Been busy trying to solve my problem of wheel flop on my touring bike when on the kickstand. I use a front basket on top of my rack, so when loaded down, it has a tendency to flop to one side or another when at rest.
My KISS solution was to drill a small hole in one side of the headtube and through one side of the steer tube to place a pin through it. Of course I could get fancy with some welded brackets and what not, but figured simple is the way to go.
Anybody see any issue with this. My gut says there will not be, but from some reactions from a post in the touring forums, it may be a poor idea. I have also talked to a frame builder and he opinion was it was not a good idea.
I have a steel Surly LHT. I thought maybe in the extension above the top tube or below the downtube may be a better area but was not sure.
Here is an example: