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Discussion in 'General VFR Discussions' started by derstuka, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. Dena

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    Sounds great Motokitty what height are you? Past bikes?
     
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    If you’re on the short side, you may want to shave the inner thigh and top a tad, also I installed
    Lustracing lowering triangles, roughly 1 inch, helped but you have to slide the fort tubes up in the triple clamps 10mm to set the geometry right.
    Don’t let anyone tell you it screws up handling, not true.
    Or when you park,put on side stand and move around that way.
    Better then dropping Iran’s possibly hurting yourself.
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    I'm 5'6" and with lower seat setting, I can flat foot on my bike. But where I park has a bit of incline /gap and I have to back in. I can't push the bike up the gap if the rear tire hits where the gap is high. I'm trying to find the exact point I can push the bike back in. I believe it will be kinda like muscle memory after a while since I have to do this everyday anyway.
     
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    Sounds like you just need to continue to get familiar and comfortable with the motorcycle. There is NO substitute for experience. :)
     
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    Head in and park in first gear, easier to back out


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    This is great information thank you. The new VFR is still in the garage at the moment, and he is going to set me up (and husband) on the bike with pre load and lowering it without lowering kits. He talked about three pints of adjustment on the bike to ensure good handling etc. I am waiting for the call - excruciating lol.
     
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    BUT shorting your side stand is required. Local shop
    15-20 clams


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    Seat height adjusted via preload on forks and rear shock. I will do the rest with seat shaving. I’m not a fan of lowering bikes at all, so no side stand adjustment needed
     
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