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Old 06-19-12, 12:33 PM
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Best kickstand for BOB Trailers

Anyone ever make or buy a stout kickstand that holds the BOB and bike upright? Pics/links?

IMO the missing kickstand is the biggest reason people ignore the BOB as a worthy utility trailer.

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Old 06-19-12, 01:55 PM
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There's quite a few out there.
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Seen greenfields used, both the rear triangle type, on the tow fork,
and bolted thru the deck, with a reinforcing disc, conventional center mount,
just sawn shorter.
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Anyone ever make or buy a stout kickstand that holds the BOB and bike upright? Pics/links?
I made my own a few years ago with PVC and it worked just fine. Never had any problems with it and it held up to some 100+ pound loads. Although the rear PVC rack didn't stay on too long as it proved to be far too inadequate for anything even CLOSE to a load.....

But you get the idea for the centerstand.......







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Click-Stand - http://www.click-stand.com/

I use this with my BOB. I have no affiliation with the maker of click-stand. Just find the product very useful and handy. They have "tiny bands" that you put around the break so the bike doesn't take off on you, and then you unfold the click-stand.

I have used it on my loaded bike with a loaded BOB and it holds pretty good. You do have to be a bit careful about the ground not being too soft, but that will be same with any stand.
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Thanks BeastRider. I found some detailed DIY instructions for building this PVC kick-stand. ive never worked with PVC so this will be good time to learn. I like the old tire as a fender/splash guard...i think ill do that too.

Amit-shah: thanks, i should have mentioned i want the BOB to support itself when not attached to a bike....so the PVC stand will be better IMO.... also a loaded BOB will be easier to attach/remove from the bike with the PVC stand. Attaching/removing the loaded BOB is another downside to owning a BOB..... i forgot to mention

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I am not seeing the pictures of this stand. Could someone direct me to a website or somewhere I could find the plans for this PVC stand? Thanks!
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I am not seeing the pictures of this stand. Could someone direct me to a website or somewhere I could find the plans for this PVC stand? Thanks!
Probably not the same one, but I found this with a quick search of Google images ...

B.O.B. modifications | Bike FL 2 CA

Should give you something to work from.

Here is the Google search itself ...

https://www.google.ca/search?biw=136...Nm0WKU#imgrc=_
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need to get some kind of stand setup on my BOB too, been bugging me for years. Was going to try and bodge a normal kick stand on but a two legged one might be a better idea as can support the whole bike/trailer better.
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Jacknifing the trailer holds the bike up, you know (?)
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