If you have bikes, and you live in a small home, you have a storage problem. Whether you need to find space in a small apartment, or you have to fit your family bikes in an already crowded garage, we have creative bike storage projects. Here are both DIY tutorials, and also suggestions on where to buy some really cool solutions we found. The (Original) Bike Shelf (above) is from Knife and Saw, and has been featured in several magazines for it’s elegant solution to bike storage. It comes in two finishes, a light and a darker wood finish. Love this!
From ‘Mini Penny’, this custom DIY bike storage is easier and simpler than it looks! Definitely check out the tutorial, all it takes is a simple wood plaque, and some hooks and screws!
From ‘Ikea Hackers’, this Stolmen bike rack is an easy DIY project. This would be great to free up floor space in a garage or entry.
‘Good Ideas for You’ shows us how to make this DIY bike rack from a shelf, a pole, and some straps and hooks. Read down to the bottom of the page to find the link for the full tutorial.
Kyle Wilson designed this DIY wall bike rack that actually uses old handlebars as hooks! Smart! Easy and cheap…
These industrial bike hooks could be ordered from this Etsy Store, or you could DIY these. Take the photo to Home Depot, and let them help you choose the right piping. Then be sure to screw into a stud or wall anchor.
From the book, “ReadyMade How To Make (Almost) Everything“, these pallet bike racks are simply held up by simple “L” brackets from the hardware store on each side. See photo.
Another pallet bike rack, this one is a simple DIY. I would add some simple brackets to keep the top section secured to the bottom.
The rest of our solutions are ones that you can purchase, but they were unique so we wanted to include them. Let’s face it, cool products are hard to find!
The Make Bike Rack was the first product of The Make Co., and is made of solid wood.
The Slit Bike Rack folds up to totally fit in with your decor. Smart!
Lastly, the Cycloc is just that- a simple, Euro designed bike hook that “locks” your bike in. Ingenius!Image Credits: Good Ideas for You, Knife and Saw, Mini Penny, Ikeahackers, Kyle Wilson, Etsy, Clarkson Potter, Bike Hacks, The Make Co., Slit, Cycloc