One thing I’ve really been meaning to get around to is calling up Harbor Freight and finding out how I can get ahold of that front fork adapter for their swingarm lift.
I found the manual for the swingarm bike lift online and looked through it and the most important part was this:
Perhaps I should call! I’ve been waiting this long! Once I get it, I’ll put up a video on lifting the bike that way, too. I’m trying to think of why I’d want to lift from the fork, and the only thing I can think of is to just get the wheel off of the ground.
Now I should note that the quality of this isn’t the best, but it’s enough to mostly trust my bike on it. During a windstorm, I should have taken my bike off of the lift but I thought it would have been fine. Also, the rubber has completely come off of the supports.
Here’s how I lift my bike with the Harbor Freight Motorcycle Lift:
And in case it disappears from the website, here’s the manual for the lift in entirety: