Garage Bike Storage Solutions

Everybody who owns a garage vow at some point or other that they must sort out all the stuff and organized it so that it looks nice and everything is at hand when they need it. But because of the sort of things you have to store, garages tend to become extremely cluttered spaces. One of the worst culprits are the bikes. They look innocent enough and make you think they won’t take much space but they always seem to get in the way. So lets look at some garage bike storage ideas I came across in a consumer product reviews website so that you can store your bike efficiently and without it getting in your way.

That article I referred says it is best to put a bike in a shed of its own if you have any form of outside space in your premises because it will free up space in your garage. However since this isn’t a option for most people then you have to make the most of the space available in the garage by using a efficient bike storing method. There are several such methods mentioned in that article which include the following.

1) Use … Read more at FryingPanSports

Jump Bikes and Jump Biking – A New Sport

Jump Bikes and Jump Biking – A New Sport

The newest addition to extreme sports is jump bikes!  They are taking dirt bike enthusiasts to another level and offering the athlete a new challenge! Traditional BMX bike owners are raving about the newest option, thanks to their appearance and overall performance abilities.

If you are new to the sport or are in the market for a jump bike, the following information should be taken into consideration before purchasing or riding one.

Jump bikes, like BMX bikes, limit the number of gears involved. Keeping the number of gears limited and the mechanics simple makes maintenance and upkeep minimal.   Another useful feature in addition to your gears is the horizontal dropouts. They allow a rider to set the tension of the chain more precisely. This creates a constant, reliable speed.

The frame should be lightweight but very strong. Jump bikes will be flying high and the weight of its frame should be kept at a minimum. Chromoly and 7005 Aluminum are both good metals for manufacturing bikes.  They reduce the weight of the bike, allowing it to soar upward effortlessly. An easy  way to spot a jump bike is by the location … Read more at FryingPanSports