Condo rules banning bicycles
I wondering if anyone here has any experience dealing with Condos that have banned residents from bringing bikes into the building. A friend of mine is renting a unit in a building that has one of these rules and she is interested in starting to ride for sport. As much as it may be ok to store her $100 Supercycle outside, it's certainly not advisable to store a $2000 Specialized on the street. The Condo claims to have a bike storage facility which is nothing more than a rack in their parking garage, easily accessible by anyone in the public. Another mutual friend in the building has already had their bike stolen from the area!!
The Condo obviously refuses to take any responsibility for bikes stolen from their facility, but has threaten to fine my friend $300 if she continues to bring the bike I've lent her into the building. They refuse to change the rule saying that bicycles are dirty and cause damage to the building as well as restrict use of common areas to other residents (such as taking up to much space in the elevator)
So just wondering if anyone here has experience dealing with condo like this. I would fight this to the end and it pains me to see someone give up on the sport because of the harassment of an ignorant condo board.
Thanks in advance