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Old 02-04-2010, 07:50 PM
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Hi, I am new to this site from England. Considering changing my GSXR 600 in for a new KLX250s. Mainly due to weight of the bike and riding position not to my liking. I am male, but only 5ft 4 1/2, I sat on a 2009 KLX 250s last week and found it too tall for me. So, considering buying a 2010 and getting 40mm lowering link fitted. We have fI internationl in this country, the same as Kouba links.

I have searched all over the internet and this forum for pictures for pictures of lowered KLX250s 2008/2009/2010 models. And cannot find any pictures of a KLX250s lowered.

If you have a picture of a lowered 2008/2009/2010 please post a picture up with the 40mm lowering kit or point me in the right direction of one please.

Thankyou for any help / information.
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Old 02-04-2010, 08:04 PM
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Hey, welcome to the forums, someone on here should be on soon to assist you.
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Just 'tard it out with 17" wheels and it'll be low enough for ya.
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Doh!!

Firstly welcome.
What I wouldn't do for that extra 1/2 an inch.

There are 2 ways to lower a bike.

Cheap and expensive.

Cheap, lowering links, raise the forks in the triples and maybe shave the seat.

Expensive, (around $Aus1000)
http://kawasakiforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22655

I have since put in heavier front springs in as well.

Pic of it after,

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Thats excellent - thankyou
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Old 02-06-2010, 02:08 AM
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Default going to drop 1 inch also

my dealer had 1" lowering links for only $50, took them with the bike, also getting 1" risers so i can drop the forks in the trees, i am 5-8 and can touch down but want a little extra
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Neilaction and myself have something in cammon, no legs.
I sat on my bike in the dealers showroom with the mechanic and the dealer holding the bike, I had 2 1/2" of air below my pointed toe and the floor, I can now get two toes on the ground after lowering.
The idea of the 1" risers for the bars sound good, must try it.
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there are longer risers also that just fit between the bars 2" or a little more, only $20 for some plain types, during my learning process aka reading many informative posts, i seen where the trees were dropped 2", my 09 has a slight taper in the fork tubes maybe 1" below present stock location, this member said he shimmed the tubes to get a tight clamp, i would think too much rake toward the front could effect handling
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wow, i just bought a gsx750 and love the power. if your changing i hope you dont do alot of highway riding, alot more vibration. just keep in mind if your going to swap your going from a road bike ment for the road and a dirt bike with road tires meant for the dirt.
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