Bike Repair Stands

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Postby europa » Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:56 pm

Aushiker wrote:
sogood wrote:How about just get a trainer, or one of those small basic stands that clamps on the rear axle? Small, light and permits most mechanical works. The only thing that suffers will be your back.

Are you referring to one of these or similiar?

Could you use a chain scrubber with this setup for example?


Get something you can ride on so you can use it as a wind trainer as well as your tune up tool. Something like this


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Postby sogood » Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:58 pm

Aushiker wrote:Are you referring to one of these or similiar?

Could you use a chain scrubber with this setup for example?

Yes and yes. Chain scrubbers can be used whenever the rear wheel is off the ground.

Personally I would buy one of these before the repair stand you linked before as this is more than adequate for most bike jobs.
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Postby Aushiker » Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:09 pm

Thanks for excellent advice as always. I will look into the wind trainer/rear wheel stand idea some more.

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