Saturday, June 1, 2019

Trike Stand by TRIKE TIGHT

With the extra weight of the E Assist on my new ICE Sprint FS E8000 I decided to replace my old Park Tool bike work stand with a dedicated trike stand. The old Park Tool stand worked well enough for my lighter trikes but it was always a little awkward to use. I wanted something solid that would hold up to regular use. I looked at DIY options but decided that a custom  TRIKE TIGHT stand was worth the investment. And yes... it is.

The TRIKE TIGHT stand is an aluminum stand that was easy to assemble.  The stand is light but solid. It also folds up by lifting a single pin. Unlike most of the plans for DIY stands the TRIKE TIGHT has large heavy duty locking wheels that allow me to easily roll the stand around. Not only do all three wheels lock but the swivel locks as well so the stand stays exactly where I want it to stay. And finally, I can move the trike around to work on it without having to move or get up from my stool.


The TRIKE TIGHT stand is a stiff well made stand made with heavy gauge aluminum tubing that should last longer then me. And it has a cool logo.








6 comments:

  1. When will this be available again?

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    1. You'll have to ask T-Cycle.
      https://t-cycle.com/collections/trike-workstands

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    2. just purchased one from T-Cycle...

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  2. I see alot of videos with stands for trikes but I do not see one on how you actually get that trike up on the stand. I am old and would like to know if it is hard getting the trikes up that high and is it hard getting them off the stand.The stands sounds great and they seem sturdy but if it is hard getting them to the stand then that is what I would like to know.

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    1. When I take the seat off the trike I can get a good hold on it and get it on the stand by myself but it is a bit awkward. As it would be with any stand. My wife gives me a hand if she is around. Just make sure to lock all the wheels on the stand so it doesn't move around while lifting the trike up.

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    2. I installed an electric hoist in my garage...works great less than $200 for the hoist and hardware!

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