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A kickstand is a device on a bicycle or motorcycle that allows the bike to be kept upright without leaning against another object or the aid of a person.

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Kickstands and mountain bikes

Why is it that many people often recommend against using kickstands on mountain bikes? Does it have something to do with offroad riding (perhaps something could get caught there?), or are kickstands a ...
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Where should I install the kickstand?

I am newbie for cycling. I plan to install a kickstand. But where should I install it? In the center of the bike or on the back side? I don't know the technical terms, so you may get my question from ...
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How to mount a kickstand on a bike with no kickstand mounts?

I have several bikes. Unfortunately, many of them lack the all-important kickstand mount which makes the bikes practically unusable for everyday tasks unless there's some possibility of mounting a ...
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What kinds of kickstands are good for touring?

I am using a sturdy 2nd-hand-bought diamond-framed Crescent Sport bike which I like to use for random touring. I have seen a cyclocrosser using the kickstand to spin the pedals while cleaning and ...
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Sheared off kickstand bolts. Repair shop recommends drilling the chainstay, should I try the bolt extractor first?

Both bolts holding my kickstand suddenly broke off (or maybe one did first a day earlier and I overlooked). It is the aluminum frame after 6000 km. How to repair this? Is drilling and then re-...
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Which kickstand to choose?

I need to replace my kickstand because it broke, so I need tips like is there any strategy on how to choose and install that part? Do they all fit into that hole where they need to be attached, or are ...
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Kickstand compatible with 2011 TREK Utopia

Will a kickstand fit on a 2011 Trek Utopia? I'm told the standard that bolts in near the front gear won't fit and I read that the one that mounts near the rear axle won't work with disc brakes.
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