bike storage shed

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A bike shed is a practical storage solution for people who don’t have room in their garage or home to store their bikes. A bike storage shed is a secure, convenient way to keep your wheels protected against the elements—and anyone who might want to hop on for a ride. While some bike sheds can cost thousands of dollars, there are plenty of affordable options on the market, and models to suit every space and aesthetic.

Best Bike Sheds

    What to Consider


    How many bikes will you be storing, and where will this bike shed sit? Make sure the shed will fit in the space you have, and that the dimensions are practical given the amount of space you’ll need. Consider whether or not you’ll be storing extras, like pumps, repair kits, spare tubes, and tires, in the shed as well, and factor those into your calculations when determining an appropriate size. A good rule of thumb for sizing is that one bike will need at least a 5- by 2-foot space, two bikes will need a 5-by 3-foot space, and four bikes will need approximately a 5- by 6-foot space.


    Material will impact price, weight, and durability. Wooden sheds are classic and attractive, but not as durable long-term thanks to mildew and wood rot. Metal sheds are more secure, but aren’t as aesthetically pleasing and can be harder to assemble. Plastic or resin sheds are easy to assemble and maintain, and they’re often the most affordable models, too.


    You’ll want to be able to remove specific bikes without moving others out of the way, so take a close look at how the bikes will be arranged and organized in the shed. Additionally, make sure you understand how the shed is accessed. Does it have a barn door design with two opening doors? A partial slider? Does it lift from the top? All of these factors will impact how easy the shed is to keep secure, as well as how easy it is to open to access the bikes.

    How We Evaluated

    We looked at a range of bike sheds at different price points, made with different materials, and in different sizes. Through chatting with local bike owners, bike shop employees, and evaluating popular types of sheds, we found the 10 best and have detailed their benefits below.

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Best Overall

Galvanized Steel Bicycle Storage Shed

  • Adjustable bike racks
  • Lockable front doors

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 80.4 x 80.4 x 63.6 inches
  • Material: Alloy steel
  • Color: Black

This larger bike shed can hold up to four adult-sized bikes—and gear—with plenty of room to spare, letting you pull the bikes out without moving everything else in the shed. We love the four adjustable bike tracks that not only keep your bike upright and secure, but also leave space in between bikes so they don’t get caught on each other. The hinged double doors make getting in and out a breeze, and the whole unit can be secured with a twist lock and key.


Best Affordable

6 by 4–Foot Outdoor Metal Storage Shed

  • Affordable
  • Tall height
  • Secure

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H) : 76.1 x 50.5 x 77.2 inches
  • Material: Galvanized steel
  • Color: Taupe

This beefy galvanized steel storage shed has four vents, lockable doors, and a peaked, gabled roof for more standing room. This shed is durable for the price, though it takes more effort to assemble than others on this list. The door is 63 inches tall and the full height of the shed is 77 inches, allowing for plenty of walking around space and organizing options.


Best Resin

Factor 6 by 3–Foot Outdoor Storage Shed

  • Easy to maintain
  • Easy to assemble
  • More expensive than other resin models

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 70 x 44.5 x 82 inches
  • Material: Resin
  • Color: Taupe

This easy-to-maintain resin outdoor storage shed has a vented roof to prevent mildew and keep air circulating while still keeping bikes protected. The door is lockable with a padlock, and the shelf brackets make organizing easy with sheeting or plywood. This shed gets natural light through the skylight, and can fit three bikes fairly easily.


Best for 4 or 5 Bikes

8 by 6–Foot Storage Shed

  • Durable
  • Easy access
  • Affordable

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 96 x 72 x 76.8 inches
  • Material: Alloy steel
  • Color: Gray

This larger bike storage shed can fit up to five bikes, and features 65-inch walls for more headroom and storage shelf options. The gables are vented and waterproof, keeping out rain and snow while allowing airflow and light, and the steel is sun-resistant to avoid deterioration after prolonged exposure to the elements. This shed has a protective film, reinforced beams to support the roof, and is scratch-resistant.


Best Low-Maintenance

5 by 3–Foot Horizontal Stow-Away Storage Shed

  • Low-profile design
  • Wide, hinged doors
  • Low-maintenance

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 44.25 x 70.5 x 53 inches
  • Material: Resin
  • Color: Cream

This shed is a mid-range pick in terms of size, cost, and materials, making it a perfect option for people with just a few bikes and other smaller tools. This resin bike shed can be hosed off and wiped down, and won’t degrade after years outdoors. The walls and roof are blow-molded to prevent splitting seams, and the interior is 70 cubic feet, but still has a low-profile design for smaller yards and gardens.


Best Wooden

Rowlinson Wallstore Wooden Lockable Storage Unit

  • Attractive
  • Sturdy wood materials
  • Wide doors

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 32.48 x 71.85 x 64.61 inches
  • Material: Wood
  • Color: Honey brown

The wide double doors on this wooden bike shed make entry and exit a breeze, and the pressure-treated timber and treated felt roof ensure full weatherproofing. This shed comes as a kit, with a tongue-and-groove floor, shiplap siding, and lockable doors.

Assembly is more complicated than standard resin sheds, but you get a great-looking storage shed that easily fits four full-size bikes plus accessories.


Best Single

5 by 3–Foot Galvanized Metal Garden Shed

  • Good for small spaces
  • Vents for air flow

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 57.5 x 27.2 x 68.5 inches
  • Material: Galvanized steel
  • Color: Gray

For people with limited storage space and items, this compact bike shed is a great option. Make sure to measure your bike to ensure it’ll fit, as this shed’s dimensions wouldn’t be suitable for larger sets of wheels. The shed is highly weatherproof, with a steeply sloped roof, integrated vents, and rust-resistant construction.


Most Attractive

Wooden Garden Tool Shed

  • Wide doors
  • Plenty of storage options
  • Wood is harder to maintain

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 54.3 x 25.8 x 63 inches
  • Material: Pine
  • Color: Golden Wood

This compact, richly toned garden shed is an attractive addition to any outdoor storage setup. The pine frame is durable and treated for longevity, and the boards are fitted to provide maximum protection from the elements. The wide doors provide easy access for removing and storing bikes, and they lock securely with a padlock or slide-bolt latches.

This shed comes with options for shelving and additional storage, and the waterproof roof provides peace of mind in even the rainiest or snowiest environments.


Best Portable

Bike Storage Tent

  • Lightweight
  • Easy to assemble
  • Can be easily moved

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 74 x 30 x 65 inches
  • Material: Polyester
  • Color: Green

Looking for something portable for weather protection? This bike tent collapses down for storage and travel, then opens up to easily store two full-size bikes. This is also a flexible, versatile alternative to permanent sheds in your yard if you’re looking more for protection against the elements than security. This polyester bike tent has eyelets to secure it to the ground with stakes, and is easy to assemble without tools. It has a durable vinyl roof, waterproof tent body, and is seam-sealed.


Most Versatile

Outdoor Metal Garden Storage Shed

  • Rust-resistant paint
  • Reinforced beams
  • Large size options
  • Requires lots of outdoor space

Key Specs

  • Size (L x W x H): 63.78 x 108.00 x 3.94 inches
  • Material: Galvanized steel
  • Color: Gray

This galvanized steel shed comes with rust-resistant paint, a beefy foundation, and reinforced walls for extra stability. This shed comes in multiple sizes and has sliding doors (instead of hinged ones) for wide open access. We love its four air vents and the fact that you can snag this model in 9 by 6–foot dimensions for holding up to seven bikes plus other tools or outdoor items.

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