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easy sturdy home bicycle repair stand. What you need: black plumbing pipes: (for top of stand) 1 - 2" piece 2 - 3" pieces 2 - 4" pieces 3 - 3/4" el...
Assemble all the pipes as you see in the pic. The 12" pipes go on the bottom to support the weight of the bike. It's important to tighten the pipes as...
Use the 3/4" clamps to secure the pipe base to the 2x4s as shown
protect your frame from scratching against the pipe by rolling pieces of foam mat, the kind used in kitchen cabinets, around the top pipes. Secure wit...
Do the same to the center of the stand. Mount the bike on the stand to see where the bike's downtube makes contact with the pipe and wrap the tube as ...
Mount your bike on the stand as shown
Attach the bike's downtube to the center stand using a rope. I later updated this by using a velcro strap,works much better!
As you can see the bikes top tube rests on the pipes as shown. Use velcro straps on each of the 3 point where the bike makes contact with the pipe.
You can turn adjust the top part of the stand to position the bike on an angle. You can velcro strap the front wheel where it meets the bottom pipe as...
holds position firmly!
And there you have it. A very simple very sturdy bike repair stand that can hold virtually any bike. I worked on my 30lb mountain bike without a hitch...
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Posted:Sep 24, 2006
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