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Work Stand Recommendations?
#1
My cheap bicycle stand just disintegrated in front of my eyes. Buy cheap.....get cheap. Anyways, I am looking for a lightweight and durable work stand. Ease of clamping is a big concern. I was looking at the Park stands and was quite impressed.
Thanks for your input.

Monk
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#2
Park Tool PCS-10, works great for me 7 years from now, I do work/repair 20-25 bikes a year

Easy to store, hold the bike steadily...

http://www.parktool.com/product/home-mechanic-repair-stand-pcs-10
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#3
I have a Park PRS-11 stand. About 25yrs old and still working great.
Shop grade. I would not mind getting a bench mount one sometime. It is always nice to have a couple once in awhile.where are you located?
Here are some nice ones I just found on a quik search
http://akroncanton.craigslist.org/bik/4193293462.html
http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/bik/4227277143.html
http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/4246821874.html
http://treasure.craigslist.org/bik/4248254546.html
http://nwct.craigslist.org/bik/4181051883.html
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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#4
Check pm painkiller.
Thanks everyone for their input:
Monk
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#5
As a beginner, I've been very happy with this:

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200419669_200419669
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#6
I use a tire mounted bike carrier on our Jeep...

because I am so cheap....

Smile
Nigel
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#7
(05-09-2014, 08:59 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  I use a tire mounted bike carrier on our Jeep...

because I am so cheap....

Smile

I am CHEAP too Nigel! I use a soft rope in the rafters in the basement.=)
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#8
(06-12-2014, 11:06 AM)fishboy316 Wrote:  
(05-09-2014, 08:59 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  I use a tire mounted bike carrier on our Jeep...

because I am so cheap....

Smile

I am CHEAP too Nigel! I use a soft rope in the rafters in the basement.=)

How do you ever get the bike to be stationary and secure to work on when it is just hanging?
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#9
I had thought on the fly, I gave some great examples of what one could easily find for used stand equipment, yes they may seem pricey but do to the way one can hold a bike in a multitude of firm positions it is a no brainer. get a stand, a quality stand. but again, if only working your own bike, and not fixing other's bikes, well suits yourself. That is your problem at that point, tell your self how great it is to work on bikes without one. Personally, I could use two bench mount, and 2 floor/stand mount, and at least 1 more mobile style stand.
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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#10
I wedge the front wheel between 2 boxes, It works for me at this point! Maybe later when the basement is found again will get one but for now it's good.
Nobody ever said "I wish I would have gotten less of a bike!"

Cervelo S5
Cannondale F29 1 alloy Lefty
Trek X-01 Crossbike
2017 Trek Farley 7
71 Ral Professional
72 Ral International
73 Ral Grand Sports
73 Ral Competition
74 Ral Super course
74 Ral Granprix
74 Paramount
2017 Trek Domane SLR 6

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