How Does the Kradl Stack Up Against the Competition for Best Bike Stand, Bike Rack or Bike Storage

Wondering how the Kradl stacks up against the competition? Well when it comes to bike stands, bike racks, and bike storage solutions, there’s quite a bit to choose from. So we’ve broken down your bicycle storage solutions based on the following:


  • Budget

  • Versatility

  • Ease of install

  • Ease of use

  • Power, lift or weight capacity

  • Space required


We’ve also taken a look at Kradl’s top competitors and given you the best options for your bike and your budget.

Before we dive in if you have questions that can’t wait until the end, drop us an email or give us a call at (858) 240-9902.


Kradl Bike Lift, Bike Storage
The Kradl weighs in at just 4 pounds, yet can hold its weight against the competition.

1. Budget

As cost is one of the top factors you will consider when purchasing your bike storage system or bike rack, we’re tackling this one first.

For those on a tight budget (think ramen noodles and the free Clif bars you got at the last race), there is nothing that can beat the good old ceiling hook. Park Tool’s rubber-coated hook sells for about $5 on Amazon. Then there are the slightly more sophisticated hooks, like Rubbermaid’s or Delta Cycles for $14.99.

If you’re like us, you’ve tried all of these options and you’re willing to spend a little more to store and protect that $5,000 road bike. So we next looked at the more unique bike racks and bike storage systems that help make your bike look more like a work of art. In this category, we’ve got the Colnago Signature Bike Hanger from Cactus Tongue ($164) and the BikeDock fro