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Homemade Bicycle Hoist Update

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

When I posted about my homemade bicycle hoist I was living in a condominium. Pretty shortly, a couple of months after hanging it the home owners association wrote me a rather nasty letter telling me I was not allowed to hang anything off the roof above, or even store bikes ...

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 ...

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 ...

Homemade or home made?

Friday, January 4th, 2008

According to the ct.gov here is the definition of home made: The use of the terms "homemade" or "home made," or other similar terms, is limited to those products actually manufactured in the home and under conditions which normally prevail in the home. This is related to food, but is ...

Finding the best deals on bike racks

Monday, December 10th, 2007

If you don't want to make your own bike rack or hoist then you might want to consider buying one. For the same price of parts you can actually buy them online if you know where to look. I've noticed that some of the best deals on bike racks are actually ...

More of a Bike Hoist. How to make your own from my plans. Part 2

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

All right, I've made some more drawing plans for the bike rack/hoist to illustrate how I made my own bike hoist. Its pretty easy, four steps. You'll have to excuse the plans drawings. I did them in paint since I'm not an artist may seem a bit childish. The only tool ...

More of a Bike Hoist. How to make your own from my plans. Part 1

Friday, December 7th, 2007

This is part one of a two part article on home brew bike hoists. The post I made yesterday was actually a drawing I had made a while back. Its a good method for suspending a bike in the air but it isn't really a bike rack. Hoists are popular among ...

Homemade Bike Racks – How To Make Your Own Bike Rack

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

I have plans that I have written down on how to build a bike rack. The bike rack is a very simple pulley system that is used in conjunction with a rope. You hook the bike onto the rope with other pieces of rope and the 150lb carabina, then simply ...