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Fitting a ground anchor into an Asgard shed

How to fit a Ground Anchor in your Asgard shed.

Your bike is secure now you own an Asgard, so well done.  However.  Do you want even more security??  Then why not fit a ground anchor in your bike shed. 

Why use a Ground Anchor?

Extra security for your bike.  You can often get a discount on your insurance if you use one of our Sold Secure ground anchor packs.

How do you fit a ground anchor?

This is covered on our how to fit a ground anchor page here.  Follow all these instructions before looking at this page.

Before you begin - Important points to note for fitting the Ground Anchor through your Asgard shed.

-          The ground anchor must be secured into a good solid concrete. At least 100mm deep

-          Before fixing the anchor, plan where it will go before bolting it down.

-          Check for pipe work under the ground.

-          We recommend the use of safety goggles when fitting the anchor.
-          You will need a metal drill, with a bit size of 12mm.
-          You mays also want a brush and a small hammer.

-          At this point we assume you done all the basic work outlined here.

1: Use the product as a template and mark out, then drill the holes through the base of your Asgard using a 12mm Metal drill bit.
 how_to_fit_a_ground_anchor_for_cycle storage
2: Notice that drilling has removed the paint and exposed bare metal.
YOU MUST NOW TREAT THE BARE METAL AROUND THE HOLES WITH A RUST INHIBITOR OR YOUR WARRANTY WILL BE INVALID.
Hole drilled in the Asgard shed base
3: Place your ground anchor in situ over the pre-drilled holes in your concrete base and put the bolts in place and begin turning by hand.
Ground anchor in situ
4: Finish screwing the bolts in using the supplied allen key.
Fitting the ground anchor
5: Screw all the way down flush with the product.  The bolts should be flush with the top of the anchor.
Ground anchor fitted and ready for use
6: Finally tap in the ball bearings into the top of the bolts.
Finished ground anchor
7: Use your ground anchor.!
Ground anchor inside a bike shed
Note*  If you have a wooden subfloor floor in your Asgard you will need to cut out a section of the flooring to accomodate the ground anchor AND the chain.
Congratulations!
Remember,  You MUST treat the holes with a rust inhibitor or your warranty may become invalid.  
Asgard do not fit ground anchors.