How to Hang a Bicycle in a Garage on an S-Hook

How to Hang a Bicycle in a Garage on an S-Hook. Hanging a bicycle in a garage can keep the garage organized, save on space and protect the bike. Follow these steps to hang your bike with an S-hook.

Step 1

Decide where you want hang the bike and if you want to hang it vertically or horizontally.  You should put it in a corner, especially if you want to park your car in the garage.

Step 2

Find out how much the bike weighs.  An S-hook can hold a bicycle vertically or horizontally by the tires.

The size of the hook is determined by the weight of the bike.  Ask a staff member at the hardware store what the weight specifications are for each size.

Make sure the S-hook is wide enough to fit around the tire of the bicycle. 

Step 3

Install the hook.  Drill a hole smaller than the threads of the hook you are using into the ceiling or wall with a power drill.

Use a screwdriver to attach any hardware that the hook came with or just screw in the S-hook.  .

Step 4

Hang the bicycle from the hook.  .

Things You Will Need

  • S-hook
  • Power drill
  • Screw driver


  • Some companies make inexpensive storage hardware for bikes. Rubbermaid makes a hook that can hold up to 50 pounds.

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