Monthly bike racks archive for March, 2008

Stealing a Bike Thief’s Bike

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

I found this clip on YouTube of some guys stealing a Bike Thief's Bike. This is pretty good. I mean, you have to be pretty stupid to ride your bike to steal another bike. Especially if you have to go back to get your bike from the place you stole ...

Homemade T-Mount

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

This was my first attempt at any type of bike storage. This is not really considered a homemade bike rack but more of a t-mount. I did not know that you could purchase units similar to these before I made it, or before I started this web site. Below are ...

Subaru Forester Trunk Mount Bike Rack

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

According to the Subaru dealership there Subaru has the most cars with the highest mileage on the road. Not exactly sure where he got this information on but I'm going with it. Here we have a picture of a Subaru Forester with a Trunk Mount Bike Rack. Not the ...

VW Jetta Bike Rack

Monday, March 24th, 2008

I took this picture a while back when I was in Raleigh. It was taken at the mall although I do not remember which one. I really like Jetta's but even tho I drive a cross over I don't particularly like these wagons. The roof rack makes me take my ...

How do you stop a fixed gear bike?

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Fixed Gear Bicycles have been around for ages but the scene has recently exploded. For people that are unfamiliar with Fixed Gear Bikes that know that some fixed gear bikes don't have brakes so a common question is: "How do you stop a fixed gear bike?" The simple answer is by using brakes. "But ...

How to choose a bike rack

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Choosing an adequate bike rack to store or transport your bike is not always an easy task. A good balance between ease of use, security and cost should be considered. The first thing to decide is what type of bike rack you want for your automobile. For an automobile besides the ...

Pictures of Bike Racks

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

I have 7 more pictures of bike racks on cars that I cannot post at the moment because Verizon Wireless's service is not working correctly. As you may know (from previous posts or the photo quality) I have been using a camera phone to take all of the pictures of ...

Bicycle Hoist – Video Demonstration

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

I was thinking about making a video tutorial to post on YouTube on my home made bicycle hoist. Naturally I started looking around for videos that already did this. Since my bike hoist plans are pretty much the same as any bike hoist you'll find on the market I figured ...

Bicycle Hoist

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

I recently made a post on my home made bike hoist. It seems like there was a lot of interest in this bicycle hoist. This post is just here to show all of the bicycle hoist posts that I've made regarding this specific bicycle hoist. I've recently removed the bicycle ...

ERT Is Here!

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

ERT (Extended Riding Time), also known as DST (Daylight savings time) Is here for us in the U.S. What this means is we loose an hour of sleep, but gain at least an extra hour of riding time. What that means is that I can really start working on my ...

Cycling, Racing. Cycling Racing!

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Cylcing is a fun sport. Racing is also a fun sport. Why not try cycling racing? Its a good way to stay in shape by training and also make some new friends that have similar interests such as cycling! I think that I would probably enjoy Cycling Racing, Cycling is one ...

Cycling Climbing Tips and Technique

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Building custom bike racks and cycling go great together. One good thing about both is the more you do them the better you become and the better information you can pass along. Since I have built quite a few bike racks if you are looking to make a bike rack ...

Standalone Triangle Bike Rack

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

This bike rack is easy to make from free bike rack plans. This one is rather long so would be time consuming to make. I ride past this rack some times which is by a school. I have never seen any bikes parked on this one except for mine. Its ...

Saturn L-Series Bike Rack

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

I snapped this picture of a car that was for sale with a Yakima Roof Rack. Its either a High Roller or the King Cobra mount. I called the number on the car to see if they would be interested in selling the rack but I could not get through. ...