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Old 04-12-19, 11:09 AM
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I use the VO wheel stabilizer on my 80s MTB set up in touring mode, it works perfectly for stopping the bars/levers from mangling the TT.
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Old 04-14-19, 09:19 PM
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Originally Posted by rhm
Did anyone mention Velo Orange's wheel stablilzer?

https://velo-orange.com/collections/...eel-stabilizer



Or the venerable Rhode Gear "Flickstand"?



GearInches.com flickstand

https://www.ebay.com/itm/153432289276

I've used the product Velo Orange sells. It's okay-ish, but doesn't really help if you have a load on the front end, or are trying to put a load (panniers especially, but also securing a load to the deck of a rack as well) on the front end. I considered replacing the spring with a lot stronger one, but instead have just reverted to using a strap the secure the front wheel to the downtube.
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Old 04-14-19, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Rick
STEERSTOPPER will hold the front end completely straight and comes with an adjustable elastic to place over the handlebar and around the brake handle.
Interesting. That looks like it works well.

But, it's big, ugly, and I'm not a fan of the protrusion sticking up like that though.
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Old 04-21-19, 07:39 PM
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Have you seen this?

SteerStopper.com
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Old 06-09-20, 05:01 PM
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I'm going to give the VO option a try on a bike and see how it goes. Hebie also makes something similar, which I would try if they were available in Canada (seems to be mainly a Euro presence).
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Old 06-09-20, 05:33 PM
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Flat bars?
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For when I'm off the bike or working on a bike and want the front wheel to stay parallel to the rest of the bike I use an old toe-strap through the front wheel and around the downtube.

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I do the same thing with string/paracord/bungee - even when working on bike on workstand. It's a simple way to park a leaning, loaded bike to help prevent falling over. Even simpler, lay bike on ground in area protected from motor vehicle traffic (if it's clean/dry), then wind can't blow it over. Also, locking bike to a rack/sign/fence usually obviates the need for a special headset, kickstand or any other device. In a pinch, a U lock is a capable stealth weapon for self defense.
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Old 11-27-22, 01:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Snuts
I install a piece of self adhesive Velcro tape on the down tube, Makes it a one handed operation.
The pictures show how it works, and stores.

-Snuts-
Hello Snuts. Not sure if you (or anyone else) will see this message, but your pictures are no longer visible. I am super curious how you set up the velcro strap as a single-handed operation.
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Old 12-24-22, 06:16 PM
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Update:

I have been using the V.O. damper for a few years now. It's ok, but has barely enough tension to correct the front end even though unloaded and with the front end lifted up. This includes significantly tensioning the adjustment knob for greater tension. I would like to see V.O. offer this product in different native spring stiffnesses. Right now, the bars flop around far too easily. I think I might build my own, or remove the stock spring and drop a stronger one in there.
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Old 09-01-23, 03:35 AM
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This is the best one - but doesn't look like tout terrian sell this anymore
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