Anyone with a bike sooner or later will need to do some repairs/maintenance on the bike. It's real awkward to work on them even if they have a kick stand. You need to be able to get it off the ground and use both hands to do your work. Being frugal as usual, I came up with a way to do that with my bikes, and, while not very fancy, it does work for it's purpose. It certainly makes changing tires, cleaning chains and wheels, working on brakes, shifters and derailluers a lot easier, and do-able!
Step 1: Parts Needed
I had all the parts necessary in one form or another, so just used them to make my stand.
1. Galvanized pipe piece, about 16 inches long.*
2. Galvanized pipe flance, to fit pipe, above. I think it is a 3/4 inch rated pipe.
3. Two straight pieces of PVC pipe, about 8 inches long.*
4. Two elbows, PVC, to fit on ends of straight pieces.
5. One "T fitting", with threads on t part, to screw onto galvanized pipe.
6. Piece of wood, about 2in. by 19in. or so.*
7. Velcro strip, about 12 inches long, or some other belt, clamp or strapping to used as a hold down for the bike while on the stand.
*All dimensions are variable, i.e., can be changed to fit what you have on hand, and or fit the bicycle you have.
Step 2: Attach Flange To Solid Suface
I had a shelf in the garage that is faced with a 2 by 4, and it was in an area that I could use easily. The flange could be attached to a piece of dimensional lumber that has been bolted to studs as well.
Step 3: Drill Holes To Size Needed
I cut two holes in the piece of lumber I had chosen. These will fit over the end caps or elbows on the stand. This way, the bike cross piece can rest on the board, and be lashed down to secure it in position.