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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.


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



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


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


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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