Reply To: side stand stay down? Great British Handcrafted Motorcycles › Forums › Spitfire – Six › side stand stay down? › Reply To: side stand stay down? 6 November, 2020 at 4:18 pm #7049 paravilMember If you hold the bike upright and take pressure off the stand, it´ll flip up. If it doesn´t flip up and it stays down, you won´t be able to start or use the starter (unless you disable the switch on ther frame). Why do you want it to stay down?