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Default My new lift

After years of using my home made bike jack I finally broke down and bought a lift from Harbor Freight. I'll continue to use the jack when I only have to lift one wheel at a time.


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I've always wondered where you tie the bike down on these type of lifts.
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I can hook ratchet straps under the lift rails. Probably not the best, but I've used borrowed lifts before without any problems.
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The ones I've borrowed, had an eyelet at each corner of the base. You had to lift the bike and then tie it down.
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Looks light. Easy peasy to muscle around. Congrats.
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The ones I've borrowed, had an eyelet at each corner of the base. You had to lift the bike and then tie it down.
I tie to the lift arms, not the best, but it works.
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Looks light. Easy peasy to muscle around. Congrats.
Yeah, it's aluminum, weighs about 50#. It's works really good and it's light. I used to borrow my buddy's, it was hard this old man to lift.
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Looks like it's a lot easier to use than my lift.
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I've always wondered where you tie the bike down on these type of lifts.
I prefer a rope up to the rafters.
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Default Just Loaded Bike on Engine Stand

Space is tight, Harbor Freight lift table is sweet but takes up a lot of space.
https://www.harborfreight.com/1000-l...8892-8495.html
Just loaded my Sporty on a Redline Engine cradle.
https://www.redlinestands.com/catalo...UaAvvFEALw_wcB
Unbelievably stable, was going to cut the arms down 3" to lower the bike but it sits mighty fine.
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