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Old 09-25-18, 02:51 PM
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Bicycle-Store Repair Work Stand

Using PC of FPK362TF to obtain the item for 24USd, it might be decent enough for the recreational bicyclist doing recreational maintenance...


https://www.amazon.com/BicycleStore-.../dp/B071NSG54G
ASIN: B071NSG54G
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Old 09-25-18, 03:03 PM
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Clamp doesn't look very sturdy compared to that of a Park stand, but on the other hand, $80 seems reasonable, considering that, for anyone doing an bike maintenance, a stand (any stand) is worth its weight in gold.
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Originally Posted by Litespud View Post
Clamp doesn't look very sturdy compared to that of a Park stand, but on the other hand, $80 seems reasonable, considering that, for anyone doing an bike maintenance, a stand (any stand) is worth its weight in gold.
it is only 24.00 USD if you apply the PC aforementioned.
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Those are some non-stellar reviews...
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I find it not encouraging that the photo shows a bike with thin aluminum tubing clamped in the center of the toptube. Reviews seem pretty poor. There are other stands at similar prices on Amazon that have much better reviews.
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Old 09-26-18, 01:51 AM
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Originally Posted by cpach View Post
I find it not encouraging that the photo shows a bike with thin aluminum tubing clamped in the center of the toptube. Reviews seem pretty poor. There are other stands at similar prices on Amazon that have much better reviews.
similar priced @ what amount?
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Old 09-26-18, 06:37 AM
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Originally Posted by woodcraft View Post
Those are some non-stellar reviews...
That is one hefty litote - the two reviews are awful. It may be quibbling, but I don't care for products where the supplier does not bother with a clear, grammatical description. Finally, a simple search for "bike repair stand" in Amazon yields multiple stands at similar or lower pricing and much higher ratings. The "Amazon's Choice"
http://www.amazon.com/Bikehand-Mechanic-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/dp/B00D9B7OKQ/ref=sr_1_4?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1537965184&sr=1-4&keywords=bike+repair+stand http://www.amazon.com/Bikehand-Mechanic-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/dp/B00D9B7OKQ/ref=sr_1_4?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1537965184&sr=1-4&keywords=bike+repair+stand
has 1300 reviews and a 4+ star rating at $89.99 before the PC - and it does not weigh 16 lbs.
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Check Craigslist. I bought my bike stand from a Craigslist listing the stand is awesome. Shop quality and I paid a fraction of the price for a new one. Just make sure you know what you're looking at/getting. That's all. I did a ton of research on stands before decided what I wanted.
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yeah, what is that clamp held on with? a rivet?
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So, "Bicycle Store" is just the Brand Name?
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the PC only is applicable to the item in the first post.
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Yeah I probably wouldn't buy a no-name stand with a poor reputation and pictures that show it clamping a top-tube. "The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten." - Benjamin Franklin

As someone who has used a large variety of Park Tool stands I can say they make a quality stand that is pretty easy to use even in the cheapest stand they make. Yes they do cost money but if you care about your bike you would ideally want a stand that will not let you down.
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The moment it drops your bike, it becomes the most expensive stand.

I have a Park one that bolts to my workbench, like a vice. It is a permanent fixture. The security is worth the price and minor inconvenience (only hit my head on it twice).
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I bought a bike stand from Nashbar. It's not great but it works for me. It's portable which is important to me. About the same price.
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Originally Posted by Troul View Post
the PC only is applicable to the item in the first post.
Still, with the search I mentioned there are several well-rated stands for $50 or less. The retail price for that stand is not reasonable - the $24 is probably closer to what it's actually worth. Go ahead and buy it if you think you're getting a deal. Might be interesting seeing that 3rd review.
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Spin Dr G3 Pro is the best stand you can get for $100
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Originally Posted by Litespud View Post
Clamp doesn't look very sturdy compared to that of a Park stand, but on the other hand, $80 seems reasonable, considering that, for anyone doing an bike maintenance, a stand (any stand) is worth its weight in gold.
Sorry, I disagree. I bought an inexpensive stand with this philosophy in mind. It simply didnít hold my bike up. It was a Schwinn Cruiser, and no lightweight, but still. If it doesnít actually work, it is not better than nothing.
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Originally Posted by cny-bikeman View Post
Still, with the search I mentioned there are several well-rated stands for $50 or less. The retail price for that stand is not reasonable - the $24 is probably closer to what it's actually worth. Go ahead and buy it if you think you're getting a deal. Might be interesting seeing that 3rd review.
it arrived today; for $24, thus far it served it's duty during the brake upgrade conversion & regular inspection/maintenance. If I hear something crash boom bang in the night, I'll let ya know. Going to see where it stands in the morning when I get up to test out the new brake change-up.
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