How tall are you?

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  • xrmarty

Posted August 09, 2006 - 09:31 PM


Is THIS big? That's a KTM 300 being squished.
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:thumbsup: that reminds me of my brother. He's 6'5" and makes every bike look small

  • skyriver

Posted August 09, 2006 - 10:09 PM


6'4" and here's a pic making the 650 look small, if that's possible.....

  • hypersthenos

Posted August 09, 2006 - 10:58 PM



  • kelleyseiler

Posted August 10, 2006 - 02:33 AM


I am 5'8"

  • motomonte

Posted August 10, 2006 - 02:34 AM



  • jamestoo

Posted August 10, 2006 - 02:54 AM


6'4" 280lbs

  • ghoti

Posted August 10, 2006 - 04:41 AM



  • pigryder

Posted August 10, 2006 - 05:07 AM


5'10" And No Worries


Posted August 10, 2006 - 06:03 AM


Is THIS big? That's a KTM 300 being squished.
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looks like your riding an 80 :thumbsup:

  • HappyCurmudgeon

Posted August 10, 2006 - 06:13 AM



bike was fine for me stock, got my toes and the ball of my foot on the ground no problem. I installed a lowering link but did that for the g/f who wants to learn to ride it.

I like 'em tall.

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  • InternalCombustion

Posted August 10, 2006 - 06:52 AM



Interesting: if you look at the factory specs for the R and the L, the L's seat height is actually two-tenths of an inch higher.

  • HappyCurmudgeon

Posted August 10, 2006 - 06:55 AM


2/10 of an inch higher, with 1/2 or better shorter knobs. weird.

  • radvocaat

Posted August 10, 2006 - 07:15 AM


6'4"-225 lbs no gear

Thinking of a slight seat raise, maybe some memory foam on top, a inch or inch and a half! I've done the suspension, still sits the same as stock, but sure handles WAY better!

Bike looks small under me, have a buddy riding the same bike (a L as well) and he's 5'9" and struggles in the tight stuff, guess thats why he's got his yz. It's funny to see him do his rolling mounts!!

  • sl33py

Posted August 10, 2006 - 09:48 AM


at 6'8" - 255lbs and 36" inseam - even with the 1" taller foam i can stand over the bike at stops flat footed. better, but still a tad bit small. I need to adjust the preload or something.

oh well - whatcha going to do? it's the best bike for us long legged bigger guys...


  • jwriott

Posted August 10, 2006 - 10:12 AM


5'7" on a good day. :thumbsup:


Posted August 10, 2006 - 10:16 AM


6'7. flat footed with knees bent when sitting at a stoplight. I have the pastrana FMX bars but still need the get the submount for my Scotts stabilizer and that will raise the bars 1 1/2 inches. A tall seat and those 2 inch risers that are out there and I'll almost be comfortable when riding. :thumbsup:

  • Troy_Bell

Posted August 10, 2006 - 11:19 AM


WOW! most of you guys are good size fellas. I'm 5' 7" at 160lbs. I usually only put one foot down when stopped, because I could just barely tip-toe it. I had mine for 4 years and put over 9300 miles of mostly dirt riding on it. I never felt that it was an overly big bike except when I would dump it. Having longer legs would definitely help when you get off-balance. Wish I still had it, but it got stolen, so I replaced it with a XR400. It fits me better anyway.

  • trailsurfer

Posted August 10, 2006 - 11:43 AM


I'm 6'6", have the BRP sub-mount with KX high bars.

I might give the Pastrana FMX bars a try, although they are a little narrower than regular bars. Hey BIGGITY, how do you like them?

I have a seat by Renazco Racing, awesome, way taller than stock. I need to post a pic so you tall guys can check it out.

  • Agent J

Posted August 10, 2006 - 11:46 AM


Buy that bike & you won't live to see 16. I'm 6'1 & 200lbs. sometimes I can't keep my tweeked 600 under control.

  • HondaXR650L

Posted August 10, 2006 - 01:12 PM


6'2" Tall :thumbsup:

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