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post #1 of 16 Old 05-15-2018, 10:21 PM Thread Starter
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Was it lowered? (Pictures)

I was curious to know if this bike was lowered from the previous owner. Can anyone tell based off the pictures? It feels lowered to me

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Yes.. a few inches

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Hard to tell from the pics since they wouldn't show where a G2 would be lowered. You don't lower the rear from the top of the shock. The dogbones are on the bottom and that would be more useful in seeing how it was lowered. Seat height would be something to check. Without strapping the front end down, you'd have to cut the internal springs. Based on the measurements on the front, it's lower than it should be for sure. And it looks like all the suspension settings on both are way outta wack to account for it.
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Hard to tell from the pics since they wouldn't show where a G2 would be lowered. You don't lower the rear from the top of the shock. The dogbones are on the bottom and that would be more useful in seeing how it was lowered. Seat height would be something to check. Without strapping the front end down, you'd have to cut the internal springs. Based on the measurements on the front, it's lower than it should be for sure. And it looks like all the suspension settings on both are way outta wack to account for it.
Or.. you can see the forks sticking out of the triple in the one pic.. looks like a 2" or so drop
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Or.. you can see the forks sticking out of the triple in the one pic.. looks like a 2" or so drop
Hmmm. You mean in this pic? It looks to me like the forks are flush with the triple and the preload adjuster is loosened quite a bit. But I don't see the forks actually sticking out. Am I missing something?

Are you seeing the space between the clip-on clamp and the top triple clamp? That's pretty normal. I would expect to see the gold fork tubes well above the top triple clamp and a standard measurement on the lower fork tube slider if that was the case.

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Hmmm. You mean in this pic? It looks to me like the forks are flush with the triple and the preload adjuster is loosened quite a bit. But I don't see the forks actually sticking out. Am I missing something?

Are you seeing the space between the clip-on clamp and the top triple clamp? That's pretty normal. I would expect to see the gold fork tubes well above the top triple clamp and a standard measurement on the lower fork tube slider if that was the case.

Ohh.. yeah, you are correct. I just glanced at the thumbnail
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Does anybody know roughly what a shop would charge to raise it and adjust it for my weight and height? I'm like 250 and 6' tall. It's still cool to ride but I wonder what I'm missing out on by it not being adjusted

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Ohh.. yeah, you are correct. I just glanced at the thumbnail



Ok, good. I thought I was losing my mind there for a few minutes.
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Hard to tell from the pics since they wouldn't show where a G2 would be lowered. You don't lower the rear from the top of the shock. The dogbones are on the bottom and that would be more useful in seeing how it was lowered. Seat height would be something to check. Without strapping the front end down, you'd have to cut the internal springs. Based on the measurements on the front, it's lower than it should be for sure. And it looks like all the suspension settings on both are way outta wack to account for it.
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