Author Topic: How do I remove the rear wheel without a centre stand?  (Read 2896 times)

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Offline Ecranage

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Hi all,

I want to fit a Pyramid hugger but don't have a centre stand.

Any ideas how to support the bike?

Cheers
Evan

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Offline PaulB

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Re: How do I remove the rear wheel without a centre stand?
Reply #1 on: July 06, 2013, 09:20:11 PM
How about getting an Abba stand, they certainly do one for a VFR1200 hopefully the same for a CT. Got one in the garage for previous bikes and they are brill.
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Offline SunAndSea

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Re: How do I remove the rear wheel without a centre stand?
Reply #2 on: July 06, 2013, 11:31:54 PM
There is no Abba stand fitment for the CT.

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Offline Hamish

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Re: How do I remove the rear wheel without a centre stand?
Reply #3 on: September 19, 2013, 05:08:50 AM
Jack it up onto the side stand but just enough to clear the wheel. Works for me on all my Bikes without Centre Stands.
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Offline SHR61

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Re: How do I remove the rear wheel without a centre stand?
Reply #4 on: September 20, 2013, 08:12:24 AM
This question just makes me wonder why the centre stand is an option on the CT. An adventure type bike needs a centre stand and it shouldn't be an option, especially on a bike with a list price of £11500.

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Offline ukiboy

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Re: How do I remove the rear wheel without a centre stand?
Reply #5 on: September 20, 2013, 08:33:50 AM
 :0461: Its not on having to shell out a lot of extra cash for what should be an essential item.
Anyway, on bikes without a main stand I just cable tie the front brake on and use a scissor jack under the rear swingarm - not quite as stable as if it had a main stand but sufficient enough..