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Mick
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trail jack

Postby Mick » Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:25 pm

Ok so i thought it would be a good idea, to be prepared in the event of a flat to be able to change it.
I did some searching to see what others have done and i figured a light weight trail jack would be the go. However in practice i have run into a slight hitch, I cannot seem to get the front tire off the ground i am guessing its a technique thing but it always seem to be the back wheel that get lifted no matter where i am lifting from.
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mark1957
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Re: trail jack

Postby mark1957 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:59 pm

I have just laid the bike on it's side for 30 years and never had a problem.
Even at home I do the same :D
My favourite trail is the one I haven't been on yet

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Re: trail jack

Postby Hoyks » Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:33 pm

You need to move the jack or put ballast on the back.

Putting it under a foot peg will lift the back, somewhere forward of that should lift the front.

Or just dump it in an untidy heap :wink:
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Re: trail jack

Postby plindz » Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:26 pm

Here you go - this is what you need. You can get them nearly anywhere
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