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  • Offline m0mrr   gb

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    Abba Stand issue
    on: May 12, 2018, 09:22:17 am
    May 12, 2018, 09:22:17 am
    I had an Abba stand for the full throttle, after getting the MTS I contacted the company and they advised to get the MTS 1200 adaptor kit which I did. Whilst the stand works it doesn't lift the back wheel - as you can see in the pictures. Anyone have any suggestions - and what do you do to lift it if you don't have a centre stand. (I've contacted Abba and await their reply)






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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #1 on: May 12, 2018, 09:49:07 am
    May 12, 2018, 09:49:07 am
    I find with ABBA its all about









    Money money money  :745:
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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #2 on: May 12, 2018, 09:58:11 am
    May 12, 2018, 09:58:11 am
    The only way to make it work would be to raise the stand by placing on a board or plank or something similar . Canít see from the pics how much extra height you would need. I have used the Abba stand across many bikes, never come across that problem before. I used a paddock stand on my 950.

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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #3 on: May 12, 2018, 10:37:52 am
    May 12, 2018, 10:37:52 am
    I made a stand with the pin that goes through the back hub .
    "ye must be born again"

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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #4 on: May 12, 2018, 10:45:58 am
    May 12, 2018, 10:45:58 am
    +1 on Lambert Post.

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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #5 on: May 14, 2018, 03:38:45 pm
    May 14, 2018, 03:38:45 pm
    Thanks for the replies. I put a temporary board down and as you can see, it now lifts the back wheel. I'll get a builders board thats a bit more substantial. No reply from Abba through......



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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #6 on: May 14, 2018, 03:53:52 pm
    May 14, 2018, 03:53:52 pm
    Glad youíre sorted  :002:

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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #7 on: May 14, 2018, 04:29:26 pm
    May 14, 2018, 04:29:26 pm
    Nice one m0mrr - good fix

    Don't have something too heavy in your topbox otherwise your back wheel will be touching the floor again  :084: :745:
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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #8 on: May 14, 2018, 05:17:25 pm
    May 14, 2018, 05:17:25 pm
    no more pizzas then.. 

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    Re: Abba Stand issue
    Reply #9 on: May 15, 2018, 06:54:53 pm
    May 15, 2018, 06:54:53 pm
    Abba replied;

    "Thanks for the pic and sorry to see the bike is not lifted fully off the ground.
     
    I can only assume the 950 model is different to that of the other new multistrada models in suspension height? As we do not have this issue with the other Multistradas.
     
    The only suggestions I can offer is either to return the stand and we will fully refund you.
     
    Or we have a neat adjustable base plinth that goes under the stand (used on taller trial type bikes normally) that we could supply you free of charge. This will then raise the stand up around 1.5Ē to gain the normally amount the rear wheel would be off the ground.
     
    Let me know what you would like to do
     
    Thanks"

    I have asked them to send me the plinth, will let you know how I get on

     


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