha, sorry, bad pun.)

I’d nab one of these Aluminum Overhead Garage Racks quick, and hang your goods up, if I were you. You’ll be envied by your neighbors, and like I said, your kids will love watching things float up there. Mine do. Sometimes I still think I’m dreaming when I look at it. But then I think about how much value it gives me for the price, well, I know I must be dreaming! I love it!!

You can never have enough storage space in the garage, and overhead storage is a great way to free up floor space and get rid of clutter in the garage. Use this overhead bike rack for a variety of awkward or oddly shaped items that are sitting around your garage.

Unidentified Flying Bike Rack Phenomenon (UFBRP)

No, don’t be scared. Not a REAL UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECT! It’s a Hoist Monster! As I’ve hopefully showed everyone, there are just so many wonderful ways to Rack Bikes, from “old school” ways to cutting edge new ways as well also. But totally the coolest way is hanging them up from the ceiling in the air above the ground. Not only is is a conversation starter (“Hey Larry, how did you get that bike in the air?”), it’s also a handy way to keep clutter and un- organization off the floor and keep it out from underfoot by putting it mid-air. Sometimes these devices are called Hoists. And sometimes… they’re called UFOs.

I should have saved this post for Halloween, but I just couldn’t wait! Ha-ha! It’s the Hoist Monster from Stacks and Stacks! It doesn’t look like a UFO, and it doesn’t look scary, but I guess what it scares away is clutter and un-organization, both of which should be very scarred of it, ha-ha. It’s a real tough device, which gives you piece of mind, and it also features a limited lifetime warranty, which is EVEN BETTER piece of mind. AND everything’s included for easy ceiling installation. It’s a great way to rack! This monster has covered all the bases, no doubt about it. It’s really the nicest monster I have ever met. And I’ve met some monsters! And seen some UFOs! Okay, bye.

Face the Facts: You’re Faced with a Choice about Floating.

Hi friends.  Still here.  Yes, I got all of your e-mail.  No, I still can’t talk about what happened to me.  My lawyer says I have to wait.  SORRY!  Ha-ha.  Don’t worry, though, it’s worth the wait!  Ain’t that the way life always goes?  You’re not kidding.  And then you die!  Ha-ha.  But hopefully not before you learn about what happened to me.  And speaking of hellish nightmares, is there anything worse than eating it?  You know, really eating it, like bad, like wrecking your face?  How about eating it and wrecking your face and having some dude standing there with a CAMERA?!  Oh snap!  Looks like this poor fella ordered a wrecked face for lunch.  Instant delivery!  Is he on Facebook?  Because he just booked it into his face.  And thanks to the internet, we get to re-live it forever:

Maybe he should have stayed indoors and used this instead:

There’s a lot to be said for floating.  If the face-wreck gentleman had the ability to float, he wouldn’t have eaten it!  Ha-ha,  I know!  Okay, but you’re saying, “how can I float a bike?  I don’t have an alien in a basket attached to the front.”  Guess what?  Nobody does.  But they do have access to the internet, and they can shop at Stacks and Stacks.  And there they can find the “Bike Lift – Floating Bike Rack“.  And with it, you can float your bike. You can lift your bike up, up and away using the Bike Lift. This system is light-weight and easy to use. Just use the adjustable gripping hooks to grab your bike and pull up to 50 lbs up and out of the way. The rope locking mechanism ensures that what goes up does not come down until you want it to. This system can be used on ceilings up to 14 feet. Take bike racks to the next level with the Bike Lift. Because eating it on the street is kind of a bummer.  Okay!