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    paddock Stand
    on: May 20, 2015, 08:41:56 pm
    May 20, 2015, 08:41:56 pm
    Never used a paddock stand before but have decided to invest in one for the CR.

    Do any other members use them and which ones do you recommend. I'm assuming that the Standard VFR800 "PIN" will fit the C.R. rear axle?  :183:

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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #1 on: May 21, 2015, 08:37:59 am
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    Hi 54+, is that a paddock stand?



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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #2 on: May 21, 2015, 12:46:39 pm
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    yes, looks much like the one i've ordered. Do you just remove the plastic cover and push it in, and is it specifically for the crossrunner or all VFR800s?
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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #3 on: May 23, 2015, 08:40:52 pm
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    I have one that I bought for a CB1000r which has a single sided swinging arm, all the single side Honda swingarms are the same size hole, The wife's bike has a centre stand but I prefer the paddock stand.

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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #4 on: May 23, 2015, 11:33:37 pm
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    Yes for the times i will use it , it is a) much cheaper and b) maintains the ground clearance.

    After taking it up a stone strewn cinder track in the Lake District, I couldn't have wished to be on a better bike.

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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #5 on: May 25, 2015, 09:12:35 am
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    *Originally Posted by 54K+ [+]
    Do you just remove the plastic cover and push it in . . . ?
    Yes.

    *Originally Posted by 54K+ [+]
    . . . and is it specifically for the crossrunner or all VFR800s?
    As Gain has said, you can use it with all single side Honda.

    Sorry for the delay
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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #6 on: May 25, 2015, 10:50:45 am
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    thanks guys!

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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #7 on: June 03, 2015, 07:11:35 pm
    June 03, 2015, 07:11:35 pm
    Well it arrived. The bearing shell was bent (over came that problem with brute strength and a large dollop of ignorance) bu tthat was just the start of the fun.
    The bike looked P****d on the stand leaning over to the offside and the rear wheel rubbed on the bottom brace.
    On examining the stand closer I found that the spindle mount was fixed off square.

    "It's probably 'coz it's not specifically designed for that model of VFR 800"    Load of Tosh the builder had had 1 too many me thinks!  :087: :230:

    It's gone back to fleabay and awaits a refund for round 2 of paddock stand purchase (from a different supplier).

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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #8 on: June 03, 2015, 09:36:21 pm
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    The one I got came from Germany and is OK
    They all tend to lean a bit, even my old Triumph did and that stand was very substantial.

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    Re: paddock Stand
    Reply #9 on: June 03, 2015, 10:40:57 pm
    June 03, 2015, 10:40:57 pm
    Thanks Gain
    I have spotted a German supplier at a good price. I'll wait for my refund first.