Bike sheds – a multidimensional investment with extraordinary benefits
The bicycle is a convenient and economical means of transport. In the city it is also often a much faster alternative to public transport and even cars, when the city is paralyzed by burdensome traffic jams. That is why it is more and more often chosen as a means of transport by adults, as well as by children who use it to get to school.
Bicycle shelters – an ideal solution for bad weather
More and more often it happens that cities and municipalities from civic funds realize the installation of bicycle shelters, which perfectly protect left bikes from the adverse weather conditions. Bicycle shelters are installed in places where bikes are most often left. These include the vicinity of schools, large parking lots, shopping centers, as well as larger workplaces and office buildings. It often happens that the owner of the workplace provides his employees with such a facility. This is particularly beneficial in the winter, as such canopies effectively protect against snow and rain, which freeze on the bikes when exposed to low temperatures.
What types of bicycle shelters we have?
There are several types available on the market, which differ mainly in the material they are made of, their size and the way they are built. When it comes to the material from which they are made, bicycle shelters are most often installed by the manufacturer made of hot-dip galvanized steel profile, but the structure can also be made of aluminum or stainless steel and painted in the color of your choice. The canopy is made of 8 mm thick cellular polycarbonate, which is among other things UV resistant. Sheds are also finished with aluminum strips, which definitely affect the aesthetics of the entire structure. As far as volume is concerned, it depends on the number of places to leave a bicycle, i.e. in practice the number of racks. Bicycle sheds can also be built up more by the manufacturer. For this purpose metal constructions are assembled, which are supplemented with wood. Due to their decorative appearance, they are chosen in particularly busy places and representative for a given city. The building can also be made of polycarbonate, which is a very durable and resistant plastic.
How a bicycle shelter is installed?
Bicycle shelters are installed by the manufacturer in the indicated place in two ways. It can be fixed by screwing it to the ground or embedded in concrete blocks. The cost of assembly is calculated individually for each order, the customer can also make the installation of a bicycle shelter themselves.
Bicycle shelters manufacturer are sold without racks. This is an increasingly popular way to store bicycles. Available in different sizes very easy to fit into any place, even not very big. They are also an incentive to move in this ecological way, which undoubtedly has a lot of advantages. Not only does it have a positive effect on the environment, but also on human health and real savings in the wallet.