Definitions for kickstandˈkɪkˌstænd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kick•standˈkɪkˌstænd(n.)

  1. a device for supporting a bicycle or motorcycle when not in use, pivoted to the rear axle in such a way that it can be kicked down from a horizontal to a vertical position.

Origin of kickstand:

1945–50

Wiktionary

  1. kickstand(Noun)

    A levered bar that can be folded down from the frame of a bicycle or motorcycle to prop it upright when not being ridden.

  2. Origin: (the bar is typically kicked into place with the foot, and enables the vehicle to stand)

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  1. Kickstand

    A kickstand is a device on a bicycle or motorcycle that allows the bike to be kept upright without leaning against another object or the aid of a person.The kickstand was invented by Joseph Paul Treen, the father of former Louisiana Governor, Dave Treen. A kickstand is usually a piece of metal that flips down from the frame and makes contact with the ground. It is generally located in the middle of the bike or towards the rear. Some touring bikes have two: one at the rear, and a second in the front.

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