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Good Work Stand Recs??(6 posts)

Good Work Stand Recs??Aztecs
Jun 11, 2002 11:46 AM
Anybody have any recommendations on a good work stand?
re: Good Work Stand Recs??HBPat
Jun 11, 2002 11:58 AM
If you want one that you are going to use alot I would suggest the Ultimate Repair stands. They are cheaper than the park models and you can adjust the height so your front wheel isn't on the ground when you work on the front brake, and you can work while standing instead of crouching over. I think they are around $150 or so. If you just want a good cheap one to use for the ocassional tune-up. I would go for the Performance one that holds the bike by the BB. Works well, stable, and not too expensive ($50 I think.)
re: Good Work Stand Recs??KurtVF
Jun 11, 2002 12:03 PM
The one from Performance is called the "Spin Doctor Essentials" or somthing like that. I assembled my bike using it and it's the only stand I think I'll need. I like the idea of holding the bike by the BB (can't crush alu. tubes). The height isn't adjustable but it is ok. I got it on sale for about $35.
re: Second the Ultimate Repair stand.JL
Jun 11, 2002 12:11 PM
They're very adjustable height wise and fold up really easy. I bought mine on sale at Performance plus used my Team points. I don't think I'll need another.
i'll third that ultimate pro. nmJS Haiku Shop
Jun 11, 2002 12:15 PM
re: Good Work Stand Recs??clintb
Jun 12, 2002 12:06 PM
I'll 4th the Ultimate Pro stand. Got one myself and love it. Very stable, light and easily transportable.