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The shed story: bike shed

The shed story: bike shed

To the envy of all you have just become the proud owner of the latest attention grabbing, mean machine. After the initial euphoria dies down the more practical issue of where to store it safely begins to gnaw you. The best option would be to lodge it in a shed safely away from prying eyes of the thieves.

So, what is a shed?  The dictionary defines it as “a slight structure built for shelter or storage”

Where to store the bike

Depending on the space and resources available you can build your bike shed to store your bike. There are many different options that you could try out. If there is ample space in your house, to accommodate the bike, then that would the best solution. The next best option would be a garage if you have one. In a garage, you could tinker around with the bike without worrying about getting the floor dirty. The security could be beefed up with the various security options available. You could build a brick walled shed- you would require to get permission to construct one though.  Another option would be to get a shed built with galvanized iron or steel panels.

The security measures

The thumb rule about the safety of your bike is not to make it known publically that you own a bike. Then invest in proper security systems that will deter the hoodlums from trying to meddle with your bike. The security systems range from the sturdy padlocks to the more sophisticated power locks. Choose the option that is pocket friendly and suitable.