Updated January 08, 2020 by Sam Kraft

The 10 Best Lifts For Bike Storage

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This wiki has been updated 17 times since it was first published in October of 2016. If your family includes any keen cyclists, you can free up some space in your garage or apartment with one of these lifts for bike storage. These handy hoists will get your ride out of the way quickly and easily, yet still allow for convenient access when needed. We've included simple, lightweight pulleys as well as heavy-duty systems that can bear 100 pounds or more. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best lifts for bike storage on Amazon.

10. CyclingDeal Hoist

9. Extreme Max 3004.0204

8. CargoLoc Garage

7. Harken Mechanical

6. Wallmaster Indoor

5. Rad Cycle Easy

4. Delta Cycle RS2300

3. Racor PBH-1R

2. Flat-Bike-Lift Overhead

1. Floaterhoist BA1

Special Honors

Power Rax You can avoid manual work altogether with this motorized double lift from Power Rax, which requires only the push of a button to begin execution. The hooks are solidly built into the support beams, and their angles can be adjusted to secure your bikes in various positions. powerrax.com

Mission Bicycle Hoist Built more for utility than for show, this is a solid, old-fashioned piece of storage equipment. Once you mount the brackets directly into a ceiling joist, you can clear up extra garage or shed space by hoisting bikes, canoes, and anything else you’d like to get out of the way. missionbicycle.com

Editor's Notes

January 02, 2020:

Upon finding availability issues with the Cartman Utility and Garage Gator, we took them off the list. We also removed a couple items due to reports of low quality, including the Bike Lane Products, which is made with faulty hooks the create a serious safety issue. We noted multiple instances of bikes falling from the hanger untouched.

We added several new items, some of which feature webbing or straps for securing bulky items like kayaks, wheelbarrows and ladders in addition to bicycles. Most are designed to work in spaces with ceilings between 10 and 16 feet high.

The Flat-Bike-Lift Overhead differs rather significantly from traditional pulley models. It is powered by a hydro-pneumatic lifting system, which uses a gas spring to provide the initial lifting boost and a hydraulic spring to regulate its return speed.


Sam Kraft
Last updated on January 08, 2020 by Sam Kraft

In addition to his corporate career as a marketing and communications professional in Chicago, Sam runs a popular blog that focuses on the city’s flourishing craft beer and brewery scene. He received his degree in journalism from DePaul University (which spurred his interest in freelance writing) and has since spent years developing expertise in copywriting, digital marketing and public relations. A lifetime of fishing, hiking and camping trips has left him well-versed in just about any outdoors-related topic, and over several years spent working in the trades during his youth, he accumulated a wealth of knowledge about tools and machinery. He’s a travel junkie, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an avid biker.


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