Balancing the bike whilst lowering the rear stand and then pulling the bike back onto the stand seems difficult and hazardous, to me and the bike. I would like to fit a side stand. Has anyone done this? There is a very convenient circular hole in the frame just to the rear of the front down tube. Could I use this? Where might I get a suitable stand? Any comments much appreciated.
I’ve a ’37 flyer with a side stand mounted exactly as per the photo from Holland – I find it very useful when pulling the bike onto the rear stand. Mine’s stamped ‘BSA’ on one half of the casting that clamps round the frame tube – so I can guess where it came from!