A bicycle may be the most awkward item to store in the home.
There is a whole industry of organized solutions for two-wheelers. From hanging them on the wall with hooks, stands on the floor, pulley systems to hoist. Bikes can also indeed be a safety hazard if they are not properly stored out of garage foot traffic not to mention the little ones looking for adventure. Here is a neat idea a West Hollywood client turned us onto: a folding bike and a custom bike trunk. Purchase them seperately.
Folding Bikes from Brompton:
UK-based Brompton crafts amazing high quality fold-able bikes (30 seconds to fold!). The company ships them to Canada and the United States.
Bike Trunks from Pinel & Pinel:
Pinel & Pinel, a high-end French company (think 1930's ocean liner elegance and usefulness) created these custom bike trunks (and actually, a slew of other amazing trunks on their website-- so check them out). Wood and leather combined with nickel and brass plated latches steer your way into organized bike bliss in over 51 colors.
Now we just have to actually use the bike.
Images courtesy Rarified and Pinel & Pinel.
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