inexpensive motorized bicycle work stand

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by paul, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. paul

    paul Active Member

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    i just got this today from walmart.com http://www.walmart.com/ip/Folding-Bike-Stand/13012494. less then $20.00 shipped here and will only be around $18.00 to have shipped to store for you all that have access to a walmart. holds the bike a few inches off the ground so you can pedal it and work on brakes, gears whatever. i figured it would be a piece of junk or wouldnt be able to handle the weight of my electric bicycle but it does no problem. it should work just as well on a gas bike.
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  2. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Paul, that's a great deal and perfect for race bikes
    that have no stand.
     
  3. biknut

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    I'd like to get one too. I've been wanting something to hold my bike for a quick repair, without having to clear off the whole table.

    I don't recall ever seeing one on the shelf in a walmart before.
     
  4. paul

    paul Active Member

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    i ordered online they say you can order online and pick up at your local walmart it is simple and compact real happy with it
     
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    wonder if that could be permanently attached as a wheel stand?
     
  6. paul

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    Paul, I have that exact rear kickstand and I love it. It's not quite sturdy enough to sit on, but plenty sturdy enough to kickstart from a stop. Especially if it's already warmed up. =) I haven't had any issues with it rattling, though. Perhaps an issue with the springs?
     
  8. paul

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    could have been. this was many years ago and imagine they may be better now
     
  9. GearNut

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    This stand is pretty slick!
    It's too bad they show it as out of stock at the moment.
    For the price I don't think I could make one for any cheaper, most likely more.
     
  10. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    That is a nice stand for the money. Like most racers (builders), you can make a stand like this for virtually nothing.....and you can adjust the height as well as sit on it with no prob.

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  11. paul

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    i used an old brake cable and made a stronger stand so i can choose how high i want the rear tire off the ground. with this little mod i can actually run the motor also and not worry about the tire touching the floor and doing a burn out in the extra bedroom i store and work on the bike. here is pictures. easier to describe with photos
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  12. paul

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    i modified the stand a little more. the other way i had it the cable slid around and was a bit of a pain. i drilled 2 small holes in each corner of the stand and ran old brake cables thru them then put cable stops on them. on the end i put a cable crimp so i don't worry about fraying. results are better then i imagined. i can put the bike on their and run it at full throttle or pedal and adjust the gears work on the brakes ect. i can do this with battery and all the accessories on the bike. weight is not a factor. it is amazingly stable.
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