Product Reviews (April 2017)

  • Ride review: Biketek Front head stand

    11 April 2017 by Ride reviews

    Ride review: Biketek Front head stand

    This stand locates into the headstock, which will allow more jobs to be done, like removing forks for example. It’s easy to assemble, well-finished and comes with several pins to fit a range of bikes.

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  • Ride review: 1Jac bike lift

    10 April 2017 by Ride reviews

    Ride review: 1Jac bike lift

    This is a really clever lift. You buy it with the dedicated kit for your bike (extra kits cost from £39) and then just offer the lift up to the bike… and lift. It’s that easy. Your bike can then be...

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  • Ride review: Oxford Premium front stand

    09 April 2017 by Ride reviews

    Ride review: Oxford Premium front stand

    This is a good front stand that fits most bikes. It’s easy to assemble and the materials are fairly sturdy but when lifting there is some twisting where the stand is bolted together.  It’s easily...

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  • Ride review: Abba Superbike kit 2

    08 April 2017 by Ride reviews

    Ride review: Abba Superbike kit 2

    Go into your local MoT centre and you’re likely to see an Abba stand. It is one of the very few stands that allows you to test for wheel and steering-head bearings as it holds the bike on the swingarm...

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  • Ride reviews: Oxford Premium rear stand

    07 April 2017 by Ride reviews

    Ride reviews: Oxford Premium rear stand

    This is a sturdy stand that will fit almost any bike and comes with both cups and forks. The forks are a good shape for different bobbin diameters, though the cups can turn when engaging if you’re not...

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  • Ride review: Harris stainless steel stand

    06 April 2017 by Ride reviews

    Ride review: Harris stainless steel stand

    A simple but effective stand, beautifully welded and finished. Allen bolts hold the bobbin forks in place, while the ratio of length and lifting height means it feels safe and secure when lifting.

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  • Ride review: Renntec Moovamoto

    05 April 2017 by Ride reviews

    Ride review: Renntec Moovamoto

    This superbly finished stand is really handy. It has four lockable castors that allow you to manoeuvre the bike around easily, even if the rear wheel is removed. It also lets you move the bike to fit...

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