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Old 01-14-2013, 12:58 PM   #9787
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Originally Posted by docwyte View Post
Sorry for the noob question, I just bought my bike yesterday!

I've been hearing of the "hockey puck" mod for the side stand. Are people shaving the puck down at all, or is it literally drill a few holes in the plate and run some sheet metal screws through the plate and into a hockey puck?

Are there any taller/bigger side plate side stands I can buy, in case I decide to not use a hockey puck?

I have had good success with the hockey puck. I used a single bolt up from the bottom with a locking nut on it. Its been on for almost 30,000km with no issues. I recessed the bolt head in the bottom so as not to scratch if I parked on a delicate surface like a tiled floor for example

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