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Old 11-29-2012, 12:37 PM   #1
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lowering the front

I have already lowered the rear 3" with a lowering link and I would also like to lower the front for the drag strip and to level the bike out. I am planning on pulling the forks through the triple clamp, but i'm not sure how much i should lower it. Should i lower it 3" in the front also or is there a specific ratio i should follow to try to keep the geometry of the bike as close to stock as possible? i'm not too worried about handling because i mostly just ride on the street and drag strip.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:47 PM   #2
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Re: lowering the front

You planning on using straps up front?
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:56 PM   #3
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Re: lowering the front

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You planning on using straps up front?
yes
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:08 PM   #4
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Re: lowering the front

I'd lower the front to match for aerodynamic purposes.
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