Bike Rack Installation & Bike Cad Layouts

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Expert CAD Layouts

Our in-house Engineering team can help you with your 2D bicycle parking layouts. Our experts will achieve the highest bike count possible for any job. There are a number of variables involved when planning your bicycle master plan. Variables include accurate spacing, compliant setbacks, addressing density, ADA compliance, recommended mounting options, and most importantly the best product for your application.

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7 Varsity Bike Dock DV215 UC Davis High Density Bicycle Parking

Site Visits & Layouts

Ground Control has assisted over 100 colleges, municipalities and businesses to review their bicycle parking plans. Our in-house engineers are trained to help with increasing density, site location, security risks, analyzing surface and in-ground mounting options, possible obstructions, as well as solutions clients may never have thought of.

Site review is also part of every installation we perform and is included with every large purchase of parking products.

Outdoor Slope Bicycle Shelter with Vertical Rack

LEED & Sustainability

Great cycling communities go beyond just a great rack. We are well versed in the importance of staying healthy, going green, and providing a product that will help others do just that. Our experience in this area has given us the knowledge of what steps are necessary to earn LEED credits through bike parking projects.

Spacing and location of bike parking as well as the type of provided bike parking is critical to maximize density, provide proper setbacks, and to ensure that Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues are met.

We can provide consultation services in installations, products, permitting, environmental requirements and more during your bike parking planning phase. Check out some of the services we and our partners provide below.


  • Liability and risk management
  • Coordination with corporate initiatives (Alternative Transportation)
  • Bike share programs Bike share programs
  • Sustainability
  • LEED certification
  • Training and Education (safe commuting and urban cycling)
9 Varsity Bike Dock DV215 UC Davis High Density Bicycle Parking

Bicycle Parking Class Consultation

Not all bike parking options are created equally. Classifications for three different types of bike parking have been created, Class 3, Class 2 and Class 1, each offering a higher degree of security than the last.

Our experience in the industry has given us useful insight into which classifications are necessary for different bike parking projects and what products/racks offer the appropriate amount of security given the specific project. We can provide support in this area for your bike parking projects.

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City Ordinance Guidance

Becoming a bicycle friendly city takes time and effort. Developing a bike parking ordinance for your city is the first step in reaching a goal of becoming bicycle friendly. We can offer support, advise, examples and suggestions to make your city ordinance for bike parking successful and attainable so that cyclists and the city are both happy with the final result. Check out in detail our city ordinance history.

Installation Services


1,000 Installations and Counting

Spacing and location of bike parking is critical to maximize density, provide proper setbacks, and to ensure that Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues are met.

Ground Control Systems specializes in commercial bike parking and shelter installation throughout the Western United States. We additionally provide consultation services and helpful installation videos if facilities departments or contract installers handle the project.

Formal authorization is required for projects that involve city-owned property. Our team is well versed in obtaining the necessary permits and can manage this service before installations are completed.

All installation services come with standard and detailed installation instructions if additional units need to be installed. For customers wanting to do their own installation or are out of the area, we offer a 2D site layout service.


Spotlight: Maeli Enesa

Senior Estimating and Planning Manager

Maeli is one of the most multi-talented team members in the company. A long-time rugby player, a football player, and an accomplished musician with his own label make Maeli a jack of all trades. He is our resident over-achiever. Did we mention he also has a degree in Accounting? Maeli, who can do whatever he sets his mind to, currently helps run our inside support teams. He not only is part of our sales force but he also works with AutoCad and is responsible for our technical drawings department. That’s where we layout customized bike parking plans that are delivered to contractors and architects. When you’re looking for someone who exemplifies communication, collaboration and future-focus, Maeli is our Utility Player.

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