Cycle Rack / July 21, 2018 / Colette Plaisance
Top features and options are available in lesser known brands like Rhode Gear bike rack solutions whether theyre bike racks for SUVs cars or trucks. There are various types of 2 and 3 bike racks available for sale by most of the popular bike rack companies. The type that is best for you will depend on they type of vehicle you plan to mount the rack on like cars trucks or suvs. Also the frequency of use style and budget should be considered in your choice. Trunk mount 2 or 3 bike rack carriers are popular options for cyclists. These are readily available in all stores from local bike shops online retailers and even big box stores.
Products that have been hot-dipped galvanised post fabrication offer the most durable galvanised finish. Avoid pre-galvanised tube unless using strictly in undercover/underground areas. Stainless steel - Attractive and expensive. Well suited for plazas and for buildings with stainless accessories. Ask for high quality Grade 316 or 304 Stainless Steel. The addition of an electropolish finish increases the shine and adds additional protection. Conclusions * Dont waste your money. Be aware of capacity claims and avoid racks which are misused. * Do not buy products which hold (pinch) wheels.
Make sure the rack design supports the bike by its frame (not wheel) and allows easy locking. Other Parking Devices * Bicycle Lockers - These enclosed units can offer a deluxe storage system. Each unit should have a door for single bike access. These units are expensive and usually require ongoing maintenance and inspection due to vandalism and security concerns. * Bicycle Rooms & Compounds - Secure grounds are a deterrent to theft but unsecured bikes in a bike room or compound are an invitation for theft. A room alone isnt enough - place high quality bicycle racks in the room for the security of each bike.