I have been searching an easy and cheap way to mount my bike to the wall, and even though I saw some cool ideas here, none of them fit well the area I wanted my bike to be, so as we all do, I made my own.
Handsaw, jigsaw or circular saw
Sheet metal shears
Socket wrench and 1/4 socket
1/2 concrete drill bit
Wood bits and glue
1 - 2x2x8
6 - 3 in. wood* screws
4 - 3 1/2 x 1/4 in. hex head bolts and washers
4 - 1/4 in. insert nuts*
1 - Perforated steel strip
Step 1: Cut the Material
For the vertical part (the one that will be mounted to the wall) I cut it to: 8 in. - 2 pieces
For the horizontal part (the one that will support the bike) I cut them to 12 in.* - 2 pieces
*If you want an exact fit for your bike I recommend to measure the distance between the frame to the end of the handlebar, so it rests near the wall, and just add and additional inch to that measurement.
For the next part I chose to chisel out an area around the vertical pieces to maximize the adhesion area between the vertical and horizontal pieces. You can do the same with your handsaw or don't do it at all, but I would recommend you use some kind of 90 degree angle metal bracket to secure both pieces.
After that, I sanded them down to remove any harsh edges.
Step 2: Make the Cradle
Remember to leave at least an inch from the end of the board.
Sand the edges, and if you want, glue a piece of fabric to the cradle to avoid any kind of scratch on your bike frame.
Step 3: Glue and Screw
1) Make 2 pilot horizontal holes, starting from the piece that had the wood carved out.
2) Prepare the 2 screws, as seen on the second picture.
3) Glue both ends.
4) Screw together both pieces (vertical and horizontal).
5) Make another pilot hole, but now starting on the opposite piece - third picture. Also be sure to make it exactly in-between the other two screws, so you don't go over them.
6) Put in the third screw.
7) Repeat on the other set.
Step 4: Prepare the Wall Mount
After that, make 2 1/4 holes on the vertical pieces, this is where the bolts will be used later on.
Step 5: The Strip
Use the metal sheet shears to cut the strip, I cut 2 x 9 in strips. I sanded the edges because they were a little rough.
Next, make 1 pilot hole on one of the boards and screw the trip firmly. Now move it to where the strip is at the center of the other board, mark the spot, make the pilot hole and screw the other end of the strip.
Again, repeat for the other set.
Step 6: And It's Done!
You could finish the wood with some stain or just paint it to match the area you will be installing it.
OPTIONAL: I installed another strip on one of the sets just to secure the bike, in case someone or something bumps it out of place, this could prevent it from falling.
And that's it, I hope someone finds this idea helpful.