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hey hows it going im new too the fourms but anyways im looking into the new 2008 YZF-R6 C.E now i was just wondering im 5,5 would i fit the bike ok? or am i too short lol?


thanks for ur help.
 

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I'm pretty sure you wouldn't be able to touch at all unless the 08s are incredibly lower then the 07. I have a friend who is 5`5 and the 07 owns him, he had an 04 which was a lot better but he just got a 06 gixxer because they are a lot lower. The C.E is a sexy fuggin bike though! :D

PM eddy's r6, he owns the 2008 Canadian Edition. He would be able to tell you for sure. :D
 

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thx alot for your help and yeah the C.E is soo crazy man lol hope i willl fit
You don't have to be able to touch to ride it, just is a lot more comfortable. You can also lower it but I've heard bad things about doing that. Even if you don't fit it, you could definitely adjust to it, maybe shave an inch or 2 from the seat also. GL.
 

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Keep in mind that you can lower the bike. You can shave the seat down. But stock ride height your screwed. That's why lepricons ride GSXR's....lol
 

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Tpayne was telling me he heard bad things alot lowering bikes =/ but then i can also shave the seats like u where saying
 

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um but whats so bad about lowering it?
I've never lowered a bike, just been warned that it will affect handling/turning/etc a lot and its recommended not to. But thats just word on the street, I've got no story to back it up.

You can search the forum and prob find more info on that.
 

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Yes it will affect the handling.... Are you racing? If not don't worry about it. It's not like your going to be racing on the nearest express ramp.
 

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dude im 5'7 and after they did the suspension on my bike for the track and i put my racing leathers on im about ready to fall over but you will get used to it like i did yesterday just put a foot on the back brake and leave the left foot planted you will be fine
 

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Put your right foot down so that you can slam to first and boogie if you need to...I stop and switch into neutral so I need my left food handy in case the retard behind me has braking issues. MSF teaches not to switch to neutral but its laziness if you do you don't want to be caught with your right foot on the brake. Good luck with the six!!! Go Yamaha!!
 

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go to a local dealer and sit on one and see how it feels. I'm 5'6 and the seat height seems alright to me.
 
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