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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 06-15-2011, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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i like the pitbull stands but they're kinda pricey. has any1 bought these from the dude on CL??

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or maybe a site that has good ones for cheaper than pitbull ones? thanks...
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they look a lot like the cheapies i have.

wish I had pitbulls.

For the $100 you can find a used rear. Do that instead. Get the front later on if you decide you want/need it.

I hardly ever use my front stand. Wouldn't be any skin off my back if I didn't have it. I actually wish I had a front stand that lifted from the triple tree instead of the bottom of the forks. Way more useful.

That said, if you want a cheap full set I will sell you mine for $70 if you come pick them up.

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Pitbull's are very nice but like yourself I could not bring myself to buy a set due to price and how little I really use them. I ended up getting DMP one piece stands. I am very happy with them.

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Pitbull may be pricey, but I GUARANTEE I will not need a new set of stands for a long, long time. I'd rather pay upfront than possibly end up spending more over the long run.

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I have a forward style Pit Bull rear stand for sale. $75.00

I think Red900 or Cyclepath, whatever he's going by has a set he's looking to part with as well. PM me if interested and I can check with him.

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thanks for the help guys. some1 showed me some1 that's sellin a used rear pitbull. might go that route.

@aj those trex ones look nice 2. although, maybe it's a noob question lol but what's the difference between the S, univeral and V?
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I have a forward style Pit Bull rear stand for sale. $75.00

I think Red900 or Cyclepath, whatever he's going by has a set he's looking to part with as well. PM me if interested and I can check with him.

so what's the difference functionality wise between the standard and forward style? i can see they both do the same thing but y make 2 diff styles if they do the same thing? essestialy 1 is better than the other rite? or am i lookin into this 2 much?? lol ha ha
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I have a trex stand. scratched (gouge) my rear swing-arm.......


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I have a trex stand. scratched (gouge) my rear swing-arm.......

so that's a no to trex?? lol i've heard decently good things about the company but i'm just takin ur guys words for what's best for the price. i guess if i have 2 i'll just end up gettin the pitbulls. :/
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so what's the difference functionality wise between the standard and forward style? i can see they both do the same thing but y make 2 diff styles if they do the same thing? essestialy 1 is better than the other rite? or am i lookin into this 2 much?? lol ha ha
I like the forward style. You slide the stand under the bike while standing next to it and lever it forward and down. It takes up less space, because the standard model has the handle sticking out another 18 backwards. Though the newest models have a removable handle.

I like the fact that I can stand next to the bike and hold it securely. With the rear style, you have to kind of balance and get behind. If the bike starts to fall, it's hard to catch it.

The newer forward models have an adjustable height as well. The rear tire rubs on some models with mine. The new adjustable arms work on mine, if you get them.

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These are decent stands. I own a set and they are not too bad. Not as good as the pitbull but they get the job done.

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Every had a bike fall off of a cheap stand....kind of negates what you just saved.

Let me know what you are looking for...I've got new pit bulls in stock and may even part with a used one or set.

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I like the forward style. You slide the stand under the bike while standing next to it and lever it forward and down. It takes up less space, because the standard model has the handle sticking out another 18 backwards. Though the newest models have a removable handle.

I like the fact that I can stand next to the bike and hold it securely. With the rear style, you have to kind of balance and get behind. If the bike starts to fall, it's hard to catch it.

The newer forward models have an adjustable height as well. The rear tire rubs on some models with mine. The new adjustable arms work on mine, if you get them.
yea i seen a vid of how it works. does seem a lil easier than the regular stands but this is comin from some1 who has never used 1 lol y u sellin urs btw?
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Every had a bike fall off of a cheap stand....kind of negates what you just saved.

Let me know what you are looking for...I've got new pit bulls in stock and may even part with a used one or set.

touche sir!! u make a valid point. dont really wanna go cheap n 1 day have them collapse or bend on me or whatever n knock the bike over. for the time being i really only need a rear. i think most people only use the rear correct? but if it ends up being cheaper i might get both. what kinda prices u got?
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I've tripped over my pitbull stands a few times, the bike stays up and I go down. Probably the other way around with a cheapo stand.

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I have a trex stand. scratched (gouge) my rear swing-arm.......
sounds like user error
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I love my trex stands, have had a set for 3 years, no problems at all.
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so that's a no to trex?? lol i've heard decently good things about the company but i'm just takin ur guys words for what's best for the price. i guess if i have 2 i'll just end up gettin the pitbulls. :/
If you can get it for cheap, i dont see why you shouldnt use the t-rex stands
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for my 07 zx6r, i have a pit bull for the rear and a trex for the front. u can come peep them if you want.
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I was selling mine because I am Pit-Bull heavy. I have 4 or 5. I have lots of rears and need a front. I have cheap stands as well. They sit on the wall. Never getting used because they stink.

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pitbull stands are heavy and ugly as fuck. Get some woodcraft stands. You don't need that overbuilt unflyness.

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I have a Woodcraft set as well
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On the cheaper end I've used Redline Stands on 2 different bikes, and have been very happy with them.

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Pitbull or woodcraft will save you head aches and money in the long run
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