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    Just Ride
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    My homemade bike repair stand *pics*

    Well, here it is. It took about 3 weekends to build and all I have to do now is spray paint it a colour which Iím still deciding on. Have any ideas? The seat clamp part was the hardest to do, I tried to look for one down at the local warehouse, but I couldnít find anything. So my dad and I just made the clamp ourselves. As you can see in a picture below, my bike fits on there pretty good. I might get a better clamp later, but the one at the moment works fine. All this was made from bits and pieces around the garage and all together it cost $0.














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    Lets Ride Trekke's Avatar
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    Kudo's. Best part is you did with your dad. I'll bet the learning experience was worth it.
    Phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trekke
    Kudo's. Best part is you did with your dad. I'll bet the learning experience was worth it.
    It was fun making it and i did learn a lot. If i have a bit of time, we might decide to make an even better one. But i'll get the use out of this one first.

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    I would say that you need more duct tape.

    the price is right too.

    Good job

    In an effort to go along with your zero cost structure,

    Maybe cut some rubber from old tubes to layer underneath the duct tape on the clamp.

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    Replace the tape with carpet and you'll be chittin in high cotten..

    Nice work.

    I'll have to get a pic of my homemade contraption posted.
    My drinking buddies have a racing problem !!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sS-bEn
    all I have to do now is spray paint it a colour which Iím still deciding on. Have any ideas?
    Park Tool Blue!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by unsuspended
    I would say that you need more duct tape.

    the price is right too.

    Good job

    In an effort to go along with your zero cost structure,

    Maybe cut some rubber from old tubes to layer underneath the duct tape on the clamp.
    Thanks. I do have some old tubes, i might use them.

    Quote Originally Posted by Quadzone.com
    Replace the tape with carpet and you'll be chittin in high cotten..

    Nice work.

    I'll have to get a pic of my homemade contraption posted.
    Carpet is also a nice idea, hmm i'll have a look at what i have. Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by free_pizza
    Park Tool Blue!!
    I was thinking of spraying it a type of blue colour. Still thinking though...

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    Here are some pics of the bike on the stand.




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    use cloth duct tape...notr the crappy plastic type...or do the carpet idea!...nice work

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    Just Ride
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    Quote Originally Posted by free_pizza
    Park Tool Blue!!
    You guessed right. Well not quite the same. Firstly i sprayed it with Rust proof paint, then gave it a nice blue colour.





    *edit, better picture of the blue stand*
    Last edited by [bEn]; 12-11-05 at 09:57 PM.

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    nice

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