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.
Easy to put up. It doesn't require any holes in the ceiling or floor. It's easy to adjust, and has held my two bikes for years now without every slipping or even loosening. The height and angle of each bike is adjustable, so it could hold both my standard road bike and a full-suspension mountain bike, or my wife's tri bike.
This is a good alternative if you lack a removable hitch mount. I have a small tire Bike Friday, with narrow road bike tires. Unfortunately, the tires rubbed in the rack on a 40-mile round trip, weakening the tire. My fix was to mount come excess Yakima fork mounts and trays. This would not be an issue with 26" mountain bike tires.
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