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Hi there, I'm not sure if I have searched enough through the internet, local shops or in this forum about REPAIR STANDS, LIFT OR JACK to use if you have a heavy bike or Sondors Madmods. It's 114lbs though it feels heavier than that. I thought its just a staple to have especially when you need to repair something. My normal repair stand I use for my lighter bikes obviously ain't gonna cut it. Does anyone have any recommendations what to use to lift it up? Thank you in advance.
Here is the bike stand I bought on Amazon. This stand is really versatile, costs half of what the big brands cost and is well made. You can bolt it to a wall or stud in your garage or, as in my case, mount it on a piece of pipe on a stand. The great thing about this stand is that it holds the bike securely by the seat column. Due to the fact that the Sondors bike has the battery box, you can't grab the frame in many of the traditional places that many bike stands require. Something that makes a great stand is a pipe welded to a tire rim. I use several of that type of stand in my shop for grinders and such. If you need more weight to keep it from tipping, you can pour concrete into the rim after lining it with a plastic bag. If you weld a round threaded 2" pipe base, like the kind used for handrail bases or electric panel weatherheads, you can attach any length of pipe to the rim. If you don't weld or have a welder, you can attach the pipe base to the rim using a piece of steel plate, bolted to the tire rim through the wheel stud holes. Although welding is much faster, both methods are sturdy enough for any application. You can often find pipe and electric panels cheap at one of the several Rebuilding centers around town. I really love the Rebuilding Center on Fremont & Mississippi Ave in NE Portland. I can't tell you how many kool hardware items I have picked up, cheap. One of my favorite resources for inexpensive inventor materials since Wacky Willie's closed. An inventor is only as good as his pile of junk. This stand comes in two models. One horizontal and a vertical version Both are under $50. This one is horizontal but can be configured for vertical and is, in my opinion, the best of the two. I am going to attach mine to a heavy duty rollaround laptop stand that I acquired in my travels, The stand is really heavy with 5 caster mounted to 3/8 x 2" steel legs. Pretty much untippable and easy to roll around my shop. I'll post pictures when I get it finished. Here's the link for the stand https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BW4TPHW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 MisterFixIt1952 Edited just now by MisterFixIt1952