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Old 07-24-20, 07:55 PM
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Best Floor stand for bikes

Im looking for a floor bike stand. Im not looking to wall mount my bike.

Any ideas?
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Old 07-24-20, 08:07 PM
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I like this one because it grabs the wheel. All bikes have a wheel.
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Old 07-24-20, 08:27 PM
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I have the Feedback that is posted above. It's fine, it works for my needs. This is the stand I use in my house, if it was a garage I might chose something different. Maybe one that isn't spring loaded. When not in use, I slip it under a table as it folds flat.
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Old 07-24-20, 09:40 PM
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If you really mean “best”, then probably something like a Park stand that anchors to a concrete floor. If you mean best, but not $400 and I need to fold it up, then there are a lot of choices of less than best.

John

Edit added: Never mind. I see you want a storage stand and not a work stand.

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Old 07-24-20, 11:25 PM
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I really like the Superstand

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Old 07-25-20, 05:28 AM
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This sucker works great. Simple, small, absolutely indestructible and works with all my bikes

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 07-25-20, 07:23 AM
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Have used this for years: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

No complaints - works well with different size wheels.
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Old 07-25-20, 07:41 AM
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This worked great! (...untill I turned it on.)
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Old 07-25-20, 03:41 PM
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This worked great! (...untill I turned it on.)
Hey it just doubles as a tire warmer too!
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Old 07-25-20, 04:29 PM
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How many bikes are you looking to store?

Before kids we kept our road and mountain bikes on a rack like this:


It's still my favorite, it was the easiest to get the bikes on and off, and every bike was accessible. Once kids came along that rack didn't work so well with their smaller bikes, so I got something like this:


It worked well but you needed to be able to access both sides to be able to fit all the bikes in, and the kids would often knock out a bike on the other side to get theirs in. Once the kids moved out I went to stands like this since I no longer had enough open floor space for all the bikes in 1 spot.

They sort of suck, the bikes aren't too stable in them, and they tend to slide around. Maybe there are better versions, but I'm not too fond of having all sorts of small stands laying around waiting to trip someone or they get kicked and move from where I last left it. Once I can get the kids to clear out their stuff I'm going back to either the first rack, or if I can clear enough wall space, something like this.



(I have 2 bikes on these now.) I know you don't want a wall mount but it is really nice to get the bikes up and out of the way.
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Old 07-25-20, 05:01 PM
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https://up.bike/bike-stand/

Or you can get furniture.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/7148909...hoCgyEQAvD_BwE
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Old 07-25-20, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by blakcloud View Post
I have the Feedback that is posted above. It's fine, it works for my needs. This is the stand I use in my house, if it was a garage I might chose something different. Maybe one that isn't spring loaded. When not in use, I slip it under a table as it folds flat.
The springs in those didn't last for me, and they did not cradle the wheel very securely.
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Old 07-25-20, 06:53 PM
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These bikehand are the best IMO. They hold the bike securely work for different sized tires, and the springs last.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1


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Old 07-25-20, 07:02 PM
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If you're handy with a saw and screwdriver, roughly 12' of 2x2s can make you a stand for under $10. Our homemade stands have worked well at holding up both our single bike and tandem, no complaints!

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Old 07-25-20, 07:05 PM
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I used to have a couple that held the bike by the left crank arm. They were real simple and compact and held the bike quite securely. I wish that I had a picture that I could post. One was commercially made from steel and a friend made me a beautiful copy out of wood. I don't have any conventional bicycles anymore so I assume my sons have them now.
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Old 07-25-20, 09:39 PM
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I am not a fan of the Specialized Fork Stands, they work fine but are just not super stable so my bike occasionally falls in that one. The Minoura Stand seems to do just fine but it has support on both sides from a chest and a bookcase and three bikes in it. I believe they are DS-10s if not mistaken,

After some looking and comparing I realized Minoura makes the stand I have been wanting and while I like the paint on the other version the DS-4200 is the exact stand I have been looking for and will probably end up buying one Monday (possibly two)

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Old 07-25-20, 11:00 PM
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Old 07-26-20, 01:42 AM
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Originally Posted by katsup View Post
I really like the Superstand

I use a very similar one, but it has the two cones like the earlier link to compensate for various wheel and tire sizes, and can be folded. I use it to store the bike in the basement and the second bike stands against the wall on the inside. We also take it on travel to store the bikes in the hotel or rental house rooms.
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Old 07-26-20, 04:17 AM
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I like the Super Stand. Simple to use and reliable.
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Old 07-26-20, 08:56 AM
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The nice thing about the superstand is you can grab the back loop and move the bike easily.

I have a minoura that grabs the crank arm which I really like. But inevitably I want to move the bike and it's a pain
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Old 07-26-20, 08:45 PM
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The Nashbar 'Stand by me' is handy, but can be tipped over if bumped:



Here are a few stands that I've made for cheap, mostly with scraps from work or home. Much more stable than the Stand by me:



This one is a double I made using the stand by me hook style. After prying the hooks open so they would better accept the frame, I coated them with tool dip. I miss calculated the support base on this one, and had to add an extension. Works great, even with bare frames.
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Old 07-27-20, 06:08 PM
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I use this one: https://www.feedbacksports.com/produ...o-cache-black/

I like it because I can put it next to the wall without it touching the wall.
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