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Hanging tough: 8 bike racks for urbanites
Are you a bike-riding city dweller looking for a way to rest your wheels without taking up too much precious real estate in your apartment? Check out these 8 storage options.
Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 01:15 PM
Just a few days back, we re-published a popular roundup of rough n' tumble bikes perfect for city dwellers
. Here's the thing: I don't bike myself in NYC. I'm far too neurotic having witnessed too many friends enter the ER and/or physical therapy due to messy biking mishaps. Plus, I'm afraid that I'd encounter this guy
. As a result, I rely on my own two feet and public transportation. That said, I do admire a nice set of wheels and these built-for-the-city beauties
give me a serious case of bike envy.
As a design-obsessed apartment dweller with limited space, I often think of what storage options are out there in the event that I ever do grow a pair and invest in a bike
to propel myself around my neighborhood. Turns out, there are plenty. Below are eight of my favorite bike storage solutions ideas for city apartments and other cramped-for-space living situations. Check 'em out.
Cycloc Bicycle Storage @ YLiving
Design House Stockholm Arrow Hook @ A+R Store
Leonardo Single Bike Storage Hook @ Delta
Monet Single Bike Storage Rack with Wood Shelf @ Delta
Cantilever & Press Reclaimed Wood Wall Mounted Bike Rack @ Supermarket
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