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Possibly carbon bikes are a problem, but a regular steel/aluminum bike will have no trouble with "reasonable" heat (such as the inside of the average parked car) for a few hours. The biggest dangers are blown tires (if they were near their pressure limit to begin with) and melted plastic parts. If left in a regularly hot place for weeks/months/years, ...


I've heard of tyres exploding if inflated close to their limit when cold, then left in a hot confined space. But unless you're running your tyres at 100 PSI and up, I wouldn't be too worried. But perhaps someone with more knowledge will chime in; I'm just hazarding a guess about that. I don't think there's anything else on a bike you'd need to worry about ...

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