Re: [CR]Bike Storage

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Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 23:23:07 -0400
From: Peter Jon White <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Bike Storage
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cc: wrote:
> If others on the list are like me and have many bikes, the limit to even more
> bikes seems to be storage space. I'm going to build a rack to hang the bikes
> vertically from the front or rear wheel. My concern is that long-term
> storage may damage fork or hub bearings or even distort wheel. Is my concern
> groundless (no pun intended) or is hanging bikes by one wheel not a good idea?

If a wheel could be damaged in any way by hanging the bike from a hook, the wheel would not function as a wheel. In other words, any wheel that couldn't support the weight of a bike would collapse as soon as you got on it.

Peter Jon White
Peter White Cycles
24 Hall Rd.
Hillsborough, NH 03244
603 478 0900 Phone
603 478 0902 Phax