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Old 09-05-11, 05:36 PM
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Anyone double duty their repair stand as storage device?

Just curious. First, it's much better to park the bike inside. I also got a repair stand to make working on the bike much easier. Also, I use it to store the bike.



Anyone does the same thing? Or is there are any downside to this practice?

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Old 09-05-11, 05:55 PM
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Yup. It keeps it high enough off the floor to keep my cat from chewing apart my cables.
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Yes, but I usually just hang the bike from under the nose of the saddle instead of clamping. easy on and easy off.
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yes, but only fits one bike so have to have other options too
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Repair stand broke, so storage rack doubles as repair stand.
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A Saris wall storage rack is my "repair stand.
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I double duty my storage device as my repair stand! (Don't worry, just for minor things, since it has no clamps.)
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I wish I had a repair stand. I actually went to Harbor Freight the other day and they had a section on bike accessories. They had a floor pump, U-locks, and chains. No repair stand though. Wish I could get a decent one for like $60.
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I usually have at least one bike on my repair stand at all times. It's a useful way to get through an n+1 transition when I've filled up the wall space until I can think of a way to hang another bike.
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Old 09-06-11, 04:18 PM
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I wish I had a repair stand. I actually went to Harbor Freight the other day and they had a section on bike accessories. They had a floor pump, U-locks, and chains. No repair stand though. Wish I could get a decent one for like $60.
The one you saw in picture was $104 from Amazon about a year ago. I know it's quite a bit over your budget but it's a Park stand so it's a quality item that will last. I attempted to build a similar stand from iron pipes but it cost me more than $60 (good news is that I can return almost all the parts) and it would look and function as good as the one I have.

Next best thing is to keep an eye on places like ebay or Craigslist for a used one.
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