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Average R6 rider size

How tall and how much do you weigh? And you can also state what suspension set-up you have that fits you best.

I'm 6' 2" and weigh 175lbs, all stock set up right now..haven't gotten to mess with it yet.

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I'm 6'2" 235lbs using the stock set up. Been running it for over a year, but I highly doubt it is set up right, but I don't know how to set it up. On the bright side..... I am looking to get a complete Ohlins set up when I get off my deployment.

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Re: Average R6 rider size

I'm 5"8 at 130lbs
i took my bike to a "cresson track", and i had one of the instruction tuned my suspension to my weight and height for $40.

after i got it tuned, the ride home was amazing.

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5'8" 170+lbs stock suspension set up...tweeked the front forks abit..big thanks to my mechanic
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5'10'' 160

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Re: Average R6 rider size

6'2" 140

.90 springs in Ohlins 25mm cart kit
.95 spring in Ohlins shock

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5'10, 160-165lbs
Used to ride street/track/race with stock suspension, now upgraded to Elka piston kit, ohlins springs, custom race mods and Elka rear shock

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Re: Average R6 rider size

about the size of the big red bull can...the 20oz one.
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Re: Average R6 rider size

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6'2" 140

.90 springs in Ohlins 25mm cart kit
.95 spring in Ohlins shock
140? Damn that is skinny...

I'm 6'2 200lbs.

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Re: Average R6 rider size

One of the AMA DSB riders is 6'2' and 130-135#

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