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Old 10-09-2012, 08:09 AM   #26
hugemoth
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I've seen a device that takes the place of a center stand. It's basically a small aluminum crutch that when needed is attached to the right side foot peg or swing arm and a spacer is placed under the existing side stand. Together they hold the rear wheel off the ground. I'm thinking of making one from pieces of a Harbor Freight folding aluminum cane.

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Originally Posted by Klay View Post
I used to always be desirous of a centerstand, but I've changed and no longer think it's necessary, even for bigger bikes such as my DR650, which is still relatively lightweight. On my DR650, I just stick one of the luggage pieces under the swingarm or under the bashplate. The smaller bikes I find an object to use or just lay them on their side. But I don't have any physical limitation that prevents me from just muscling them around.


The Sym Wolf 150 is very attractive in terms of styling.
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