Originally posted in Porch.com It is important to know how to store your bicycle. Here are some considerations when thinking about bicycle storage for your needs. Types of Bicycles When planning your bicycle storage, consider what type of bicycles you will be storing: Road bicycles are lightweight bicycles with skinny, low-tread tires. They are designed for fast travel on paved roads. If you commute, you will want a storage option that allows for quick retrieval and parking.