How much space is between Steadyrack?
Steadyrack can be spaced 500mm apart or staggered at 350mm apart. When staggering the Steadyrack it is important to remember to set the lowest rack height in relation to the heaviest bike to ensure there is enough ground clearance for the bike to pivot.
How much space do you need for a bike rack?
Bike U-racks should be installed three feet apart. A six-foot walkway clearance to the street curb is standard, while an access lane between bikes in U-racks can be as little as 4 feet 6 inches. Minimum bike U-rack setback from a building wall is two feet, but three feet improves access while bikes are parked.
How high should a wall bike rack be?
By raising the height of every other rack, bike parking spaces can be placed closer together. This would put the wall mounted bike rack height of the first rack around 82″ off the ground (72″ for the bicycle, 10″ off the ground). The next rack would be 90″ (72″ for the bicycle, 18″ off the ground).
How are bike racks measured?
Measuring the wheelbase of your bike to determine the correct bike rack for you is pretty simple; all you have to do is measure from the center of one wheel to the center of the other wheel and this is the measurement of your wheelbase.
Where is Steadyrack made?
All Steadyrack products have been designed in Australia. Our products are manufactured in China.
How far from the wall should a bike hook be?
about 15 inches
Be sure the board is mounted parallel to the wall, with the hooks about 15 inches (38 cm) away from the wall. If the hooks are too far away from the wall you can end up with the rear wheel not reaching the wall and that can let bikes swing around and bump into each other.
Is it OK to hang a bike by the back wheel?
According to Jim Langley, author of Your Home Bicycle Workshop, “it’s perfectly safe to hang most bicycles by one wheel. The only exceptions are bikes with specialty aero carbon rims that are so light the carbon will flex if you squeeze it by hand.”
What size are most bike hitches?
There are four different sizes, so yours will either be 1 ¼”, 2”, 2 ½”, or 3”. The two most common hitch sizes are 1 ¼” and 2”. Although some newer vehicles use a 2.5” which we have an adapter for. Another important thing is to note the class of your hitch.
Can you lock a bike to a Steadyrack?
Likewise, there’s no chance of scratching or damaging a rim or spoke with the Steadyrack’s design. And yes, you can use a lock to secure a bike to this rack.
What is a steadyrack?
Whether you’re looking to tidy up the garage at home, save space in an apartment or fit out your office or workplace, our patented Steadyracks are the ultimate versatile bike parking solution that you’ve been searching for.
How do I install my steadyrack bike rack?
In your Steadyrack box you will find fixings to install your rack in either Masonry (brick/concrete) or Timber. All Steadyrack bike racks can be mounted on any structurally sound vertical surface capable of supporting the weight of the rack and bike.
Can I install steadyracks on any type of wall?
Steadyracks can be installed on any structurally sound vertical surface. Fixings are provided for installing to Timber or Masonry (brick/concrete). It is NOT recommended that you install Steadyracks into plasterboard or drywall (also known as gyprock).
Will the steadyrack damage my Wheels?
Hanging a bike in Steadyrack will not cause any damage to your wheels. No part of the bike frame touches the rack, only the front tyre, which is cradled in the steel arms. How does the Steadyrack handle carbon wheels on road bikes? One of the main features of our design is the fact that it is the most suitable rack for carbon wheels.