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Old 10-05-2012, 09:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I don't know if anyone has seen this yet or not but I came across this while searching lifts on youtube last night - effective and inexpensive. Looks like a quick and easy method for checking fluid levels.

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Old 10-05-2012, 10:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That is very cool!

I need something like this after I lowered the bike 2.5" because no other bike lift fits under the bike anymore
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What's "quick and easy" is having a block to put under your kickstand.

I know what you mean though, this one can be made with scrap and it does get the wheel off the ground for cleaning or whatever.
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Yup, quick and easy. And how about if the bike gets bumped or rolls ahead and the pipe handle springs up and smacks the guy in the head (just like a rake handle in the cartoons)?

Just 'cause something works doesn't make it a smart or safe thing to do.

BTW, C50TinAB, just exactly where in AB are you?
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Yup, quick and easy. And how about if the bike gets bumped or rolls ahead and the pipe handle springs up and smacks the guy in the head (just like a rake handle in the cartoons)?

Just 'cause something works doesn't make it a smart or safe thing to do.
that is what I have always thought about these as well, And know my luck would catch it right in the sack
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Just 'cause something works doesn't make it a smart or safe thing to do.

BTW, C50TinAB, just exactly where in AB are you?
Ah you guys watch too many cartoons. We ride bicycles propelled with powerful motors between our legs...if smart and safe were our priority we'd leave them parked in the garage. Travelling down the Deerfoot is a heck of lot more dangerous than a stationary bike sitting on a wooden prop.

I'm in Medicine Hat
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I'm in Medicine Hat
We've got a member Wood Welder down there in The 'Hat; you should send him a PM and connect with him. He's a little out there but basically pretty harmless!


Just kiddin'. He's a real good guy and a wealth of information if you ever have a question about the Volusia/C50.
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We've got a member Wood Welder down there in The 'Hat; you should send him a PM and connect with him. He's a little out there but basically pretty harmless!


Just kiddin'. He's a real good guy and a wealth of information if you ever have a question about the Volusia/C50.
Thanks. If I have any questions about the bike I'll get in touch with him.
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I made one, they work great and are surprisingly stable.
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A safety lock on this device is dead easy. Just have a second hole and a piece of pipe or rod that slides in from the front after the bike is up. Thanks for the useful tip, C50TinAB. Gonna make myself one real soon.
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