[TheThinkTank] Shop repair stands

Stephen Andruski swandruski at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 14:37:36 PDT 2018


Overall, I find the Park PCS-10 stands are sturdy enough for most anything
we've come across. The advantage of those is that they are also portable if
you do pop-up shop sessions or need to rearrange space. At about $180 each,
they're relatively affordable.

Steve Andruski
The Rockville Bike Hub

On Mon, Aug 6, 2018, 3:20 PM General Manager <3rdwardbikes at gmail.com> wrote:

> When I came to manage 3rd Ward Bikes, there were 2 double Park Stands that
> used to be anchored to the concrete floor.  They had been dis mounted and
> stored.  I was able to barter a bike repair for some steel plates. My point
> is that there are work arounds for bases. Concrete filled truck rims, for
> example.  Save a bit more and buy wall mounted clamps and bolt them into a
> 4x4 that has been set upright in a concrete filled truck rim.  Hit the
> scrap yard and look around.
>
> On Aug 6, 2018 11:52 AM, "Tigre Bici" <bici.uanl at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello everyone.
> This email is for asking on reocmendations on repair stands. Since you
> have been uploading the DIY ones we have some odeas on doing some to move
> around but on the shop we have been using a portable plastic repair stand
> and we have decided on buying a shop one that might last longer and will
> make it easier to fix bikes (the plastic ones usually dont support heavy
> bikes and we have suffer some accidents with bike moving down the stand)
> Some time bak we looked at teh park tool deluxe stand and now that we
> might be able to purchase it we find out that the base is not included and
> that costs $300 more.
> So, any recomendations on a shop stand, not the plastic ones, that we can
> buy with $400 us dollars? Or have you made your own base to put the park
> tool stand that has worked?
>
> Thanks
> R.
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