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#1 oojudoo


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Posted 03 March 2012 - 10:07 PM

After changing my oil today i quickly came to realise how much easier it would be with a bike stand.

I have looked at the type that goes under the bash plate, but then the sump is covered ???
the other type i seen is the ones that goes under the swing arms but that one doesnt seem as if it will be much good at a trial on the grass???

Just wondering which you use and good or bad points you find with each type before i buy mine.


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#2 gasthatchgas



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Posted 03 March 2012 - 10:19 PM

Most bash plate type stands have a section cut out to allow access to drain plug. I have one of each and use the swingarm stand when changing oil cuz it does give you more room. Hope that helps

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 09:02 AM

The one that goes under my bash plate of my rev3 will allow you to slide the bike forward so the sump bolt is alvaliable, its just a standard foot lift stand.
you dont want to buy the one that goes under the swing arm as that is desighned for track bikes/ road bikes.

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 11:17 AM

these ones are pretty good.. http://www.trialsuk....lloy-bike-stand
hole on top for draining sump.
do a search for best price...have seen them for £30 but cant remember the site.

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Posted 04 March 2012 - 05:04 PM

I like the folding stand that I recently purchased from Jitsie. It allows you to slide the bike forward or back to access the drain plug , and folds flat when not in use, to take up less room in the hauler.

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