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04/25/2012

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Chuck Davidson

There was a product call the "Flick Stand" I had back in the day, that clamped to the down tube very simply. It had a heavy gauge wire bail that would flick down to engage and lock the front wheel parallel to the frame. It was very simple; one bolt clamped it to the tube, and acted as hinge for the bail.

Very sweet off the shelf hack.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/adriennejohnson/3829278098/

Benzo

Chuck... could that flick stand be something like this VO Wheel Stabilizer ?

http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/accessories/tools/vo-wheel-stabilizer.html

S

I had one of those flick stands as a kid in the early 90's!

bg

I use part of a clothespin to do the same thing.

Peter

Other options include hair ties or rubber bands to secure the brake levers. A short loop of velcro will also work.

Georgine Carlos

I'm pretty sure this would have kept that from happening.

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