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!!!2008 TE510 sidestand solution is here!!!


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Hey all,

I just wanted to share some super exciting news. I reached out to Scott at Semco Designs, as I saw that he may be working on a fix for the crappy stock sidestand on my TE510. I think we all know the issues here. When I would ride with friends, I was the guy who had to find a rock, piece of bark, stick, beer can or just lean it agaist a tree. And the damn thing would still fall over sometimes! It was driving me nuts. So anyway, I have a 10 day trip planned for Colorado and Utah and just couldn't fathom the idea of all of those get-offs and worrying about keeping my bike off of the ground each time. I Pmed Scott to see where he was in the process. He wrote back and asked if I would be interested in testing his prototype which is essentially a later model aluminum stand with his own fabricated mounting system. Well let me tell you-IT IS PERFECT. Perfect lean angle, perfect balance, perfect in the soft stuff, perfect position when folded up and as a bonus, you no longer have to lean the bike past verticle to the right when retracting it. This was something that also bothered me, but I could live with it. And the swap took less that 5 minutes...

I just wanted to share my excitement and what a pleasure Scott has been to work with. Thanks again Scott!

I'm not sure what his plans are for selling them, but I can only assume he will sell a bunch. Give him a shout. He's my new hero. And no, I'm not affiliated in any way. Just a happy customer.

Scott- info@semcodesigns.com www.semcodesigns.com

Here are some pics-feel free to ask me any questions

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Thanks guys for the supportive post.

The adapter bracket is stainless steel. It wasn't practical to find a plating or coating that would hold up to wear that occurs in the stand pivot area. I would have preferred to make it from aluminum for weight savings, but again there is the wear issue even with hard anodizing. The bracket weight is about 5oz.

All of the other parts are stock Husky parts from 09, so if you have 09 or newer or you want to order parts from your dealer, you'll just need the bracket.

I'll post something soon in CafeHusky when I have cost and availability.

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You know, I didn't try that and I have sent my bike to Dallas in prep for my trip so will not be able to get back to you for some time. I can't think of why you wouldn't be able to though.

As far as other applications, I think Scott would have to answer that one.

1. Can you push it down with your boot and rest the weight of the bike on it BEFORE getting off?

and ...

2. Would it fit other Husky models (I´ve got a 630 SM)?

If so ... I really do want one.

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Thanks guys for the supportive post.

The adapter bracket is stainless steel. It wasn't practical to find a plating or coating that would hold up to wear that occurs in the stand pivot area. I would have preferred to make it from aluminum for weight savings, but again there is the wear issue even with hard anodizing. The bracket weight is about 5oz.

All of the other parts are stock Husky parts from 09, so if you have 09 or newer or you want to order parts from your dealer, you'll just need the bracket.

I'll post something soon in CafeHusky when I have cost and availability.

Think it´d have to be steel as aluminium would just bend and break. The stand is the ONLY item I would replace on mine .... immediately.

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