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Where there is a will there is a way.
 

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For a second I thought "Is that LeDude?" What with the flip-flops and all.
 

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With the bars hanging out I was waiting for four body builders to walk out and pick it up, lol.
 

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Hmmmmmmmmm......!!!!! Hardly seems worth all that effort....... &$$$$$$$$ too
 

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Wanted a hydraulic table but here they are $500 + so instead spent half a day with left over treated pine and a pile of decking screws from a recent deck build and built a table and wheel chock heading towards this on a smaller scale.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgVUZJA17oY

Made it so its 500mm off the ground but could not get the balance point right, could drive the bike up into the wheel chock, hold rear brake on and pull on hand brake by myself and it would happily stay there securely at the ramp angle but even if I sat on the front of the table I could not get it down.

Tried several positions of the pivot point leg, but unless I moved it way towards the back, which would then make the angle to steep to drive up, it wasn't going to happen.

Instead I got rid of the middle and back legs and just have the front set in place.
Walk bike up under throttle into chocks and pull handbrake on.
Roll a trolley jack under one of the back crosspieces and pump it up (jack and pack a couple of times to get height) and then put the end legs in and through bolt them.
Let weight off of jack.

Works fine, should have done it that way from the start.

Cost $zero and used up some of that timber the wife has been nagging me to get rid of.
Win Win.
 

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Thanks for posting this.

I just bought a lift from Harbour Freight on Sunday, and it does not quite work with my TMAX due to the lack of a flat surface for the jack's arms to lift from. I was considering returning it, but now I will definitely use it to make a table like this.

FYI - this is the lift I got:

http://www.harborfreight.com/1500-lb-Capacity-ATV-Motorcycle-Lift-60636.html

I got it on sale for $143 plus tax.
 

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Wanted a hydraulic table but here they are $500 + so instead spent half a day with left over treated pine and a pile of decking screws from a recent deck build and built a table and wheel chock heading towards this on a smaller scale.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgVUZJA17oY

Made it so its 500mm off the ground but could not get the balance point right, could drive the bike up into the wheel chock, hold rear brake on and pull on hand brake by myself and it would happily stay there securely at the ramp angle but even if I sat on the front of the table I could not get it down.

Tried several positions of the pivot point leg, but unless I moved it way towards the back, which would then make the angle to steep to drive up, it wasn't going to happen.
One variation of your original idea that might have worked: Move the pivot point way toward the back as before, and make the ramp longer. Build it so the extended part of the ramp can be removed or swung out of the way to allow your garage door to close behind it.

It's a really clever idea that I wish I'd thought of first. LOL
 
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