Bicycle Racks

Bicycle Racks

Description
Description

Bicycle Racks, also referred to as bicycle stands or shortened to bike racks, are installed fixtures designed for users to park, secure, and protect bicycles. Typically found in shared public spaces such as parks, city streets, commercial settings, and outside of schools, bicycle racks come in a variety of shapes and sizes based on the user type and needed bicycle parking capacity.

Bike Racks vary based on installation method from the most common in-ground and surface mounted racks, to wall mounted or rail mounted designs. While not entirely secure in themselves, bike racks are usually installed with the assumption that the cyclist will bring their own bike lock or other security measure to secure one or both bicycle tires to the bike stand.

History
History

Initially, bicycles were often leaned against walls or fences. As cycling grew in popularity, the need for organized storage became evident. Simple hooks and stands evolved into more sophisticated, secure racks by the mid-20th century. As urban centers expanded and embraced eco-friendly transport, city planners integrated bike racks into public spaces. Over time, designs became more diverse, catering to various needs and environments, reflecting the growing importance of bicycles in daily life and the shift towards sustainable commuting.

Future
Future

Bicycle racks are evolving with urbanization and sustainability trends. Modern designs prioritize compactness, security, and aesthetics. As cities grow, efficient space use becomes crucial, leading to multi-tiered and automated storage systems. Innovations address theft concerns with smarter locking mechanisms and surveillance. However, challenges lie in accommodating diverse bike sizes, ensuring public access, and integrating racks seamlessly with urban infrastructure. New materials and tech solutions, like app-connected racks, are expected to redefine their role in tomorrow's cities.

Common Questions
Common Questions
How do you secure a bike to a bike rack?

To secure a bike to a bike rack, select a sturdy, U-shaped lock or a strong chain lock. Position your bike frame and one wheel against the rack. Insert the lock through the wheel, the frame, and the rack, ensuring a snug fit. Lock it tightly, ensuring both ends connect securely. Always double-check the lock's closure.

Where is the largest bicycle parking facility in the world?

The largest bicycle parking facility in the world is in Utrecht, Netherlands. Located near Utrecht Central Station, it offers space for over 12,500 bicycles, spanning three levels. This facility reflects the Netherlands' commitment to promoting sustainable transportation and its status as a cycling nation, providing convenience and security for riders.

What is the most secure type of bicycle rack?

The most secure type of bicycle rack is the "inverted U" or "staple" rack. Made of durable, thick metal, it allows bicycles to be locked through both the frame and wheels using U-locks or chains. Its simplicity and sturdiness make it difficult for thieves to tamper with, providing optimum security for bicycles.

Fixtures

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32” | 81.3 cm
32” | 81.3 cm
46”-73.4” | 116.8-186.4 cm
Bike Coil Bicycle Rack
81.300
81.300
186.400
0
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Bike Coil Bicycle Rack3D model of the Bike Coil Bicycle Rack viewed in perspective3D model of the Bike Coil Bicycle Rack viewed in perspective
36” | 91.4 cm
13.5” | 34.3 cm
4.375” | 11.1 cm
Bollard - Bike, Rectangle
91.400
34.300
11.100
150
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Bollard - Bike, RectanglePerspective view of a 3D model of Rectangle Bike BollardPerspective view of a 3D model of Rectangle Bike Bollard
36” | 91.4 cm
20” | 50.8 cm
4.375” | 11.1 cm
Bollard - Bike, Round
91.400
50.800
11.100
150
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Bollard - Bike, RoundView of Round Bike Bollard in 3D available for downloadView of Round Bike Bollard in 3D available for download
36” | 91.4 cm
7.5” | 19 cm
21.9”-216.9” | 55.6-550.9 cm
Challenger Plus Bike Rack
91.400
19.000
550.900
5
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Challenger Plus Bike RackPerspective view of a 3D model of the Challenger Plus Bike RackPerspective view of a 3D model of the Challenger Plus Bike Rack
31” | 78.7 cm
47” | 119.4 cm
46” | 116.8 cm
Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack
78.700
119.400
116.800
5
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Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack3D model of the Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack viewed in perspective3D model of the Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack viewed in perspective
30.75” | 78.1 cm
39” | 99 cm
54.75”-68.5” | 139-174 cm
Grid Bike Rack - Double Sided
78.100
99.000
174.000
150
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Grid Bike Rack - Double SidedView of the Grid Bike Rack - Double Sided in 3D available for downloadView of the Grid Bike Rack - Double Sided in 3D available for download
30.75” | 78.1 cm
39” | 99 cm
109.5”-137” | 278-348 cm
Grid Bike Rack - Double Sided (Extended)
78.100
99.000
348.000
150
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Grid Bike Rack - Double Sided (Extended)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Grid Bike Rack - Double Sided (Extended)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Grid Bike Rack - Double Sided (Extended)
30.75” | 78.1 cm
30.875” | 78.4 cm
47.9”-59.9” | 121.6-152.1 cm
Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided
78.100
78.400
152.100
150
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Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided3D model of the Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided viewed in perspective3D model of the Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided viewed in perspective
30.75” | 78.1 cm
30.875” | 78.4 cm
95.75”-119.75” | 243-304 cm
Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided (Extended)
78.100
78.400
304.000
150
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Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided (Extended)View of the Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided (Extended) in 3D available for downloadView of the Grid Bike Rack - Single Sided (Extended) in 3D available for download
32.5” | 82.6 cm
26.5” | 67.3 cm
62” | 157.5 cm
Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking
82.600
67.300
157.500
0
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Helix Rack Spiral Bike ParkingView of the Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking in 3D available for downloadView of the Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking in 3D available for download
36.5” | 92.7 cm
24” | 61 cm
6’1”-15’1” | 1.85-4.6 m
Hoop Rack - Rails
92.700
61.000
460.000
0
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Hoop Rack - RailsPerspective view of a 3D model of the Hoop Rack - RailsPerspective view of a 3D model of the Hoop Rack - Rails
27.625” | 70.2 cm
6” | 15.2 cm
25” | 63.5 cm
Opal Bike Rack
70.200
15.200
63.500
0
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Opal Bike RackPerspective view of a 3D model of the Opal Bike RackPerspective view of a 3D model of the Opal Bike Rack
33” | 83.8 cm
7” | 17.8 cm
40” | 101.6 cm
Orion Bike Rack
83.800
17.800
101.600
30
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Orion Bike Rack3D model of the Orion Bike Rack viewed in perspective3D model of the Orion Bike Rack viewed in perspective
33” | 83.8 cm
7” | 17.8 cm
40” | 101.6 cm
Orion Bike Rack - Lean Bar
83.800
17.800
101.600
10
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Orion Bike Rack - Lean BarView of the Orion Bike Rack - Lean Bar in 3D available for downloadView of the Orion Bike Rack - Lean Bar in 3D available for download
35” | 88.9 cm
6” | 15.2 cm
24” | 61 cm
U Bike Rack
88.900
15.200
61.000
0
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U Bike Rack3D model of the U Bike Rack viewed in perspective3D model of the U Bike Rack viewed in perspective
35” | 88.9 cm
6” | 15.2 cm
24” | 61 cm
U Bike Rack - Lean Bar
88.900
15.200
61.000
0
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U Bike Rack - Lean BarView of the U Bike Rack - Lean Bar in 3D available for downloadView of the U Bike Rack - Lean Bar in 3D available for download
36” | 91.4 cm
6” | 15.2 cm
42.1”-91” | 107-231 cm
Wave Bike Rack
91.400
15.200
231.000
200
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Wave Bike Rack3D model of the Wave Bike Rack viewed in perspective3D model of the Wave Bike Rack viewed in perspective
36” | 91.4 cm
5.5” | 14 cm
14”-113” | 35.6-287 cm
Winder Plus Bike Rack
91.400
14.000
287.000
0
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Winder Plus Bike RackView of the Winder Plus Bike Rack in 3D available for downloadView of the Winder Plus Bike Rack in 3D available for download
42” | 106.7 cm
6” | 15.2 cm
14.4”-235.1” | 36.5-597.2 cm
Winder Wave Bike Rack
106.700
15.200
597.200
0
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Winder Wave Bike RackPerspective view of a 3D model of the Winder Wave Bike RackPerspective view of a 3D model of the Winder Wave Bike Rack
Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack
Series of scaled illustrations of the Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack compared to a bicycle and person

The Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack is portable and its design features a triangular frame with wide parking slots. The Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack is great for events where temporary bike parking is needed. The design is able to hold up to 8 bikes and can be accessed from both sides. It has a galvanized finish.

The Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack has a length of 46” (116.8 cm), depth of 47” (119.4 cm), and overall height of 31” (78.7 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack with length, height and depth dimensions
The Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack is portable and its design features a triangular frame with wide parking slots. The Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack is great for events where temporary bike parking is needed. The design is able to hold up to 8 bikes and can be accessed from both sides.

The Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack has a length of 46” (116.8 cm), depth of 47” (119.4 cm), and overall height of 31” (78.7 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack with length, height and depth dimensions
Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack
Height:
31” | 78.7 cm
Width:
Length:
46” | 116.8 cm
Depth:
47” | 119.4 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Designer
Belson

Drawings include:
Belson Compack Pop-Up Bike Rack front elevation, side, plan

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Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack
Scaled height comparison illustration of Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack in relation to a bicycle and person

The Challenger Plus Bike Rack is durable and has the design of a single tube that loops up and down. The wide loops of the bike rack allow users to easily park bikes. The Challenger Plus Bike Rack design holds up to 13 bikes. This bike rack is available in several color options.

The Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack has lengths between 21.9”-216.9” (55.6-550.9 cm), depth of 7.5” (19 cm), and overall height of 36” (91.4 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack with height, width, and length measurements
The Challenger Plus Bike Rack is durable and has the design of a single tube that loops up and down. The wide loops of the bike rack allow users to easily park bikes. The Challenger Plus Bike Rack design holds up to 13 bikes. This bike rack is available in several color options.

The Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack has lengths between 21.9”-216.9” (55.6-550.9 cm), depth of 7.5” (19 cm), and overall height of 36” (91.4 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack with height, width, and length measurements
Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack
Height:
36” | 91.4 cm
Width:
Length:
21.9”-216.9” | 55.6-550.9 cm
Depth:
7.5” | 19 cm
Weight:
Area:

3 Bike Length: 21.875” | 55.6 cm

5 Bike Length: 60.875” | 154.6 cm

7 Bike Length: 99.875” | 253.7 cm

9 Bike Length: 138.875” | 352.7 cm
11 Bike Length: 177.875” | 451.8 cm
13 Bike Length: 216.875” | 550.9 cm

Materials
Designer
Belson

Drawings include:
Belson Challenger Plus Bike Rack (multiple sizes) front elevation, side, plan

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Belson U Bike Rack - Lean Bar
Height comparison diagram of Belson U Bike Rack with Lean Bar compared to a person and bicycle

The U Bike Rack with Lean bar is able to provide both economical and secure bike parking. The Lean Bar in the U Bike Rack provide extra support for bicycles to lean their front or rear wheel into. The U Bike Rack with Lean Bar can hold up to 2 bicycles securely.

The Belson U Bike Rack with Lean Bar has a length of 24” (61 cm), depth of 6” (15.2 cm), and overall height of 35” (88.9 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Belson U Bike Rack with Lean Bar with height, length, and depth in plan and elevation
The U Bike Rack – Lean bar is able to provide both economical and secure bike parking. The Lean Bar in the U Bike Rack provide extra support for bicycles to lean their front or rear wheel into. The U Bike Rack – Lean Bar can hold up to 2 bicycles securely.

The Belson U Bike Rack with Lean Bar has a length of 24” (61 cm), depth of 6” (15.2 cm), and overall height of 35” (88.9 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Belson U Bike Rack with Lean Bar with height, length, and depth in plan and elevation
Belson U Bike Rack - Lean Bar
Height:
35” | 88.9 cm
Width:
Length:
24” | 61 cm
Depth:
6” | 15.2 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Designer
Belson

Drawings include:
Belson U Bike Rack (Lean Bar) front elevation, side, plan

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Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking
Height comparison diagram of Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking compared to a person and bicycle

Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking is efficient and stands out in any environment. The twisting design allows it to be used from both sides. This bike rack is space efficient and adds an artistic touch to any space it is placed in. The Helix Rack Spiral Bike rack can hold up to 6 bicycles.

The Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking has a length of 62” (157.5 cm), depth of 26.5” (67.3 cm), and overall height of 32.5” (82.6 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking with height, length, and depth in plan and elevation
Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking is efficient and stands out in any environment. The twisting design allows it to be used from both sides. This bike rack is space efficient and adds an artistic touch to any space it is placed in. The Helix Rack Spiral Bike rack can hold up to 6 bicycles.

The Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking has a length of 62” (157.5 cm), depth of 26.5” (67.3 cm), and overall height of 32.5” (82.6 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking with height, length, and depth in plan and elevation
Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking
Height:
32.5” | 82.6 cm
Width:
Length:
62” | 157.5 cm
Depth:
26.5” | 67.3 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Designer
Belson

Drawings include:
Belson Helix Rack Spiral Bike Parking front elevation, side, plan

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Bollard - Bike, Round
Scale illustration of Round Bike Bollard compared to other newel post types

Round bike bollards are a fusion of traffic control and cyclist convenience. They feature circular arms attached to a standard bollard post, providing a secure point to lock bicycles. Installed in strategic locations, they promote cycling by offering readily available and secure parking solutions, while simultaneously serving their traditional function of regulating traffic and protecting pedestrians. Their dual purpose design aids in creating a more bicycle-friendly infrastructure, encouraging sustainable urban mobility.

Round Bike Bollards have a width of 20” (50.8 cm), depth of 4.375” (11.1 cm), and an overall height of 36” (91.4 cm). The arms have a height of 16” (40.6 cm). Concrete foundations for Round Bike Bollards are typically 12” (3.05 cm) below grade.

Group of dimensioned illustrations of Round Bike Bollard seen in elevation and plan with varied sizes
Round bike bollards are a fusion of traffic control and cyclist convenience. They feature circular arms attached to a standard bollard post, providing a secure point to lock bicycles. Installed in strategic locations, they promote cycling by offering readily available and secure parking solutions.

Round Bike Bollards have a width of 20” (50.8 cm), depth of 4.375” (11.1 cm), and an overall height of 36” (91.4 cm). The arms have a height of 16” (40.6 cm). Concrete foundations for Round Bike Bollards are typically 12” (3.05 cm) below grade.

Group of dimensioned illustrations of Round Bike Bollard seen in elevation and plan with varied sizes
Bollard - Bike, Round
Height:
36” | 91.4 cm
Width:
20” | 50.8 cm
Length:
Depth:
4.375” | 11.1 cm
Weight:
Area:

Arm Height: 16” | 40.6 cm

Foundation Depth: 12” | 3.05 cm

Materials
Steel, concrete structure

Drawings include:

Round Bike Bollard elevation, plan, front

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