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Bicycle Repair Stand Solutions for bikes with a Dropper style seatpost

Problem: I have at least one MTB with a dropper seatpost that does not allow for clamping on the seatpost itself and there is not enough room between the rear tire and seat tube to get the jaws in ...
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Cheap solution to vertical bicycle stand

I would like to know if there is a cheap way to put up my bikes vertically on a wall (like a hanger that I could put my bikes' wheels on). I am doing this because firstly they are taking to much ...
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Never used a repair stand before. Wondering how much they can handle

So, I've started to look into buying a bicycle repair stand. I've never used one before, and I was just wondering if people keep their bikes clamped while really torquing down on a bolt, and trying ...
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“Footprint” of the Park Tool PCS 9 stand

I am trying to workout whether the park tool PCS 9 workstand would fit in my bath tub (it's the only place I can clean my bike). To do so I need to know how big the footprint of the stand is. Could ...
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Bottom bracket repair stand experience

Does anyone have direct experience with the ParkTool Team Race Stand or other brands/models of bottom bracket repair stands? If so, do you like it and why? A good answer for me will include the ...
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What brands of repair stands are sturdy?

I'm considering getting a repair stand, used if I can find one. Aside from the obvious (Park Tool stands), which ones are well-made? I'd like to try and snag a good one on an eBay auction if I can for ...
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Alternatives to buying a repair stand?

I'd like to buy a repair stand, but I can never seem to convince myself to drop the $100 minimum it seems I'd need to spend. Has anybody had any success building a stand themselves, or is it worth it ...