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    Looking for Wheel Storage Ideas

    Hi all,

    I'm looking for a way to store some wheelsets when they aren't being ridden. I was thinking others here have some solutions they might be willing to share. I want to get them off the garage floor and out of the way so they don't get knocked around. I'm open to building or buying whatever makes sense. Thanks.
    Bradley

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    get some ladder hooks (https://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt...7954/202249701) either of the top 2 will work. Screw a 2 x6 onto the wall and into the studs with a 3" sheetrock screw and space the hooks about 10 - 15 inches apart so the wheels overlap. You can easily get 6 wheels in a 6 foot space and only stick out about 6". Mount the 2 x 6 about 6 inches from the ceiling and you won't be taking up any lower wall space either. My bikes hang by the front wheel underneath the wheel rack. You can also put in eyebolts into the 2 x 6 and run cables to lock the wheels.

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    Thanks. That just might work in one of the spaces I have.
    Bradley

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    I've got a couple of those ladder hooks screwed into the ceiling about 6ft apart with a piece of 1/2" electrical thinwall pipe spanning the gap. I string the wheels onto the thinwall between the hooks. If the most used wheels are the outer most it isn't too much trouble getting them unstrung and down.

    It might work just as well if it was mounted on the wall.
    Too old to ride plastic

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    Thanks Velodog. I'm looking at something on the wall as my ceiling is probably 12 feet in the garage, and I want something reasonably accessible, with no more than a footstool while also being well out of the way. My wife expects that both cars will fit in the garage, so . . .
    Bradley

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    I had some PVC pipe laying around, so I bought 2 sets of plastic bathroom curtain rod end holders, mounted them between the overhead floor joists in my basement, cut the PVC to the right length, and I can easily fit a wheelset hanging from each.
    "L'enfer, c'est les autres"

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    If you want something a little fancier than a homemade solution, here is something that a friend of mine makes and sells. I have one and it is really great


    Foothill Products Bicycle Wheel Storage







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    That's nice looking MoPho, but I did this:

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    Bradley

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