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Old 09-24-07, 03:38 PM
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Quality home bike stand

Hi. I'm looking around at all the neat bike stands available to people who work on their own bikes at home. Can anyone suggest something suitable for someone who is just starting out? I live in a tiny apartment, so it has to fold down for storage. Also, if there is something that is well-made but affordable that would be excellent. Any ideas? Thanks
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Old 09-24-07, 03:47 PM
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We've been using one of these as an extra stand at the shop and it's really good for a "home" stand:

https://www.parktool.com/products/det...3&item=PCS%2D4
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Old 09-24-07, 04:19 PM
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Here's one I like, the Spin Doctor Pro G3 at Performance:

https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=4216
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I have 3 workstands now, and this is the type I use most often

https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...estore_ID=1348
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Yeah, I keep hearing good tings about the Euro design: clamp the fork (or rear drops) in and rest the BB on the stand. I have the Park bench mount stand bolted to a lolly column in my basement. I like it a lot.
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I have a Wrench Force stand and it works but I can't really recommend it... since the ridged fitting has slipped after a couple of years. I would try our the PCS-4 next
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Thank you this has been very helpful.
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I went to performance with the intention of buying the spin doctor stand linked in the post above but after seeing the park pcs-10 I bought it instead. I use it all the time and love it. Nothing wrong with the SD stand though.
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This is an EXCELLENT stand and a great price......my favorite of three stands I own,
https://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30...ils&sku=TL8264
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Originally Posted by I_bRAD View Post
We've been using one of these as an extra stand at the shop and it's really good for a "home" stand:

https://www.parktool.com/products/det...3&item=PCS%2D4
Yes it is.
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Old 09-27-07, 07:14 PM
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Ultimate Pro Elite. Pro quality clamp, and breaks down easy for storage or transport.
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I have some extra fork clamps laying around.
I could make something like the Euro style Park stand that Thrifty1 linked to.
Am I overlooking some reason that wouldn't work?

This is an EXCELLENT stand and a great price......my favorite of three stands I own,
https://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30...ils&sku=TL8264
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