The bike repair industry’s bestseller: the Park Tool PCS-10 Repair Stand
If you’re in need of a heavy duty bike stand, the Park Tool PCS-10 Home Repair Stand is one of the industry’s most widely used bike repair stands and it’s not too hard to see why this has become such a bestseller on the web. It’s actually an upgrade from the cheaper PCS-9, but it’s so much more sturdy and stable that repairing your bike with this beauty is almost a pleasure!
This bike stand is awesome for the price (typically around $180), and with the technical specs to get the job done. Most impressive is the cam type clamp, which means attaching your bike can quickly and easily be done in one single action. It lets you clamp tubes from 24mm to 76mm.
You can always replace the jaw covers if needed, and the clamping pressure can be adjusted to fit your own needs, if for example you have a heavy bike, or if one side of it is a lot heavier than the other. There is also a composite top tube, which means there is an easy action 360 degree clamp rotation.
The Park Tool PCS-10 bike repair stand also has quick release height adjustment, so you won’t be screwing and unscrewing to reach from 39 inches to 57 inches height. The Park Tool PCS-10 also stands very securely, what with a three point leg system, letting you get on with the job of repairing your bikes without worrying that it will fall off at any second, or suddenly lurch when you’re applying pressure.
The quick access to the height adjuster is a real time saver and just more convenient. Often when working on the bike you will want to work on parts at different heights, and this allows an easy transition.
Some of the big Park Tool PCS-10 features you’ll want to take advantage of…
The Park Tool PCS-10 stand is an upgrade on the previous bestseller, the PCS-9 Repair stand, and has all the same features PLUS it is so much easier to put up and take down. The improved and enhanced design has actually made the set up and take down much much better – and dead easy for us bike repairers! Don’t miss this great little video explaining just how easy it is to set up the PCS-10.
The Park Tool PCS-10 is easily one of the better bike repair stands out there because it can hold the more awkward and odd shaped tubing, as well as adapting easily from small bikes to large. The holding system even has cleverly positioned grooves on the clamps. This allows the brake lines to continue without being pressed upon or restricted so that you are able to test your brakes.
Stability is another big pro with this repair stand, as there is nothing worse than a wobbly bike repair stand, which moves whenever you put pressure on it. The PCS-10 is also strong and durable. You won’t have to splash out on a new repair stand for a long long time. It is easy to set up and easily portable when folded up. It weighs approximately 25 – 30 lbs so you should have no problems transporting it around.
But…how much bang do I get for my buck?
In short, YES, you get a lot of bang for your buck! The Park Tool PCS-10 stand is really terrific value for those of you taking on repairs yourselves, and it is so much better than the previous Park Tool versions. The stability alone is a BIG plus, and it’s just so much more durable and portable, that you’ll probably never need for another bike stand (unless you’re a semi-pro/pro!). This is a great tool to have in your trunk when out and about on a bike trip. Trust us on that one…
And there’s no doubt that this one is in our list of this summer’s bestsellers!