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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M - F

Contact

Health Department
704-336-4700

Examples of Bike Racks Favored by Bicyclists

bike inverted u stand
Inverted U

inverted u series
Inverted U Series
 

wave style stand
Wave
 

post and ring stand
Post & Ring

 

How to Properly Secure Your Bicycle
 

proper locking technique Use a lock to secure the wheel AND the frame to the rack.

 


Bicycle Racks: What to AVOID 
 

improper locking 1 Though once popular in schoolyards, racks which support only the wheel are sometimes referred to as “wheel benders” due to their potential for damaging a bicycle. They also offer little in the way of security. Due to these problems, many cyclists will not use these racks and instead will lock bikes to nearby sturdy objects such as a signpost or handrail. At right you can see how the bike was simply removed leaving the wheel behind.
improper locking 2 Another example of a poorly designed bicycle rack. The only secure place to lock the rack to the frame is at the end, as shown at left.
 

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M - F

Contact

Health Department
704-336-4700