Ok, so I should lower my bike to better fit my 5'7" self. Particularly since I'm just learning to ride, and my off roading will be pretty tame to start.
The owner included a set of multi-position lowering links for the rear, so this won't even cost money.
That brings me to my first question
- the prior owner said he set the suspension "to the softest setting", which made it easier to reach the ground. I looked, the stock shock doesn't look adjustable, at least in height. Is the bolt on the side to adjust compression on the shock? I have an adjustable suspension in a car I autocross, I'm guessing this is similar? Does anyone adjust this, if it is adjustable?
Since I can at least reach the ground, I was thinking of just 1" front, 1" rear. Or, for on-road riding, should I stiffen the shock (if adjustable) and maybe set the back link to the 2" setting? There's also a 3" setting on here, believe it or not.
To lower the front, I understand I can move the fork up in the triple tree. It looks like I've got at least an inch clearance above it, it's flush to the tree right now.
Is there a guide on here on doing that? Seems simple conceptually, but I'd rather read up first.
I'll search on that part when I can get to something other than my phone - I did browse some guides Tom put up, and I was blown away at the knowledge in there. Amazing work.
Anyone here done this? Thanks in advance!
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