Front and Rear Stands


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  • #1106
    AvatarDAP831
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    I have been trying to figure out the best way to do some stands for my bike.

    I opted to install spools on the swingarm, there are threads for them just below the axle adjusters. Here is the part # for the  KTM / Husky swingarm bobbins: 61029055244. Apparently, they are a M10 fine thread, so a bit unusual.

    I spoke with the folks at Pit Bull Stands, and sent photos. Virtually any of the rear stands for a dual sided swingarm will work. I went for the spooled rear stand. The front is a bit more complicated. I wanted to do a stand that lifts from the steering head in case I wanted to remove the forks. The front brake line gets in the way of the hole in the bottom of the steerer where a head lift stand attaches, so you would need to either remove the brake line mount every time you use the stand, or relocate the line. I chose one of their hybrid dual lift stands, so you can lift from either the forks or the head. The pin size for their stands is a #5, the diameter of the hole is roughly 13.6mm. I will update this once they arrive.

    #2222
    AvatarDAP831
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    I am really happy with the pitbull stands. They are rock solid.

    #2266
    AvatarTC
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    Good info, could you post a link to the stands you got?

    #2269
    AvatarDAP831
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    #2706
    AvatarNeoRetro
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    ^ thanks for posting, I’m leaning towards just using the forks as the mounting point for the front.

     

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