Everyone knows that cycling to work is a great way for employees to improve their fitness, avoid standstill traffic, and get energized for the day ahead. But for employers, having a workforce of keen cyclists can pose a major question: how can the bikes be safely and easily stored? Employers often don’t have much space, and employees are understandably unwilling to leave their bikes unattached where they could get damaged or stolen.
At Bike Dock Solutions our team is here to help you answer that question. Having designed, planned, and installed bike racks for a range of industries, we’re more than happy to share our expertise when it comes to the best bike racks for offices and workspaces.
So, read on to find the perfect solution for your place of work.
The Best Bike Storage Solutions
Cycle storage doesn’t have to be unattractive. Instead, it should be a welcome addition to your commercial project. That means it should be cost-effective, offer great security, and protect a number of bikes from the elements.
Our bike storage solutions will prevent overcrowding, secure bikes safely, and offer you space-saving options. All made in Britain from high-quality, durable and corrosion-resistant materials, each of the following storage solutions will provide you with the optimal facilities for storing bikes, whatever your criteria. Thus making it a perfect addition to a boring workspace.
1.The Two-Tier Bike Rack
For high-density cycle storage in commercial or public areas, this is one of the best bike storage products. Where cycle spaces need to be achieved in small areas, the two-tier bike rack delivers. It’s compact bike parking at its best, supporting and storing all types of bicycles.
The two-tier bike rack also allows for both frame and wheels to be secured, meeting BREEAM requirements for security. In fact, one of our clients reported a massive reduction in theft after installation.
Not only great for achieving excellent space-saving, but it’s also a usable system for your users perfect for high-density bike storage such as stations, universities, shopping centers, car parks, and offices. The flexible modular design allows you to add more racks as demand grows. It also includes locking hoops to secure the frames and wheels to the cycle rack.
Our Two Tier bike racks:
- Accommodate all kinds of cycles
- Offer high security, as both the wheels and the frame, can be locked to the rack
- Can be single or back-to-back
- Are Code for Sustainable Homes compliant and BREEAM compliant
- Are manufactured in the UK by a handful of dedicated and well-established British fabricators
All Two Tier bike racks are manufactured against your dimensions and room layout at no extra cost. As well as our standardized products, we’re able to create bespoke designs from scratch and customize a cost-effective solution for you. Contact us today to find out how we can help.
2. The Wall Dock Shelter
For when you just don’t have space! The Wall Dock Shelter saves on space by storing the bikes vertically. Starting with 6 bikes, the Wall Dock bike racks are at staggered heights, meaning you can get as many bikes in as possible.
These racks also allow the user to lock their bike by the wheel and frame securely. Mild steel cycle shelter with bolt down fixing or underground fixing option as standard.
Specification of the Wall Dock Shelter:
- Recommended for Schools, Colleges, Accommodation, Universities, Offices, and Public Buildings.
- An extremely durable and resilient shelter, it has been structurally tested against the harshest conditions found in the UK and approved against BS EN standards
- Shelter comes with adjustable overground/underground fixing feet
- Single units can be placed alongside or opposite each other, to form larger cycle storage areas.
- Shelters and Enclosure come with latch and coded padlocks.
3. Two Tier Bike Rack – With Gas Strut (BDS)
The BDS Two Tier Bike Rack is a pioneering and user-friendly cycle parking system, with excellent space-saving bike storage, superb usability, and high value; allowing you to the house twice as many bikes in the same area and space as any standard bike rack.
The unique aspect of the space-efficient and cost-effective “Two Tier Bike Rack” makes it exclusive which has resulted in a growing requirement for it; especially in areas of high population densities such as stations, shopping centers, schools, car parks, and office spaces.
This bike storage solution will not only look great on your commercial premises but will also cater to all types of bicycles. The Two-Tier Bike Rack can accommodate all types of bicycles, such as mountain bikes and road bikes, which can be chained or D-locked on to the Two-Tier Bike Rack for added security. The bicycle is well supported by wheel channels and the back wheel is stabilized by a gutter to lock the bicycle firmly into place.
Perfect for busy organizations with large workforces, our two-tier bike racks can be installed either inside or outside your office building.
4. Semi Vertical Bike Rack
For an extremely flexible option that can be used in spaces where there’s limited head height, semi-vertical bike racks are a great choice. They can be placed against a wall or back-to-back, creating an island and drastically increasing the usage of space, perfect when it’s a premium. The semi-vertical bike rack can also be infinitely extended, making them ideal for commercial applications.
A locking hoop is provided to allow for both frame and wheels to be secured, making this storage solution BREEAM complaint. Choose the semi-vertical bike rack for great security in tight spaces – it’s a state-of-the-art storage option for bikes.
- Rack suitable for all 2 wheeled bikes, including child and BMX types
- Frame height 1850mm, Depth 1100mm
- Min Room height required 2000mm.
- Room depth required is 1400mm for the rack, plus a path of 1000mm minimum. Total room depth 2400mm.
- 305mm centres
- Maximum tyre width 59mm
5. The Traditional Sheffield Bike Stand
As the most popular street cycle stand used nationwide and across the globe for practical, secure and cost-effective cycle storage, the Sheffield Cycle Stand is a great choice. It’s perfect for a huge variety of locations from offices to train stations.
To sum up…
Cycling is an excellent way to incorporate exercise into daily work and leisure routines. As our communities become more integrated, businesses can engage the growing demographic of cyclists by providing bike-parking—which can expand an existing customer base and improve employee satisfaction.
Choose between the variety of Bike Racks that are economical and practical.
Whatever space you have available in your office or workplace – whether that’s indoors or outdoor – we’re sure to have a bike storage solution that will suit your needs. Contact us today to find the perfect solution for your business!