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Chuckles1981
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workstand

Postby Chuckles1981 » Mon Jun 30, 2008 3:37 pm

I did a search and did'nt really touch on this topic..
what kind of stand is better?? ones that http://www.cellbikes.com.au/images/prod ... bnail1.jpg or
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll ... otohosting

basically on is a clamp and the other supports the BB and seat tube??
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Postby Kalgrm » Mon Jun 30, 2008 3:44 pm

Try copying and pasting this into a google search box:

workstand site:bicycles.net.au

I got more than 60 hits.

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Re: workstand

Postby wombatK » Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:52 pm

Chuckles1981 wrote:I did a search and did'nt really touch on this topic..
what kind of stand is better?? ones that ??


The cellbikes one is dissappointing. No use on my Apollo MTB which has cables running under the bottom bracket where it would sit on the stand. It's somewhat useful on road bike - but doesn't feel real stable (front wheel stay isn't strong enough).

One that grab by the seat post I suspect are better - but saddle bags or lock clamps mounted on seat post will get in the way. You need to check how it works with the geometry of your bike.

Buying stands by mail-order is risky - coz you can't see the potential flaws in photos, nor see how it might fit your bike. You also can't see how effective the clamping/adjustment screws are for height/angle adjustment.

Somethings you really need the service of your LBS for !

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