Originally Posted by wee-twin
To determine how much to cut off the kickstand to achieve the lean I wanted, I tried a 1 1/2 inch board under f&r tire with stand on ground. That lean looked good, so I shortened stand by 1 1/2 inches. Using different thickness boards, you can see what your lean will be before you cut,weld,cut,weld.
Great suggestion. I actually did the same thing. That's how I came to the conclusion to cut off an inch. I just laid out a couple layers of 1/2 inch plywood under the tires, with the kickstand resting on the ground. The lean looked about right using that test.