There is a weak spot in this design. The arm is stronger against being lifted above the upright position than being pushed below the extend position. So if you use it to keep the bike upright while getting on, over time it will break. It looks like the design is to blame, as there is more protection against breakage when the stand is up than when it is down! Other than that, it is 10 times stronger than the stock KTM kick stand, so I still use it, however I am on my second kickstand arm now... I am about to come up with a way to make it as strong when down as when up... ha! Welding additional metal to the plate the arm attaches to will fix this, however I am not a welder...
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I had the old style(round) Trail Tech side stand witch I busted ( Do not! kick start a bike on its side stand) turns out this part fits the old mount,the upper part where it pivots is exactly the same. So good news you can replace the just the "leg" and not have to buy a whole new set up. Or simply upgrade from the old style round stand. This thing looks like it came straight of a factory works bike! It looks awesome. Also as a bonis the foot is nice and big and plastic so no sinking in to hot pavement. I did have to trim about an inch of the bottom for my bike to rest at a decent angle ( 2000 KTM EXC 400 ) not a huge deal pop the "foot" out,cut,and tap the "foot" back in. Instal and mod 10 minutes flat. Bottom line it's a little expensive but it beats forking over another $140 or so for a entire new side stand set up. I am very happy with it.
I just purchased this kickstand for my 300xc and when installing it, there isn't enough room between the frame and the kickstand to get it on the mount right and even for it to function properly. Quality it great, just isn't designed right to fit my bike.