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Old 08-15-2007, 05:51 PM   #21
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Ha thanks for the advice guys.
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Old 08-15-2007, 05:52 PM   #22
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whats your inseam ?
No idea, guess I need to find out.
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Old 08-15-2007, 06:50 PM   #23
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I have always toughed it out. I am only 5'4" and I know ride a street and race 2006 R6. It is like the tallest bike ever made! LOL! I have a superbike seat pad and it is a little shorter than the stock seat. I shaved the seat on my buddies but didn't like it much. I recommend the seat method before altering the ACTUAL ride height of your bike, it changes how the bike handles alot. But it you must lower it with the lowering links, try to get the forks pulled up a little bit as well, lower the whole bike evenly. Just my two cents. But we did it that way on my ex's Honda, at the handling changed yes, but the bike handled a little more like stock because it was level. Got any questions on how to do it, PM me!

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Old 08-15-2007, 08:37 PM   #24
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I have always toughed it out. I am only 5'4" and I know ride a street and race 2006 R6. It is like the tallest bike ever made! LOL! I have a superbike seat pad and it is a little shorter than the stock seat. I shaved the seat on my buddies but didn't like it much. I recommend the seat method before altering the ACTUAL ride height of your bike, it changes how the bike handles alot. But it you must lower it with the lowering links, try to get the forks pulled up a little bit as well, lower the whole bike evenly. Just my two cents. But we did it that way on my ex's Honda, at the handling changed yes, but the bike handled a little more like stock because it was level. Got any questions on how to do it, PM me!

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Well said.. Think of a bike as a triangle or a tee-pee, have you ever seen a lopsided tee-pee... Basically the lower the top of the triangle the worse the bike will handle and if it is not lowered evenly, well your one lop sided to put it bluntly...

Plus if you ever ride 2 up you can expect to scrape your belly pan.
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Old 08-15-2007, 10:04 PM   #26
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inseam. from the bottom of the pants to the bottom of the crotch..like 34X29 pants..29inch inseam is the length...wow

yea no wow, INSEAM..... It explains itself, the inner seam of your pants. I can't beleive someone asked.:eh:
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Old 08-15-2007, 10:05 PM   #27
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well thread should have been locked a few post ago

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Old 08-15-2007, 10:22 PM   #28
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Depends on the bike and how you're plannig to ride it.
Obviously the bike will perform best set at the stock height, but in reality for some people it's just no liveable.
In that case I recommend lowering the front and rear EVENLY, and typically no more than 1-1/2".
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Old 08-15-2007, 11:00 PM   #29
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Old 08-15-2007, 11:32 PM   #30
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Level lowered mine!

I lowered my Busa 2" front & rear...had to! I'll sacrifice the small handling change for better sure footing & safer all around comfort zone! (I'm no professional track racer) I'm a simple street rider!
By the way, I put an adjustable aluminum kickstand made by Billet to suffice the drop in height! It even had BUSA engraved on it already!
I do want to get my suspension set up for me still though!
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