Figuring out a secure, upright place for people to keep their bikes after riding to an event, restaurant, park, or even a private backyard barbecue is becoming an everyday challenge as more and more people ride bikes everywhere they go. Solutions range from on-street bike corrals to portable event bike parking to valet parking to DIY solutions like the handmade bamboo racks in this picture.
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Elly Blue has been writing about bicycling and carfree issues for BikePortland.org since 2006. Find her at http://takingthelane.com