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Recommend a Swingarm Stands

Discussion in 'Moto Club' started by 357glocker, May 3, 2007.

  1. 357glocker

    357glocker

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    Which swingarm stand would you recommend for my YZF600? I don't have the spools or anyway to attach them w/o modification to the bike so it needs to have the pads to adjust to the swingarm. How easy is it to use these with one person doing the lifting? I've tried to search you-tube and google video for a clip on the operation of these with no luck.
     
  2. MStarmer

    MStarmer In Jail...

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    Pitbull, a little more money than some of the others but a great stand!
     

  3. RichBaker

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    I bought the cheapie from Cycle Gear, works good with my 90 FJ12 or the 93 Duc SS900, and it didn't break the bank...
     
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    jrp NRA Life Member

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    +1 on Pitbull, front and rear. Built like a tank. Cost more, but if you get out of riding, you can sell them and recover a good chunk of your money. Get the rear stand that can lift either by spool or under the swingarm (in case you later get a bike w/ spools).
     
  5. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    Another vote for the Pitbulls. The spools are the way to go, but if you don't have a way to mount them then I guess you have to use the pads. If you get a newer bike, switch it out to the spools if possible.
     
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    PIT BULL YOU WILL NEVER WEAR IT OUT.
     
  7. 357glocker

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    How easy are these things to use with only one person? I can visualize how they work but isn't the weight of the bike "falling" onto the right side swingarm pretty heavy once it leaves the kickstand?
    I'll keep my eye out for a pitbull. Thanks again.
     
  8. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    Help guide/balance it with your other hand.
     
  9. Compy

    Compy CompensateWhat?

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    Cyclecat.

    It's by far the easiest stand to use and makes getting the rearend up effortless.
     
  10. painkiller

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    i have a cycle cat,and its effortless to lift the bike up.it set me back about 200 bucks,but its definatly worth it.