Tote'm Blog

Introducing the new Totem Pole Bike Rack

If your family is passionate about cycling, you will need a good storage solution for all the bikes your family owns. Bikes can be difficult to store and so many storage solutions look ungainly and take up excess space in your house and garage. It can be difficult to transport multiple bikes at the same time, which can be highly frustrating when you want to take your family on a...

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Helpful Hints and Tricks #1

Hint #1: When loading the first bike, load it to the left side of the skewer bar.  This way the chain sprocket and chain guard will be away from the stabilizer bar.  Move skewer bar up or down to avoid being in line with crank arm.

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When tension is a good thing

Okay, so there are a lot of forums and discussions out there about “hanging bikes by the rims”, and if you read them all carefully, like I did, you will discover two things: 1) There are a lot of paranoid people out there. 2) No one ever responds that their rims or bikes were damaged by doing this. Being an experienced bike mechanic, an engineer with a BS in Mechanical...

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