Very durable item. I use it in my apartment to hold a lightweight road bike on top and a heavier mountain bike on the bottom. So far, I haven't had any problems and I regularly take the bikes on and off the racks. It took some amount of trial and error to position the hooks and to line it straight up to the ceiling but once you have that set, you don't have to worry about it. I haven't seen it lean or shift; it seems to be pretty secure in its position. If you want to save yourself some trouble, measure the distance from the bottom of the tire to the top tube and use that as a guide to set the hooks in place. Then, test it by putting the bike on the hooks before you screw them in all the way. Also, if you have a construction leveler, that would definitely help to ensure the stand is straight. This item is definitely useful for storing bikes where space is scarce.
Solid bike mount for a garage ceiling. Once the ceiling joists are located, installation is straightforward. Throw away the packaged cheap mounting screws and purchase some 2-1/2" deck screws for installation. A guide for the rope route through the "catch" would have been helpful.
With a really crowded garage and 4 bikes, we needed a reliable method of getting the bikes out of the way. An against the wall rack took up too much room for 4 bikes so we tried to use these hooks to aligned the bikes perpendicular to the garage walls. By packing the hooks sort of close together to minimize the footprint against the wall, it made getting the bikes in and out of the hooks challenging. I think if all 4 bikes were road bikes, and thus with narrower tires, it would have been fine. If we had spread the hooks out wider between bikes, I think this would also have been fine. For our purposes, the design for fat mountain tires was not ideal. The hooks are well made and sturdy. The rubber/plastic on the hooks seemed prone to nicks and tears as we manipulated the fat tires out from under its grip. For a single or dual bike hang with lots of wall space for a road bike, I think it would work very well. To hang 4 bikes on a wall as closely as reasonable was not a perfect product. However, the largest issue was the wonkiness needed to remove fat tired bikes from the rack. Again, the hook themselves were fine depending on the way you'll need them used.
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