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Winter-like conditions, salty air, high heat, and strong UV rays make up just a small portion of the types of environments we ride bikes in, and in turn, need bike storage in. Our bike parking and storage racks are shipped all over the United States and Canada, accommodating all different types of climates. That's why here at Madrax,  we are prepared to offer advice on the best finish types for your area and needs.

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All of our hand-made bike racks start as carbon steel tubing and are appropriately bent to fabricate the correct bike rack shape. Depending on the bike rack you select, you may have the option to choose the outside diameter (OD) of the tubing used. For example, you may see that our bike racks are made in 1 7/8" or 2 3/8" diameters.





This finish is hearty to say the least. As Wisconsinites, we know all too well the harsh weather environments that our winters can bring. Galvanized bike racks are recommended for spaces in such environments, as they provide excellent durability. An added bonus is that they don't require regular maintenance. Our galvanized racks come with a standard five year warranty.

Galvanized U Racks


Powder Coat

If you are looking for a fun bike rack that brings color to your space, or if you aren't  too concerned about harsh weather getting to your bike storage, our powder coat finish is a great option for you. Powder coat finishes provide a sleek and shiny appearance in any of our 22 offered powder coat colors. Some things to note with our powder coat finish is that it is not rust resistant, will require some maintenance, and will fade over time with UV light. This finish comes with a one year warranty.

Powder coated Madlockers


Stainless Steel

Stainless steel will remain tough in tropical areas with salty air as well as other areas with harsh environments. With its brilliant shine and incredible resilience to weather elements, this finish is extremely durable. Being much less susceptible to rust, stainless steel bike racks boast the capability to reach decades of regular use, far outliving the five year warranty they come with. Should chemicals need to be used near the bike rack for any reason, such as cleaning, precautions are advised as to not damage the rack.


Electropolished Stainless Steel

Similar to stainless steel, electropolished stainless steel also boasts years and years of use. To be shinier yet than our standard stainless steel, electropolished racks are dipped into an electro-chemical bath that replaces impurities with incredible shine.  Hardly any maintenance is needed at all and with a finish that is almost guaranteed to far surpass its five year warranty, our stainless steel products provide you with great bang for your buck.

Electropolished Stainless Steel Opal Racks


We've got you covered wherever you are.

Whether you experience harsh winters, extreme heat, or salty air, we've got you covered with some of our most often purchased and trusted finish types available for your bike racks.

For additional questions or concerns regarding your bike rack or materials and finishes, please do not hesitate to reach out to or call us at 608-849-1080 or toll free at 800-448-7931.

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