Blackbird centerstand - Sportbike Forum: Sportbike Motorcycle Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-02-2000, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: DFW, TX USA
Posts: 6
Question

Can I get a measurement from a fellow Blackbird owner?

After my front wheel tucked under, i noticed some scuff marks on the side of the rear tire. I want to rule out that the centerstand is not scraping on leans and stuff, but i can't find out what the proper gap measurement should be in the service manual.

Can someone measure the gap between centerstand and rear tire and let me know? I'd really appreciate it!

------------------
Camell0 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-03-2000, 11:16 AM
Registered User
 
dosequis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: SE USA
Posts: 37
Post

My centerstand measures 14/32 in. on the RHS and 10/32 in. on the LHS. That is from the foot of the stand to the edge of the tire where tread meats sidewall. The bike is a US 98 xx. If you went down on the LHS did the footrest (I dont know what else to call the part you step down on when putting it on the stand) contact the pavement and push it into the tire then flex back into place? Hope this helps. Luke

------------------
dosequis is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-03-2000, 03:06 PM
Senior Member
 
Ross's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Tauranga, New Zealand
Posts: 137
Wink

Can I ask one question,

Did you drop your bike? Sorry I was not sure.

LHS about 9-10mm RHS 7-9mm, hard to tell, the basment at work is dark and the ruler I used is the garden office variety.

Also the type of tyre fitted will make a difernce, for example a D207 is wider and flater than say a Bridgestone and both are listed as 180 profile.

The centre stand should be close, but if it dosn't touch at rest, or by rolling back and forth, it should not be a prob.

If however, your swingarm is lose or bent
or your frame
That could be a differn't story all together.

Your wheel should have zero lateral movement & if your tyre is inflated to the correct amount, it can be real close, but never touch.

I would be real interested to hear how you go.


Ross



------------------
He who dies with the most toys "wins"
Ross is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Sportbike Forum: Sportbike Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome