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    I am looking to upgrade to either the Waase which is on online for $42 or the YANA SHIKI for $89, my concern is quality has anyone used either ? Afraid it will brake
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    Can you post pics of both of the kickstands you’re considering? That would help to identify them, and an informed opinion could then be given to you.

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    Default YANA SHIKI Kickstand for Boulevard M109

    this is a picture of the kickstand both are the same style just concerned with quality of it holding up 800lbs
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    I bought the Yana Shiki and it looks great. It holds up the bike. I didn't use the little post that screws in to hit the kick stand down switch because I eliminated that switch. The only thing that seems a little different is the stock kickstand swung forward a little more than this one does, but not a big deal. Like I said, it looks good and holds up the bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harlembrown View Post
    this is a picture of the kickstand both are the same style just concerned with quality of it holding up 800lbs
    I actually have both versions of that exact YANA SHIKI kickstand, and they are perfect. I haven’t had an issue out of either of them. I’ve had my chrome version on my 07’ M109R for over 10+ years, and not one issue or incident.

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    Thanks Brothers that helps a lot the last thing I want to do is see my investment go down because of a poorly made product I will be going with the Yana Shiki, the Waase and ones like it are half price made in China and you get what you pay for correct.?

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    For shts and giggles, the kickstand doesn't actually need to hold 800lbs unless you are trying to balance the bike on the stand while lying on its side.
    At about a 10 degree slant, it is actually only holding about 140lbs.
    I understand the original question of course, ("will the stand hold [whatever the damn weight actually is, nobody likes a smart-ass...]") but thought this would be fun to figure out anyway.

    Like this:
    Weight exerted downward by 800lb bike leaning at 10 degrees off a 90 degree vertical = [(800lb x 9.8m/s2) x cos(80°)] / 9.8m/s2 = 138.9lb
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