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Offline Rictus

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Short sidestand.
« on: Oct 18, 2019, 10:28 AM »
I recommended a versys to a neighbour who was looking at an upgrade from a CB500S, well she got one a few weeks back; a nice 2010 gen 2 in yellow, the only problem she has is she's on tiptoes, so got her a lowering block that she got fitted, problem solved.

As she parks it in front of my house where I park mine, I I noted her bike stands a little to upright, which makes sense as it's the original sidestand, I suggested I could cut hers down and re-weld the foot on, however a quick ebay search turned up an aftermarket version, so I ordered one.

turned up this morning, proper billet alu /cnc milled;stainless bolts and adjustable to, from about 7" to 10" , available in several colours ; but I went for plain black, but for under 9 I'd say it's a bargain.

Any way for anyone looking for something ot solve the same problem or indeed just a change to the OEM one here's an ebay link to one vendor (but I'm sure there must be others)
  https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/B089-CNC-Foot-Kickstand-Side-Stand-Motorcycle-Accessories-Motor-Bracket-Non-Slip/264471944061?hash=item3d93c19b7d:g:ygUAAOSwzfRdhISH







Hope it's of help to someone.

Cheers Mark.

Offline mac one

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Re: Short sidestand.
« Reply #1 on: Oct 18, 2019, 01:04 PM »
Looks very fancy for the price, when i lowered mine after cutting it short i welded on a bigger foot for parking on grass and it works a treat.

Offline Rictus

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Re: Short sidestand.
« Reply #2 on: Oct 18, 2019, 03:54 PM »
*Originally Posted by mac one [+]
Looks very fancy for the price, when i lowered mine after cutting it short i welded on a bigger foot for parking on grass and it works a treat.

Great fan of the "big foot" and use one myself, just though it could be of benefit to those who haven't access to welders and alike (mind you you could always drill and tap a plate on one of these).

Cheers Mark.

Offline TimTyler

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Re: Short sidestand.
« Reply #3 on: Oct 18, 2019, 06:22 PM »
A Ninja sidestand will also fit.

https://www.google.com/search?q=kawasaki+34024-0103

For me the Ninja stand was a bit too short. Maybe someday I'll cut and weld the original.
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Re: Short sidestand.
« Reply #4 on: Oct 21, 2019, 12:37 PM »
Looks like a reasonable design, I assume this is what you referred to in your other post, a lot of bikes have aluminium sidestands, so the old cut and shut method isn't as easy, this could be a good solution for many  :028:
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Offline gushud

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Re: Short sidestand.
« Reply #5 on: Oct 21, 2019, 03:37 PM »
I used an ER6 side stand after fitting a lowering block, Does the job perfectly, cheap on the likes of Ebay.