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Old 10-18-2009, 11:58 PM   #41
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I was basically telling the other guy to not be a jerk, you had already explained yourself


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I agree with Mr richards. Soften the back a little and drop the front just a little bit. I would do it all with adjustments, i haven't ridding a bike with lowering links that didn't feel compromised.
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Juggernaut fits her well enough now


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Lowering the bike...

front and rear the RIGHT way isnt going to affect it enough for you to notice. The right way means shorter springs/shocks front and rear - not lowering links or moving the forks up in the tree.

It wont be cheap, but you won't lose anything you'll ever notice in terms of handling. At most, one degree of lean angle, but you can get that back by moving the rear sets up.

As someone else said, unless you're running right at the edge of the BIKE'S capabilities, you'll be fine. Since you're not racing for one of the manufacturers, its a pretty safe bet you're not at the bike's limits.

I would have the seat shaved and wear thicker shoes first though. While you're getting a thinner seat, look into having the front of the seat thinned up. If you can get your thighs closer together, you could find you get a bit closer to the ground - at least close enough that you don't have to do the one-legged thing at lights.
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You realize that was a movie, right? Not really an option in real life.
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front and rear the RIGHT way isnt going to affect it enough for you to notice. The right way means shorter springs/shocks front and rear - not lowering links or moving the forks up in the tree.

It wont be cheap, but you won't lose anything you'll ever notice in terms of handling. At most, one degree of lean angle, but you can get that back by moving the rear sets up.

As someone else said, unless you're running right at the edge of the BIKE'S capabilities, you'll be fine. Since you're not racing for one of the manufacturers, its a pretty safe bet you're not at the bike's limits.

I would have the seat shaved and wear thicker shoes first though. While you're getting a thinner seat, look into having the front of the seat thinned up. If you can get your thighs closer together, you could find you get a bit closer to the ground - at least close enough that you don't have to do the one-legged thing at lights.
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this is an older thread..... but


its cool guys, thanx for the help!
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just get on it and ride it like a true r6 owner.
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just get on it and ride it like a true r6 owner.
Well except that its a 600RR.....
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Well except that its a 600RR.....
nope. she's talking bout the r6 that she bought.
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lol. Everyone is out of the loop when they read an old thread.

Juggernaut is an r6...

Lowering w springs will help the dampening but considering the loss of weight or top end control. W a lower weight the bike will not be as flickable because the weight of the bike is lower then before. The pivot points would be the same if you slide the forks vs springs in the front. Difference being a more obtese angle from lowering the forks and sliding the forks through would cause the bike's rake to shorten and make the bike unstable if done too much(approx 105 deg.)

Yes, she does ride track and has dragged plastics w her 600rr w stock height.(and wrecked )
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You realize that was a movie, right? Not really an option in real life.
You do realize I was being sarcastic, right? Did you really think I meant she should have her legs broken and stretched? *facepalm*
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FYI, shorter springs doesn't lower the bike. Well. it can, but not if done correctly.

You can lower the bike w/ internal mods both front and rear, just not w/ shorter springs.

Sorry to thread jack the threadjacked thread. lol
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its cool guys, thanx for the help!
AKA......problem solved! I no longer have this issue or need a way to solve it
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you use to wear platform shoes when you rode a couple years ago

I remember a certain LSR 2 years ago when you went to turn around and got stuck on a curb. I had to dismount my bike, walk over and help you back up.

the good ol' days
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you use to wear platform shoes when you rode a couple years ago

I remember a certain LSR 2 years ago when you went to turn around and got stuck on a curb. I had to dismount my bike, walk over and help you back up.

the good ol' days
i used to wear heels...that what u mean? I still will every now and then...

whats lsr again I dont remember what your talking about at all
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