Bike Storage Review - The Ride Journal

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Bike Storage Review - The Ride Journal

Asgard Bike Storage - Access Cycle Store Review

"There comes a point in many cyclists lives where even they realise that they are pushing it with the amount of bikes they have in the house. A very tolerant wife had let my collection grow but even I knew that things were getting cosy indoors. And a load of redecorating prompted a search for somewhere outside to store some of them.

Living in London it was always going to be a balance of cost, size in the already small back garden and security offered. As ever the internet gave lots of options but Asgard seemed to offer the best balance between the three. All that was left was to narrow it down to what model/ size. the 4 bike Access seemed the right one and was delivered.In an ideal world I would have been able to wait until the warmer weather, whenever that arrived, but it was too slow in coming so I commenced on a freezing cold sunday morning, brushing snow and ice off of the concrete base and continuing the build in very light snow. My first recommendation is not to attempt anything in weather like this".

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"The concrete base had been poured as per the instruction sheet and it was nice to know that the base would be the right size and more importantly level.Drilling the holes to attach the base is hard work. A good drill bit is vital, as is some patience, all the hard work that you put in here is making it harder to remove by anyone else. This is the start of the security...........

Warmed up from the drilling it was time to begin the build.The panels are well labelled and easy to navigate, via the instructions. Most of the job can be done by one person, its only when the heavy door needs adding that you need to enlist some assistance.If you are used to certain Scandinavian flat pack builds the way things go together here will be a very different experience. You know when things are right, the tighten together nicely and there's a satisfaction in knowing that the connections are tight".

Linked with this is the fact that the screws tap out the threads that they are being screwed into...... <more> Read the full Access bike store review here.

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