Wayfair Buckthorn Wooden Bike Shed 6x3 £129.99 (Free Delivery)
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Wayfair Buckthorn Wooden Bike Shed 6x3 £129.99 (Free Delivery)

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mcrobbj2 m ago

This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 …This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 seconds to break in. Not voting either way, but really whats the point.


Not everybody lives in a high crime rate area, some of us just need to keep our bikes dry
Most garden sheds would take seconds to break in to as well for a professional thief, this isn't really any better or worse than those.
Drill a hole through the bottom and concrete in a hardened steel ground anchor of some sort to lock your bike to, should defeat the average thief.

You could also fit a cheap alarm with a loud siren to go off when the door is forced to encourage thieves not to hang around.


I would think twice about sticking it below a window like in the picture where a theif might climb on it to try to force the window.
Edited by: "melted" 13th Apr
Could keep the bins in it
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I reckon I could break into that
This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 seconds to break in. Not voting either way, but really whats the point.
mcrobbj2 m ago

This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 …This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 seconds to break in. Not voting either way, but really whats the point.


Not everybody lives in a high crime rate area, some of us just need to keep our bikes dry
Most garden sheds would take seconds to break in to as well for a professional thief, this isn't really any better or worse than those.
chrisredmayne15 m ago

I reckon I could break into that



3 pumps of a pallet truck and it would be away!
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mcrobbj5 m ago

This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 …This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 seconds to break in. Not voting either way, but really whats the point.



mcrobbj5 m ago

This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 …This may keep your bikes dry but nothing else. Would take a thief << 5 seconds to break in. Not voting either way, but really whats the point.


"to keep bikes dry" that's exactly the point. Wouldn't take anyone 5 minutes to break into any type of shed!
At least it hasn’t got windows so they can see what’s in there, surely that helps.
Heat.Sink7 m ago

Not everybody lives in a high crime rate area, some of us just need to …Not everybody lives in a high crime rate area, some of us just need to keep our bikes dry


I don't live in a high crime area, however my bikes are worth a lot so I want to protect them form Neds/Chavs who like to follow me back from the trails. If you are just parking your BLO in in fine, go for it...
whirlix15 m ago

"to keep bikes dry" that's exactly the point. Wouldn't take anyone 5 …"to keep bikes dry" that's exactly the point. Wouldn't take anyone 5 minutes to break into any type of shed!


A tarp does the same thing at a fraction of the cost.
garethcollins92517 m ago

At least it hasn’t got windows so they can see what’s in there, surely tha …At least it hasn’t got windows so they can see what’s in there, surely that helps.


As its going to take the same time to break in with a crowbar as looking in the windows that's a moot point.
dpathic200120 m ago

3 pumps of a pallet truck and it would be away!


Pump, pump, and pump! Get in.
Drill a hole through the bottom and concrete in a hardened steel ground anchor of some sort to lock your bike to, should defeat the average thief.

You could also fit a cheap alarm with a loud siren to go off when the door is forced to encourage thieves not to hang around.


I would think twice about sticking it below a window like in the picture where a theif might climb on it to try to force the window.
Edited by: "melted" 13th Apr
Thats shed for keep bike dry not a safe lock.If anybody worry about bike should keep in house or looking something else. Heat.
Could keep the bins in it
mcrobbj56 m ago

As its going to take the same time to break in with a crowbar as looking …As its going to take the same time to break in with a crowbar as looking in the windows that's a moot point.


But who's going to know what's inside, it could be anything in there from old garden tools, and few bags of compost. Just coz someone has bought this does not mean to say they are going to put bikes in there.
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mcrobbj59 m ago

A tarp does the same thing at a fraction of the cost.


Yeah maybe true. Though I'd prefer to look out into the garden onto something half respectable than a dirty old sheet flapping in the wind like a scence from 'Snatch'.....
garethcollins9251 m ago

But who's going to know what's inside, it could be anything in there from …But who's going to know what's inside, it could be anything in there from old garden tools, and few bags of compost. Just coz someone has bought this does not mean to say they are going to put bikes in there.


Might be the first thing they muck about with though.
whirlix1 h, 24 m ago

"to keep bikes dry" that's exactly the point. Wouldn't take anyone 5 …"to keep bikes dry" that's exactly the point. Wouldn't take anyone 5 minutes to break into any type of shed!



Asguard ok he's a road biking jessie, but may take a bit more than 5 minutes...
Personally I would use an angle grinder as a thief did to steal 18K of bikes from someone I know. (garage, concrete set loop and locks). Daily bikes in the Asguard, expensive bikes in the house.
Note if you have bikes in a bike shed most insurance companies wont cover them unless they are locked together.

Don't get me wrong I would love to live in a world where there were no thieving scum after our bikes, however after cycling home the other night I was amazed at the piles of bike left at each bridge by the canal dredger probably 30+ bikes in a couple of hundred yards of canal. Coupled with plods total disinterest in sorting the problem.
Got one of these last time it was on here. Its actually a Rowlinson product. The reviews here are pretty accurate, I also felt the need to reinforce mine.
Best thing to do is lay some paving slabs first then drill some bolts so you can change the bike to it.

So if they break the door they still need an angle grinder
Perfect for the kid’s bikes and the balls they leave around the garden.
I have one of these bike sheds , not well built at all. Needs a lock top and bottom of doors as very flimsy and could easy be pulled open. I would recommend reinforcing floor and roof as they bend in very quickly.
And mine also seems to leek water though the wooden slats so would also recommend felting the back of the wooden parts before putting together.
shaunkirsty2 h, 27 m ago

I have one of these bike sheds , not well built at all. Needs a lock top …I have one of these bike sheds , not well built at all. Needs a lock top and bottom of doors as very flimsy and could easy be pulled open. I would recommend reinforcing floor and roof as they bend in very quickly. And mine also seems to leek water though the wooden slats so would also recommend felting the back of the wooden parts before putting together.



Sounds like it's very poor quality! You'd be better putting the roof felt on the outsides of the timber will just rot.
Edited by: "mccririck" 14th Apr
shaunkirsty2 h, 34 m ago

I have one of these bike sheds , not well built at all. Needs a lock top …I have one of these bike sheds , not well built at all. Needs a lock top and bottom of doors as very flimsy and could easy be pulled open. I would recommend reinforcing floor and roof as they bend in very quickly. And mine also seems to leek water though the wooden slats so would also recommend felting the back of the wooden parts before putting together.


Take the leek water, add potatoes and boil up. You’ll have a warm, hearty soup.
At this price it's gonna be fairly flimsy but when I bought a load of wood to make a similar sized log store it cost more than this and then I had to cut and make the thing so for £129 it's good value as long as you know the limitations and consider beefing up the build qualtiy.
Who has actually got a wooden bike these days?
Heat.Sink12 h, 57 m ago

Not everybody lives in a high crime rate area, some of us just need to …Not everybody lives in a high crime rate area, some of us just need to keep our bikes dry


lol,the false sense of security. My brother was a copper in a 'low crime area' sure it was low in some crimes, but they tend to have higher house prices and attract career burglars to steal all the nice things, one family were tied up at knife point whilst they emptied the house after being followed home. Burglary was far more common than most of the residents knew. If you're going to make a carrer of beinmg a pikey robbing rat you don't do it on a run down council estate do you.
Cool, a giant rabbit hutch
Like anything if you want one and need one and like the price why not? If you have gravel path it would defeat a pallet truck, as the Darleks were masters of the universe but couldn't climb the stairs not so long ago ! Basically even if you go the whole hog security wise if they are that keen to nick it they will. Example Buckingham palace a chap got in there!
All these aww it will get broke into. You can force open most house doors quite easily.

If its to keep the family bikes or a lawnmower in its fit for purpose.
Edited by: "Pure_Evil" 14th Apr
Thanks for the post
mcrobbj14 h, 2 m ago

I don't live in a high crime area, however my bikes are worth a lot so I …I don't live in a high crime area, however my bikes are worth a lot so I want to protect them form Neds/Chavs who like to follow me back from the trails. If you are just parking your BLO in in fine, go for it...


What is it with the dirty little losers in life?

They seem to think they should have the good things in life when they haven't done or even prepared to do a hard days work in their poxie little lives to deserve it.

When I was young, most of us had to make do with what we could afford. Not case the joint like your average NED/CHAV/Scroat does these days to see what others have worked hard for, just to make off with it for free.

They boil my p!55, they really do.
melted13 h, 43 m ago

Drill a hole through the bottom and concrete in a hardened steel ground …Drill a hole through the bottom and concrete in a hardened steel ground anchor of some sort to lock your bike to, should defeat the average thief.You could also fit a cheap alarm with a loud siren to go off when the door is forced to encourage thieves not to hang around.I would think twice about sticking it below a window like in the picture where a theif might climb on it to try to force the window.


Work for the Police in Crime Prevention, by any chance? 😁
Ripperoo14 m ago

Work for the Police in Crime Prevention, by any chance? 😁


I appreciate anybody giving good ideas, I thought this was a sharing community !!!!!!
melted13 h, 59 m ago

Drill a hole through the bottom and concrete in a hardened steel ground …Drill a hole through the bottom and concrete in a hardened steel ground anchor of some sort to lock your bike to, should defeat the average thief.You could also fit a cheap alarm with a loud siren to go off when the door is forced to encourage thieves not to hang around.I would think twice about sticking it below a window like in the picture where a theif might climb on it to try to force the window.


I was thinking the same. On its own it’s no good for protecting bikes but there are lots of ways to modify it so that it is suitable.
You can get a more secure metal one on eBay for around the same price. Won't rot, either.
If you have bike insurance you'll probably find that you have to pay a very large excess if your bike was stolen while stored in a wooden shed.

Spending a bit more on something insurance compliant might be worth your while, and last better.
spannerzone3 h, 28 m ago

At this price it's gonna be fairly flimsy but when I bought a load of wood …At this price it's gonna be fairly flimsy but when I bought a load of wood to make a similar sized log store it cost more than this and then I had to cut and make the thing so for £129 it's good value as long as you know the limitations and consider beefing up the build qualtiy.


I had one lasted 10 years wood treated it twice great for the price. Insurance companies insist on a shed so this serves its purpose.
I don't get all the negative comments on here. This is shed. Any normal person that buys a shed knows if they want to put anything valuable in it, you need to beef it up with extra locks and reinforcement. No different here. £129 seems a fair price.
ArbDemon2 h, 22 m ago

You can get a more secure metal one on eBay for around the same price. …You can get a more secure metal one on eBay for around the same price. Won't rot, either.


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