Harbor Freight Tools Mobile Bike Storage Product manual

Owner’s Manual & Safety Instructions
Save This Manual Keep this manual for the safety warnings and precautions, assembly,
operating, inspection, maintenance and cleaning procedures. Write the product’s serial number in the
back of the manual near the assembly diagram (or month and year of purchase if product has no number).
Keep this manual and the receipt in a safe and dry place for future reference.
Mobile Bike
Storage
Bicycles not included.
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No portion of this manual or any artwork contained herein may be reproduced in
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Diagrams within this manual may not be drawn proportionally. Due to continuing
improvements, actual product may differ slightly from the product described herein.
Tools required for assembly and service may not be included.
Read this material before using this product.
Failure to do so can result in serious injury.
SAVE THIS MANUAL.
Specifications
Maximum Weight Capacity
180 Lb. / 30 Lb. per bicycle
Maximum Bicycle Capacity
6
Dimensions
31"L x 31"W x 69"H
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Assembly Precautions
1. Assemble only according to these instructions.
Improper assembly can create hazards.
2. Wear ANSI-approved safety goggles and
heavy-duty work gloves during assembly.
3. Keep assembly area clean and well lit.
4. Keep bystanders out of the area during assembly.
5. Do not assemble when tired or when under the
influence of alcohol, drugs or medication.
6. Weight capacity and other product capabilities apply
to properly and completely assembled product only.
Use Precautions
1. DO NOT STAND ON UNIT.
2. Do not move with bicycles suspended.
Remove bicycles before moving unit.
3. Do not exceed rated weight capacity.
Be aware of dynamic loading!
Sudden load movement may briefly create
excess load causing product failure.
4. Maintain Balance. Be sure that weight is evenly
distributed on the support bar at all times.
5. Do not use to store powered bicycles (electric/
gasoline), scooters or motorcycles.
6. This product is not a toy. Do not allow
children to play with or near this item.
8. Inspect before every use; do not use
if parts are loose or damaged.
9. Do not store in damp or wet locations.
Do not expose to rain.
10. Maintain product labels and nameplates.
These carry important safety information.
If unreadable or missing, contact
Harbor Freight Tools for a replacement.
11. The warnings, precautions, and instructions
discussed in this instruction manual cannot
cover all possible conditions and situations
that may occur. It must be understood by the
operator that common sense and caution are
factors which cannot be built into this product,
but must be supplied by the operator.
7. Use as intended only.
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Assembly Instructions
Read the ENTIRE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION section at the beginning of this document
including all text under subheadings therein before set up or use of this product.
1. Attach Support Bar (1) to Upper Post (3) with
Support Bar Bolts and Lock Nuts (2). (See Figure A.)
Support
Bar Bolt
3. Position Bases A and Base B so that bolt holes
align with Lower Post (8) bolt holes. Secure with
Hex Bolts (9) and Lock Nuts (2). (See Figure C.)
Lower
Post (8)
Support
Bar (1)
Lock
Nut (2)
Upper
Post (3)
Hex
Bolt (9)
Figure A
2. Attach Casters (6) to ends of Bases A and
B with Lock Nuts (4). (See Figure B.)
Lock
Nuts (2)
Figure C
Lock
Nut (4)
4. Attach Upper Post assembly to Lower
Post assembly, secure with Hex Bolt (10)
and Lock Nut (2). (See Figure D.)
Base A
(5)
Base A
(5)
Base B
(7)
Hex
Bolt (10)
Caster
(6)
Lock
Nut (2)
Figure B
Figure D
Note: Before use, tighten all connections securely.
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Operation
Read the ENTIRE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION section at the beginning of this document
including all text under subheadings therein before set up or use of this product.
TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY: Hanging and removal of bicycles should only be done
by adults who are physically capable of safely lifting the weight of a bicycle.
CAUTION! TO PREVENT INJURY FROM TIPPING: Do not move with
bicycles suspended. Remove bicycles before moving unit.
Note: Before use, tighten all connections securely.
Hanging Bicycles
1. Place Mobile Bike Storage unit in desired location,
then engage caster locks by pushing down on levers.
2. Hang first bicycle by sliding tire over one side of
Support Bar, positioning bicycle toward the center.
WARNING! TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY FROM
PRODUCT FAILURE:
Do not exceed rated weight capacity.
3. Hang next bicycle on other side of Support Bar
with handle bars facing opposite first bicycle.
4. Hang subsequent bicycles in the same manner,
making sure weight is evenly distributed at all times.
Removing Bicycles
1. Firmly grip bicycle with both hands
and slide off Support Bar.
2. Make sure evenly distributed weight is maintained.
Moving Unit
1. Remove bicycles then unlock casters.
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2. Move unit to new location, then lock
casters and replace bicycles.
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Maintenance Instructions
Procedures not specifically explained in this manual must
be performed only by a qualified technician.
TO PREVENT SERIOUS INJURY FROM TOOL FAILURE:
Do not use damaged equipment. If any part becomes damaged,
have the problem corrected before further use.
Maintenance and Cleaning
1. PERIODICALLY, inspect the general
condition of the unit. Check for:
2. Wipe external surfaces of Mobile Bike
Storage unit with clean cloth as needed.
• loose hardware,
• cracked or broken parts, and
• any other condition that may
affect its safe operation.
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Parts List and Diagram
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR HAS PROVIDED THE PARTS LIST AND ASSEMBLY DIAGRAM
IN THIS DOCUMENT AS A REFERENCE TOOL ONLY. NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR
MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO THE BUYER THAT HE OR SHE IS
QUALIFIED TO MAKE ANY REPAIRS TO THE PRODUCT, OR THAT HE OR SHE IS QUALIFIED TO REPLACE
ANY PARTS OF THE PRODUCT. IN FACT, THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR EXPRESSLY
STATES THAT ALL REPAIRS AND PARTS REPLACEMENTS SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN BY CERTIFIED AND
LICENSED TECHNICIANS, AND NOT BY THE BUYER. THE BUYER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY
ARISING OUT OF HIS OR HER REPAIRS TO THE ORIGINAL PRODUCT OR REPLACEMENT PARTS
THERETO, OR ARISING OUT OF HIS OR HER INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT PARTS THERETO.
Parts List
Part
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Description
Support Bar
Lock Nut (M8)
Upper Post
Lock Nut (M10)
Base A
Locking Swivel Caster
Base B
Lower Post
Hex Bolt (M8x20)
Hex Bolt (M8x70
Qty
1
9
1
4
2
4
1
1
6
1
Record Serial Number Here:
Note: If product has no serial number, record month and year of purchase instead.
Note: Some parts are listed and shown for illustration purposes only, and
are not available individually as replacement parts.
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Assembly Diagram
1
3
10
2
8
4
9
5
6
7
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Limited 90 Day Warranty
Harbor Freight Tools Co. makes every effort to assure that its products meet high quality and durability standards,
and warrants to the original purchaser that this product is free from defects in materials and workmanship for the
period of 90 days from the date of purchase. This warranty does not apply to damage due directly or indirectly,
to misuse, abuse, negligence or accidents, repairs or alterations outside our facilities, criminal activity, improper
installation, normal wear and tear, or to lack of maintenance. We shall in no event be liable for death, injuries
to persons or property, or for incidental, contingent, special or consequential damages arising from the use of
our product. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the
above limitation of exclusion may not apply to you. THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER
WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS.
To take advantage of this warranty, the product or part must be returned to us with transportation charges
prepaid. Proof of purchase date and an explanation of the complaint must accompany the merchandise.
If our inspection verifies the defect, we will either repair or replace the product at our election or we may
elect to refund the purchase price if we cannot readily and quickly provide you with a replacement. We will
return repaired products at our expense, but if we determine there is no defect, or that the defect resulted
from causes not within the scope of our warranty, then you must bear the cost of returning the product.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
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