Monthly bike racks archive for February, 2008

Bicycle History – Who invented the Bicycle?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Wikipedia is a really good website. I don't think a single day goes past without me looking at it. Today I was looking at wikipedia and thought I would learn about the history of bikes. Bikes have been around for a long time but who invented the bicycle? Well, it ...

Bike Hooks – The Correct Way

Monday, February 25th, 2008

I've seen a lot of pictures on the internet of ways people are hanging their bikes. Great idea! I mean what better way to get your bike off the ground and save your bike then by buying a cheap bike hook from a department store. Then you can hang your ...

Bike Racks For Your Garage

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Garages are perfect places to store your bikes. Naturally instead of putting your bikes up against the wall some type of bike rack is needed for your garage.   I wrote a good page on finding the perfect bike rack for your garage but it is not getting the exposure it ...

Home Made Bike Hoist

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

As promised and requested here are the pictures of my home made bike hoist: This is a very basic home made bike hoist. It serves its purpose, doesn't move in the wind and was cheaper than buying from the local sports store. I had this bike hanging as a test (since ...

SignTheGoogleGuestBook – Ed was Here

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

This is my entry into the Google Guestbook. I love Google, it brings me traffic targeted towards my sites topic and hopefully it will continue to do so. If you found this blog through Google or you have a blog, I'd suggest posting your entry into the Google Guestbook to ...

Subaru Impreza Bike Rack

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

I love Subaru's for many reasons. I believe that they are great cars for the great out doors. When I was looking at purchasing one the sales man told me that there are more Subaru's with higher mileage on the road than any other vehicle. I don't know if thats ...

Share The Road

Friday, February 15th, 2008

I took this picture in Concord NC, which is near Charlotte. They have these signs around the city and if I understand correctly they are all over the state and country. It gets dangerous when riding on the road, thats what these signs are there for. They are there to ...

Honda CRV Spare Tire Bike Rack

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Honda CRV's are pretty cool. I have a friend who owned one but had problems with his but they are suppose to be decent cars. The great thing about them for bikers is they have a spare tire which means you can just buy a spare tire bike rack for ...

Toyota Tundra Bike Rack

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

This is a picture of a hitch mount bike rack on a Toyota Tundra. You can fit bikes in the bed of these trucks, they are huge! But if you have a cover on your truck bed (like this one does) you will probably want a hitch mount rack. If ...

Pontiac Aztec Bike Rack

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

One vehicle I've been trying to get a picture of is a Pontiac Aztec with a bike rack. Its driving me nuts. Its a pretty big car and there seem to be a lot of them but I can never get a picture of a bike rack on a Pontiac ...

saris bones 2 bike trunk mount bike rack fit guide

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

I've posted links on this site for instruction manuals before. The Saris bones bike trunk mount bike rack is probably one of the most versatile bike racks out there. It fits most cars and the instruction booklet will guide you through the fitting easily. Check out Saris website to get ...

Toyota Tacoma Bike Rack

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

This is probably the most crafty of bike racks that I have posted on this website. I believe that this is a Toyota Tacoma, but it is possible that it could be the larger Tundra. Anyway, you will probably have to click the image to see this. It is basically ...

Extended Ride Time Coming Up

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Extended Ride time is almost here and I can't wait. For those of you that don't know (I'm new to this term too) ERT is basically another word for the DST or daylight savings time. Since its coming up in March that means all of use bikers get an extra ...

What to eat on a long ride

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Since I'm a real biker I figured I would post about what I eat and drink on a long ride. I don't really ride that far in comparison to some professional bikers but when I do ride I like to not get hungry or be sick. Here is my list of ...

Surf Board Bike Racks

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Wow, this is a totally new niche to me. Surf board bike racks. That is crazy basically what it is is a rack that attaches to your bike that you haul a surfboard around on. That is pretty awesome. I wonder if there are any double sided surf board bike ...

Bike Rack Ithaca

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Ithaca is a city in NY I believe. They seem to have a quite a little town based around bike racks. There is a shop called the bike rack in Itaca NY and it obviously sells bike stuff. They have quite alot of search results for bike racks so I thought ...

Vauxhall Corsa Bike Rack Demo

Monday, February 4th, 2008

The Vauxhall Corsa has a bike rack built in. I wish more manufacturers of cars would include bike racks for use. If you purchased a car with a bike rack built in you wouldn't have to make your own bike rack. Anyway here is a video of it in action: The ...

freestanding bike rack

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

This is an example of a freestanding bike rack. I do believe that this is a custom ordered bike rack. Meaning that this is not a DIY bike rack. It is of professional quality and looks like it holds a lot of bikes. This is the sort of bike ...

Awesome Standalone Bike Rack

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

http://www.heklucht.nl/ The product has been conceived for an art project in Ypenburg (a newly build neighborhood in the Netherlands). Eight products will be placed in front of eight houses. The goal of the project is to stimulate an interaction between neighbours, while pumping up the tires of their bicycles. I don't know ...

High Security Bike Racks

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Many bike rack manufacturers say they have a highly secure bike rack when in reality they are not. I recommend buying a high security lock to lock your bikes to your bike rack and purchasing a rack that is secured to your vehicle. Remember that posts can be cut fairly ...