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This goes much easier if you have a bicycle work stand (I didn't).

NOTE: The bicycle I mounted this on had a welded piece of slotted metal on the port side lower frame (chain stay?) for the end of the coaster brake lever to attach to.

***A coaster brake bicycle that uses a band to secure the coaster brake lever may require a different method of mounting.


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Initially, I used the enclosed rubber sleeve to cover the frame, lined everything up and test mounted the kick stand on the frame – Sliding the kick stand as far back as possible and snugged up the screws.

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I scored the kick stand where the coaster brake mounting tab butted up against the kick stand on both sides of the tab.

I removed the kickstand and secured it in a bench vise.

Next, I used a hand file to make a slot for the coaster brake lever mounting tab to fit into.
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I had the longer 305mm kick stand and had to shorten that to just under 280mm for a height proper fit.

For the final installation, I used a piece of automotive heater hose instead of the OEM rubber sleeve that came with the kick stand to cover the frame and a mini hose clamp to hold the hose in place.

I remounted the kick stand sliding it back so that the coaster brake lever tab fit into the slot. The slot / coaster brake lever tab combination keeps the kick stand from rotating.

I trimmed the hose and readjusted the hose clamp back against the kick stand; this holds the heater hose in place at the front and prevents the kick stand from sliding forward.

For my application, I cut a piece of 1/8” x 3/4” aluminum flat stock, rounded the corners, drilled two holes and used that to secure the kick stand to the frame.

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It may not look pretty, but it does function quite well – ESPECIALLY when I’m loading groceries.

http://www.bikemanforu.com/products/Greenfield-Stabilizer-Alloy-Rear-Bicycle-Kickstand.html



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