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Due to an injury, I had a problem deploying my center-stand. That prompted me to create the EZ-LIFT to make it easier to raise my bike without waiting for help or resorting to a crutch that isn't with me when I travel.
The EZ-LIFT won't lift your bike for you but it makes it a lot easier. Because it extends the lever, you must be physically able to step up 10" - 12" and place your weight on your right foot. The EZ-LIFT works on all GL-1800s with stock passenger floorboards. It will work on some aftermarket floorboards if they do not extend outward much more than stock.

Installation is simple requiring only a 4mm Allen wrench to attach a bracket to the stock center-stand. To lift, simply insert the arm/foot-pedal into the bracket, no tools required. The arm can be stowed under the tool bag in the left saddle-bag so it's always with the bike when needed and takes up no usable space. All parts are professionally machined with an anodized black finish and stainless steel hardware..

With the EZ-LIFT, you keep your stock center-stand. When deployed, the rear wheel is off the ground and free to rotate for tire pressure checking or removal.

There is additional information on my web-site and orders can be placed through the site.

I ship world-wide, contact me for shipping costs to other Countries.

My warranty is simple, if you don't like it, return for a full refund of the purchase price plus return shipping.

The cost is $120.00 plus $9.00 for priority shipping within the 48 contiguous States.
 

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Due to an injury, I had a problem deploying my center-stand. That prompted me to create the EZ-LIFT to make it easier to raise my bike without waiting for help or resorting to a crutch that isn't with me when I travel.
The EZ-LIFT won't lift your bike for you but it makes it a lot easier. Because it extends the lever, you must be physically able to step up 10" - 12" and place your weight on your right foot. The EZ-LIFT works on all GL-1800s with stock passenger floorboards. It will work on some aftermarket floorboards if they do not extend outward much more than stock.

Installation is simple requiring only a 4mm Allen wrench to attach a bracket to the stock center-stand. To lift, simply insert the arm/foot-pedal into the bracket, no tools required. The arm can be stowed under the tool bag in the left saddle-bag so it's always with the bike when needed and takes up no usable space. All parts are professionally machined with an anodized black finish and stainless steel hardware..

With the EZ-LIFT, you keep your stock center-stand. When deployed, the rear wheel is off the ground and free to rotate for tire pressure checking or removal.

There is additional information on my web-site and orders can be placed through the site.

I ship world-wide, contact me for shipping costs to other Countries.

My warranty is simple, if you don't like it, return for a full refund of the purchase price plus return shipping.

The cost is $120.00 plus $8.00 for priority shipping within the 48 contiguous States.
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It takes a little to learn but once you do use it it's GREAT.
I can with little effort put my wing in the center stand. 2 year owner

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Just had a chance to try the EZ-LIFT on a 2018 bike. My EZ-LIFT will not work on the new Gold Wing. Reports are the new bike is lighter and easier to lift so maybe my device will not be needed on the new bike.
 

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Phi...Have you thought about making an electric center stand? I have and really like your EZ Lift but an electric stand would be the cats meow.

John
 

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So my Easy-Up can't be adapted to the 2018. I hate that. I'll just cancel my order for the 2018!
 

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So my Easy-Up can't be adapted to the 2018. I hate that. I'll just cancel my order for the 2018!
I heard the 2018 is lighter and may have its weight situated differently so it may not be needed. The CS is really close to the rear tip-over bar and that precludes using the EZ-LIFT.
 

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Un-abashed self promotion. When I first thought about selling these I was going to call it the “Bare-Foot” Lift because it was so easy but changed my mind. I just received this photo from an un-named user showing his use on an F6B. I hope he doesn’t mind. Couldn’t pass it up. :grin2: And, no! I don’t recommend doing this at home.
 

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Is that Fred H foot???
 
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No, my expertise is limited to being a hobby machinist. I think an electric device would be cost prohibitive. I have wondered if the rear pre-load pump could be routed to a hydraulic system but that’s beyond my ability. I kinda think that if you can lift the bike off its side-stand then the EZ-LIFT will suffice.
 

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I find the simplest solution is to back the rear wheel onto a 3/4" plywood board. That makes the lift just a bit less (easier). If you need more, add two 3/4" boards and use the electric reverse.
 

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I find the simplest solution is to back the rear wheel onto a 3/4" plywood board. That makes the lift just a bit less (easier). If you need more, add two 3/4" boards and use the electric reverse.

OR, slip the EZ-LIFT arm into the T-slot and pop it up the way God intended! :grin2:
 
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Gold Wing guys crack me up.
They spend tens of thousands on a bike,but want to pinch pennies on something that is proven to work.
I thought Moto Guzzi guys were tight a**es. Geez.hahaha
 

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I used to use the 3/4 inch plywood and believe I may be part of the buyers of the first run batch. In any event, I use the EZ lift all the time and never leave home without it :)
 
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I used to use the 3/4 inch plywood and believe I may be part of the buyers of the first run batch. In any event, I use the EZ lift all the time and never leave home without it :)
I take my ez lift out and demonstrate how it works almost once a day.
I use the centerstand more than the side stand since I bought mine.
No joke.
 

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When I had 2 wheels I only used center stand at home parked in the shed. I never used it any other time. When on the center stand and rear wheel off the ground it still doesn’t take a lot of effort to push it off. It is easier not on bike to push off than sitting in saddle.
I do agree that the easy lift is very helpful for riders with joint or other issues.
 

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Aside for someone with a physical issue.... I can't believe that so many guys have a problem putting their wings on the centre stand. I am 5'7" and not a big guy for sure and have no issue what so ever getting the 2018 wing up with no assistance device. I also had a 2001 which was heavier but still was able to get it up. What is wrong with this picture?
 

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"What is wrong with this picture?”

For starters, the 2018 is touted as being 90 Lb. lighter, with different weight distribution.

There was a time when I had no problem getting my wing on the center stand. You give your age as 60’s, but like everyone else you will lose muscle mass as you age. It just comes with the territory. A lot of us are probably older than you (I’m 77) and we also had no problem, at one time. At 5’-7” you are proportioned differently than I am. I’ll bet you can use your leg muscles to do the lifting. Others, who are proportioned differently, as I am, have to lift with the upper body and that hurts my back. I just have to wonder why people who don’t have any use for it are even reading about it.??

It’s kinda like selling Viagra, those who need it just silently buy it, those who are thinking they might need it read about it, and those who have no need for it just knock it.... Different strokes for different folks. :grin2:
 
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