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There is a guy over at ADVRider making centerstands. Originally, he made ones for an XR650L and an XT225, but he has made versions for the XR400 and XR250 and is currently working on one for a Husky 610.

If enough DRZ folks are interested and if someone in the Colorado area can loan him a bike or frame, he might be able to make a version for the DRZ.

$160 for the XR stands

$169 for the XT225 stand

and a projected $80 for the Husky 610 stand

Cigar Mike's Website

ADVRider Thread

He also has no problem making custom heights, so he could make versions for both dirt and sm models.

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Funny, back in the days when i rode bikes that came with center stands we took them off and tossed um, as just more extraneous unneeded weight, clearance loosing hung of metal.

Now folks that buy a bike with out a center stand and spend money to have one fabricated and added to the bike..

Not a flame at all :thumbsup: , just funny how things, ideas come and go over the years.

IN answer to your question, no thanks, not my cup of tea, not something that is of any benefit to my bike.

Others may feel different, so good on you to post up the option.

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I was curious if there was a centerstand for the DRZ...I put one on my standard (Honda 919) but it's heavy compared to the DRZ. If I had the same luggage on the DRZ I'd probably be interested...

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A centerstand makes sense for someone looking to do long distance riding. It makes chain maintenance and changing tires so much easier.

It is probably a hindrance for the person who is trailering to the riding area or is away from home for no longer than a weekend.

Overall, I think there are fewer people who benefit from having a centerstand, so it is understandable that the manufacturer omits them.

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