These days, I do all my analysis on-line earlier than making any main buy. I even researched my wedding ceremony go well with this manner and went from realizing zilch to having fairly good understanding of all of the attainable go well with supplies you might purchase (you need 100% wool!). In researching a superb residence mechanic restore stand to make use of for normal upkeep and cleansing of a mountain bike, I learn each evaluate I might discover on 4 bicycle work stands that I had heard a bit about. The under is a compilation of all the data I abstracted from their varied reviewers. I’ve not examined all of those restore stands myself. These evaluate notes have been pulled from a number of reviewers on-line and put collectively for straightforward reference.
Spin Doctor Quickstand Work Stand
- Very cheap work stand.
- Parts touching the bike are rubberized so it would not scratch your bike.
- It is small and light-weight and when you unbolt the bottom, it may be simply transported.
- If you are going to do something main, you will not be pleased with this stand.
- Because of the way it holds the bike up, it would not work effectively you probably have a curved chain keep, disk breaks or if the seat and chain keep are shut collectively.
- It will be simply scratched and isn’t so nice for stability.
Summary: The Spin Doctor Quickstand is an affordable work restore stand. It helps the bike by the seat and chainstays; to get the rear wheel off the bottom so minor work or cleansing will be performed. If you’ll be doing very minor upkeep or cleansing, you may have a really regular body, and finances is your #1 concern, then maybe it’s possible you’ll think about this stand. However in order for you a superb high quality stand, this one won’t be for you. Every glad evaluate I learn was glad due to the worth and so they weren’t doing something main. There have been various unhappy critiques, principally as a result of it labored like an affordable stand.
Spin Doctor Pro G3 Work Stand
- Hefty, sturdy and steady.
- Quick and straightforward to arrange and might simply fold up and be put away.
- Holds your bike at a variety of heights.
- The clamp is straightforward to make use of and versatile.
- Has a small components bin.
- Quality smart it’s not similar to a Park Tool stand, so when you’ve used a Park, it’s possible you’ll be disillusioned.
- Some reviewers commented it was a bit heavy, however others have been good with the load.
- Long time period use may very well be a problem because it has plastic washers and plastic teeeth on the adjuster locks which some reviewers felt had the potential to put on down.
- Wobbles a bit when you do actually heavy wrenching or have an actual heavy bike that isn’t positioned good.
Summary: The Spin Doctor Pro G3 Work Stand isn’t one of the best residence mechanic restore stand in the marketplace neither is it the worst. It will maintain your bike sturdy and in place at a good worth. Those taking a look at long run use or extra heavy obligation repairs might want one thing of barely higher high quality.
Ultimate Pro Work Stand
- Very sturdy and steady.
- Quick and straightforward to arrange.
- It will be folded up and be put away.
- Holds your bike at a variety of heights.
- Use a knob for fast launch clamping motion.
- Not the most affordable stand on the market (costliest on my listing).
- Paint scratches simply.
- Not tremendous steady with a giant mountain bike.
Summary: The Ultimate Pro Work Stand is an effective high quality bike work stand for residence mechanics. It isn’t that widespread as I had a tough time discovering critiques for this one however most of those that owned it have been pleased with it. It is a bit of costly, and you probably have a extremely huge mountain bike, you would possibly want a extra heavy obligation stand.
Park Tool PCS-10 Home Mechanic Repair Stand
- Very robust, steady and sturdy.
- Holds the bike at a variety of heights.
- Easy to make use of fast launch clamp.
- Very effectively designed.
- Can be folded up and saved away simply.
- Quick launch peak adjustment.
- Easy to assemble.
- Assembly directions will be discovered on Park Tool’s web site, not with the product.
Summary: The Park Tool PCS-10 is a very fashionable stand, had probably the most constructive critiques on-line and the least adverse feedback out of the above 4 work stands. I particularly searched to try to discover some extra adverse feedback however solely got here up with solely the above. An excellent high quality throughout residence mechanic work stand.