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Hornit CLUG Bike Rack Wall Mounted | 5 Sizes | Easy To Install

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The Hybrid Clug is spec'd for tyres of 32mm minimum, but when holding a road bike horizontally I found it gripped the 22mm outside-width rim just fine. The 28mm tyre wasn't touching anything, but as all it's doing is providing a tiny balancing force this wasn't an issue. Longer-term storage One point about a device designed to grip an inflated tyre is what happens over time as air leaks out. A trawl of t'internets turned up a couple of examples where people claimed their bikes fell out of Clugs after tyres deflated over a period of months, to which I would say – Ride Your Damn Bike More. If appearance or space aren't considerations then a simple hook will likely function fine for less money, but where the Clug Pro works brilliantly is areas where space is a factor, or where a minimal design is more welcome, such as within a home or office space, taking up almost no space when a bike is not in place.

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How does the price compare to that of similar products in the market, including ones recently tested on road.cc? Someone else posted the best solution to that problem, put a zip tie behind the clug when you install and tighten the bikes with the tie to the clug , so if even if one comes down, the whole series doesn't crash down. I have three of these. Two mountain bike size and one road bike size. I can only add - make sure you have a good wall to attach it to, mine is a crunmbling old mess, and one of the units just pulled itslef out of the wall when I tugged on the bike to release it. Otherwise, cheap functionally perfect. We designed CLUG to be a great fit with just about every bike tyre out there. We sell five versions of the CLUG - one to fit standard road bike tyres between

The Clug Pro is very minimal, even claiming a drop in weight over the standard version, though even as an ardent weight weenie I cannot think why lighter would be an important factor here. Easy to fit

Review: Hornit Clug | road.cc

What's wrong with a hook, you say? The problem with ceiling hooks is that they need to go into something as well, and unless they are supporting the entire weight of the bike they won't hold the wheel solidly, so bikes can swing around. With the rear wheel on the floor, the Clug is only bearing a bike load of a few hundred grams to keep it vertical/horizontal. The removal transient force approximates the weight of hanging a 7kg bike from a ceiling-mounted Clug. In other words, you can insert a 1-2kg wheel complete with tyre into a clug and it will stay put indefinitely – a good solution for storing a turbo wheel, or a spare set for different uses, like gravel riding or Sunday best. With an inflated tyre plugged in it’s plenty stable, and the horizontal option means as long as your tyre is the right ballpark size (this XL version fits 2.3in to 2.7in rubber), you’re good to go. For horizontal use, a mudguard protruding below the centreline of the wheel might cause issues – a soft flap should be fine, a plastic or metal guard would be likely to jam or bend. Maybe experiment with height to get a good-enough hold below the hard mudguard on the exposed wheel section. We designed the CLUG PRO to be a great fit with just about every bike tyre out there. With five sizes to choose from (identical to the original CLUG), the CLUG PRO range is compatible with tyres between 23-81mm (1-3.2'). One very minor gripe is the provision of Phillips screws rather than Pozidriv, although this is perhaps intentional, to prevent over-torquing the screws when installing. In useFollowing on DaSy's excelent suggestion of screwing a toe strap to a wall - Why bother with the toe stap ~ For the ulitimate in striped down simplicity...Why not simply screw the wheel to the wall? I have two of these set up in the kitchen of my (very small) flat - they're great bits of kit, and keep two bikes up really well. So, to summarise, sorry, we are all entiteld to our opinions, I am not having any of this, I disagree sir, nice looking product and nicely marketed and all that, but fundamentally design flawed and ergo I say not fit for purpose. I thought initially that a toe-strap was the ideal answer, but then it dawned on me that you could do away with the Clug altogether and just screw a toestrap to the wall with apropriate penny washers, and have pretty much the same result. Maybe it would be a bit floppy from side-to-side I suppose though. Cons: Each size is specific to a range of tyre widths, possible issue with deflating tyres over time, price

Hornit Clug Bike Rack review - MBR

OK, so a week further on, another test. This time the tyre's down to 14.5PSI (as measured with the same digital gauge). in other words, even though the tyre is what many would consider ‘flat’, it still requires over four times the force to remove from the Clug, than what it requires to stay vertical in the Clug. The premise of the Clug is simple: it's a clip that grips your tyre. That's it. Screw to the wall, insert bike. Done. Pull bike out, ride. Obviously something based on tyre size is going to need to accommodate a wide range of widths, so the Clug comes in three sizes: Roadie (23-32mm), Hybrid (33-42mm) and MTB (43-62mm/1.8-2.5in). I've reviewed the Roadie and Hybrid sizes.No, the Clug won't be for everyone, for every application. That's the beauty of cycling being a very broad church – there's room for innovation and specificity all over the shop. If the Clug looks like it will meet your needs, you won't be disappointed. Verdict I very rarely comment, but this, sorry, 4.5 stars for something that will only hold a bike as long as it's tyre is the correct size, and inflated, and costs twice or more than equivalents? In the box are the Clug, instructions, and two screws and plastic plugs, for use in masonry or plasterboard. As with any DIY, you should be aware of what you're drilling into, and depending on the size of bike and surface you could always opt for a more solid retaining mechanism such as spring toggles. Once the body of the Clug is drilled to the wall, the curvy insert snaps into place and you're done. What works One thing to note: the size of the Clug refers to actual tyre size, not simply stated tyre size, so it's important to actually measure yours as this can vary greatly depending on the width of the rim and the brand of the tyre.

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