Good Workstands/Recommendations??(merged)

Discussion in 'The Workshop' started by roadkillross, Dec 18, 2006.

  1. roadkillross

    roadkillross New Member

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    I'm looking for a good workstand to repair my bikes with. Gonna be putting it in my garage but want something that can be packed up. 1x1Clyde had something at the swap meet that looked pretty easy to fold up, i think it was a Parktool. Anyone have any suggestions or links to good deals?

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  2. mtnbikej

    mtnbikej Well-Known Member

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    THis one is really nice:

    Park Tool Website

    I have the PCS-1 but it does not have the adjustable height or the nicer clamping system, which is nice if you have more than one bike.


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  3. roadkillross

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    yeah im gonna have two soon. that looks good but i was looking for something that can be folded and stored easy. and thats relavtively cheap. say 100-150
     
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    you want the ultimate stand, great stand, very portable... you see them the most at races. I've been very happy with mine.

    Bicycle Repair/Storage Stands
     
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    i picked up the spin dr pro a few years back. not sure if they still make it but works for my needs and folds down pretty good inlcuding telescopes
     
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    taht ultimate looks good. ill have to chekc into that. i checked out my LBS today and the cheapest one they have out of 2 stands is $159.99. so that may be my choice
     
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    cru jones never say never

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    Check out the Spin Doctor Pro G3. A higher end stand for $140.00
     
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    spookydave A little dab will do me

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    I have the ultimate pro. Have had it for a pretty long time. It can get tippy with a big DH bike on it. But for the most part I like it.
     
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    yeah i was worried about the stand tipping.. im leaning towards PROTOOL. anyone really love there stand? i may get one soon
     
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    Sette Work Stand at Pricepoint

    You can't beat this price...$69.98 for a workstand.

    Check it out.

    Personally I have an Ultimate workstand. But if you want affordability, then the Sette is a great buy. But for portability nothing beats an Ultimate.
     
  12. Schecky

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    I have the cheapie version of the Ultimate (Supergo version) - same as Innes.
    It works well and can be transported. It can be a little tippy.

    If anyone is interested:
    My ex-neighbor dropped this off when he was moving a while ago.
    As I already have a stand, it has just been sitting on the side of the house.
    It is a homemade stand and is very stout. Very heavy.
    It may not be the prettiest thing ever, but it could certainly hold a DH bike with no issues. Has a built in tool tray.
    I went over every moving bit with WD-40 - All things work.
    If you want it, it's yours.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. roadkillross

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    yeah ill take it!
     
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    That looks like a ghetto version of a pro level Park stand they have in bike shops.... If I had a garage, id take that off your hands!! I already have a Park PRS-15 and love it... folds and goes anywhere.
     
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    I live near Seal Beach. Not too far from you.
    I would prefer to get rid of this sooner than later.
     
  16. VinceM

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    Work Stands

    Hi. Can anyone recommend a work stand...something up to $150 tops? With a few bikes to maintain, trips to my LBS are getting too expensive.

    Thanks.


    Vincent
     
  17. Kish Me

    Kish Me DH'r in a rigid 9'rs body

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    I would second the Performance G3. It looks almost identical to the Ultimate stand, the head is just a bit different. I bought an Ultimate and probably could have saved a bit of money.
     
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    Thank you very much for the recommendations.
     
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    Hey 150 bucks worth of PVC at Home Depot should build a few work stands!
     

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