Locate Old Post - Brown Sidestand Install (Improved)
In the last year or so, there was a reply to a post showing in improved method of installing a Brown side stand.
The reply included at least one picture and I think the featured bike was an R100RS.
The improvement was to add a piece of flat bar stock to that the Brown side stand did not use the exhaust clamp as an attachment point.
I've been through the search feature on three different occasions over the last few days and cannot find this post.
Does anyone else happen to better at finding stuff; or, could the smart fellow who came up with the improved install re post the pictures?
Brown Sidestand Improvement
I know the thread you are looking for because I copied it.
Mine improvement is not as nice as the origional but it works.
Hope the picture show up!
I have broken the left side exhaust clamp once
[QUOTE=DARRYL CAINEY;844898]I disagree! after breaking the left exhaust clamp twice.
I put the bracket assembly on the modified Brown Side Stand and it no longer stresses the hanger bracket.[/QUOTE]
I agree that there must be some additional pressure on the clamp due to the stand. I don't have 500,000 plus miles on my 1977, holy cow, just a bit over 100,000. I am VERY careful when I use the brown stand. I always look to see that that the stand is levered forward, then I watch it make contact with the ground as I begin to dis-mount the bike. My point is I don't just "drop" the weight of the bike onto the stand thus making more stress than needed. The other reason I do that "process" of carefully making sure the stand is down by looking at it is when I am tired at the end of a day of riding I do not want to make the mistake of leaning the bike over only to realize I have forgotten to put down the stand! :nono