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HI Guys any help appreciated

looking to find a rear paddock stand that fits bobber black uk

not looking to spend a fortune just to a make it easy to lube chain

any suggestions would be much appreciated

many thank in advance
 

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Pit Bull makes a stand that is supposed to fit the Bobber. I haven't tried the Bobber stand although I have used Pit Bull stands on other bikes. I don't know about availability in the UK.
 

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IMO the bobber is a bitch to get up on a paddock stand although there are others that seem to have more of a knack to it. I get my other bike up no worries so I think it may have something to do with the bobbins on the bobber being lower to the ground. I use a hydraulic jack under the swingarm to elevate the rear wheel about 5mm off the ground while the bike is on the side stand. You can then spin the wheel and lube till your heart's content. When you're done just let the jack off and roll the bobber back into its beddy-byes position :)
 

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HI Guys any help appreciated

looking to find a rear paddock stand that fits bobber black uk

not looking to spend a fortune just to a make it easy to lube chain

any suggestions would be much appreciated

many thank in advance


I use an Oxford Premium Rear Paddock Stand - works fine but the 'wood under the side stand' trick makes life a lot easier. Cost £46.99 from Sportsbikeshop - https://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/motorcycle_parts/content_prod/180969.
 

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I've also got an Oxford Premium Paddock Stand, but I find it impossible to raise the bike on my own. I need someone to push the bike from the front while I put all my weight on the stand from the rear. It's all I can do to lift the bike at all.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00F4HFT46/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I have tried the wood under the side stand, and while it makes it easier to get it on the stand at all, the initial lift is almost impossible. And I have plenty of mass behind me too...
 

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I use a Pitbull paddock stand front and rear; I found it VERY difficult to do by myself at first, but I have started doing it with the bike in neutral and found that it is a bit easier. That little bit of rock back onto the fulcrum didn’t seem like it should make any difference, but I guess the tire remains in contact with the ground just long enough to make the initial bit of levering her over enough to put a fight. Maybe it’s all mental, but it has been working for me.


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I've also got an Oxford Premium Paddock Stand, but I find it impossible to raise the bike on my own. I need someone to push the bike from the front while I put all my weight on the stand from the rear. It's all I can do to lift the bike at all.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00F4HFT46/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I have tried the wood under the side stand, and while it makes it easier to get it on the stand at all, the initial lift is almost impossible. And I have plenty of mass behind me too...
This is why I use a lifting jack - dead simple and very easy to use. The bike is rock solid when lifted. I had my doubts as it is so cheap but it works just fine. I use a socket and ratchet rather than the wrench supplied.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/COSTWAY-Motorbike-Scissor-Motorcycle-Workshop/dp/B073QG7GN2/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1544514942&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=motorcycle+lift&psc=1
 

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I've also got an Oxford Premium Paddock Stand, but I find it impossible to raise the bike on my own. I need someone to push the bike from the front while I put all my weight on the stand from the rear. It's all I can do to lift the bike at all.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00F4HFT46/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I have tried the wood under the side stand, and while it makes it easier to get it on the stand at all, the initial lift is almost impossible. And I have plenty of mass behind me too...
I found trying to get the Bobber on my paddock stand was a nightmare, so I got a hydraulic lift. I was sceptical when I ordered it as it was so relatively cheap, but it works great and the bike is secure and moveable.

I got the "Switzer 1500lb Hydraulic Motorcycle Motor Bike Stand Quad Lift ATV Jack Hoist" off eBay:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SwitZer-1500lb-Hydraulic-Motorcycle-Motor-Bike-Stand-Quad-Lift-ATV-Jack-Hoist/122737434646

The lift supports are plenty wide enough for the Bobber, I just had to find where to position it the first time I used it. The foot pedal for lowering the lift is very sensitive so you just have to apply gentle pressure, but I was aware of that from the reviews I had read.
 

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The Pit Bull hybrid model comes with a detachable extended handle which allows for greater leverage. I have zero issues with levering up the bike, though I do employ the 2x4 under kickstand.
 

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I use a set of $39.99 (sale price) Trackside paddock stands from Cycle Gear and they work great. Never had any issue getting it on the rear stand. Just hook in onto the bobbins, steady it up and push down on the stand and Bob's your Uncle.
The front's just as easy because the front stand has those nice wide flat fork supports.
 
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