Bike kick stands are a very convenient bike accessory. For everyday city biking or during your long-distance bike rides, they allow you to leave your bike in a stable, upright position. 

Bike stands can be divided into two main families: side stands and centre stands.

Side kickstands

Side stands are the kind you'll generally find on hybrid and mountain bikes. The side stand is generally fixed near the chainset, but can also be attached to the frame's seat stays or chain stays.

For bikes with a heavy load (bags, child seat, basket, etc.) a side stand is perfect. Just remember to check the maximum load that the stand can take. In the case of a heavily laden bike (particularly with a lot of weight at the back), the ideal position for a side stand is at the back on the opposite side to the derailleur.

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

Btwin 500 chainstay-mounted adjustable side kickstand

By far our most popular and widely compatible kickstand, it won't interfere with your pedals even when in the parked position. May fit other bikes as well that have an oval chain stay. Supports 25kg (bike & load)

Designed for all Rockrider mountain bike hardtails, Riverside hybrid bikes & Btwin 24in Kids Bikes. Tool-free adjustable leg height.

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

Btwin 300 central-mounted adjustable side kickstand - black

A side kickstand that is installed at the chainstay bridge (central bottom area of the bike frame), this kickstand may fit other bikes as well that have a chain stay bridge. Supports 25kg (bike & load)

Designed for all Riverside hybrid bikes & Btwin 24" Kids Bikes. Also a suitable replacment for all Elops city bikes (which already come equipped with kickstands). Adjustable leg height via 2.5mm Allen key.

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

Tilt folding bike kickstand - black

Designed for Tilt 20 inch folding bikes. Attach your stand to the rear left chainstay on the frame of your bike. The non-slip base provides greater stability.

*not compatible with Tilt 500 XS 14 inch.

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

Kickstand for 16", 20" and 24" kids bikes

Easily stabilize your Btwin 16, 20 or 24 inch Kids Bikes when taking a break! Tool-free adjustable height legs

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

Balance bike kickstand for runride 10 & 12 inch models

So your new young cyclist wants to take a sudden break? It's as easy as pie with this stand: easily stand up their pedal-less bike.

We designed this kickstand for taking a break on the new (2021 onwards) Runride balance bikes!

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

Centre stands

Double-leg centre stands can support a very heavy weight and are incredibly stable. But remember that, if you've got a lot of stuff on your bike, they only remain stable when the load is evenly distributed between the front and back.

In the case of a bike with a child seat, a double-leg central stand can create a lever effect, with the front wheel lifting up and potentially throwing the bike off balance.

You should also bear in mind that your bike's stability will depend on the terrain you're on. On very soft ground, it can be hard to keep your bike upright, no matter what type of stand you're using. Stands with a wide foot are of course more stable.

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

Central-mounted double-legged adjustable kickstand - black

Our most stable and sturdy kickstand! May also fit other bikes with chainstay bridges Supports 50kg (bike & load)

Specially suited for Riverside Hybrid bikes. Extra stable double legs allow you to load up your bike with ease! Leg length can be adjusted without tools.

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BIKE STAND

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