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Sports Garage: A Clever Bike Wall

Bikes hanging on an orange wall in a sports garageJonny Valiant

Orange paint brightens the mood and is an undeniable reminder to hang up your bike (the younger kids use the bottom racks). Rubber floor tiles are safer, softer, and better-looking than concrete.

To buy: Aura Exterior paint in Electric Orange 2015-10, from $60 a gallon, benjaminmoore.com for stores. Andrew Lang Cycloc racks, $99 each, nova68.com. Interlocking floor tiles, $4 a square foot, Swisstrax, 866-748-7940.

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