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Old 10-13-2008, 01:06 PM   #21
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if u say u wanna do track...then suck it up, and dont lower it

i tippy toe on mine, but thats the height the engineers put it when they made it, and i trust them...

but thats just my .02

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I didnt; I kept it in place. W the right set up there is plenty of clearance. Crouching it also prevents alot of the wheelying too... But, if you do come down(more like a drop lol) hard, it will pop out the rear plastic rivots from hitting the fender.

The pics make it look low... here's one unsprung...
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nice busa and thanks for the input
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They put a clear screen on it also. Did you change that?
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if u say u wanna do track...then suck it up, and dont lower it

i tippy toe on mine, but thats the height the engineers put it when they made it, and i trust them...

but thats just my .02

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If you trust em you trust em. I just had to make the point. I just know I was against the lowering till I rode a lowered bike. I'm not short and dont need a lowered bike, but it is kinda nice. I have had a peg touch the ground a time or two. For those that cant get a good foot on the ground I think it would help. Do you really think the engineers planed on tippy toes? I'm just thinkin not.
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Old 10-13-2008, 07:48 PM   #30
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man those gxr1k are pretty low already
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1" isnt bad; as you come into a corner its the progressional line of the bike you need to worry about... the pegs are usually first, then the muffler. On the street, its not gonna be too much of an issue.

Nice thing about dropping the front, unless its a busa you can usually drop the bike for no charge. Just dont go over an inch for safety.
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I just got off of the phone with Captain. I told him how it is done. We are gonna try to meet up Thurs. I told him he can get on my bike to see what he thinks. I did advise him that mine might be lower than he likes. He can still get the idea. Someone 50#s heavier than myself will put my plastic dangerously close to the pavement. My wife was asking who I was talking to and reminded me the last guy that got on my bike junked it. Im cool with it though. I will still let the same friend ride it. Im pretty sure the road rash taught him a lesson. The last time he rode it I had a hard time getting him up to the speed limit.
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P.S. I did advise the 1" drop.
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lowered bikes handle like p**p
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If you like to ride on one tire they sure do.
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thanks for the advice and I will like to try bluewave18 bikes to see how it feels I won't speed ...
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Thats a safe bet.
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dont lower it! bag it
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Bag it what does that mean.....
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air suspension.

unfortunately on a sportbike that means the chain gets tighter as you go down
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