Only bring things into your house that uplift you. That is as true for kitchen utensils as it is for furniture, or cat litter trays, and of course bikes. If you don’t love your bike, then accept its place chained on the street, and allow it to be neglected. Far better, I suggest, to only own bikes and bike gear that you find beautiful, and make space for those bikes along the first wall inside your front door. In the house of the future, that wall will be purpose designed to accommodate bikes, jackets, pumps and spare tubes.
I’m sorry change on that front has been slow. I wish architects had been so astute to the needs of the cyclist as we have been to the needs of the driver. But we will catch up. Have patience, please. For now, as users of buildings, see it as your contribution to change, to put that first wall inside your front door to use god intended, with bikes worth having on display for your house guests. Let each be a talking point, with matching accoutrements only from boutique makers in first world centres, like London or Portland. Let your front room be more like a bicycling boutique, like Adeline Adeline say, in Tribeca, or my friends’ store in Sydney.