Of course, they're really much more than decor. Bikes are our functional friends and, for a lot of people, they're a primary mode of transportation. But they also look cool, as we've seen in many homes featured on Apartment Therapy. Particularly in a small space, where storage areas are limited, a bike can be as central to the apartment's layout as a sofa or coffee table...
The apartments shown above include some of our favorite bike storage solutions: the wall-mounted Cycloc, some DIY bike racks, and the easiest one of all—leaning your bike artfully against a wall.
• 1 Mini Tour of Alex Fuller's Loft
• 2 Kibwe and Emily's Eclectic Combo
• 3 Wes' Family Farm Inspiration
• 4 Ryan's Bike Rack Wall
• 5 dmadura's bike landing strip from the Fall Cure
• 6 Emily and Craig's Logan Square Rehab
• 7 Jeremy's Bicycle Rack
• 8 More Cycloc Bike Storage
• 9 How To: Make a Bike Rack
• 10 Theresa's Eclectic Donations
(Photos: Evan Thomas, Kibwe & Emily, Wes, Ryan, dmadura, Evan Thomas, Jeremy, Ikea Hacker, Cycloc, Theresa)