side stand identification

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Re: side stand identification

Postby jj.palmer » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:04 am

Simon, see pics, it protrudes about 80 mm from the exhaust pipe, shorter than the riders foot rest, I've had no problems with it grounding when out riding, seems to be plenty of clearance.

When on the stand the bike leans approx. 3 degrees, giving it stability without placing too much load on the stand.
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Re: side stand identification

Postby Vincent.vanGinneke » Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:01 pm

I thought that the extension is to make a difference between bikes for the home market or export.
Driving on the left would call for a slightly longer side stand because of the road camber, while driving on the proper side :lol: one can do with a shorter side stand.

But, they are pretty useless, the slightest movement of the bike will have it flip up and drop your beloved steed on it's side.
And It only does that when it has noticed that you have moved about 3 meters away.... :)

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Re: side stand identification

Postby simon.holyfield » Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:23 pm

Too right. I've got one off a suzuki trail bike that I am intending to fit to the front engine plates - it's about 18 inches long and is going to look like the earlier version - but mounted on the drive side...
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