ride height help


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  • jecole360

Posted November 17, 2010 - 05:52 PM

#1

My 02 YZ426 is a little on the tall side for me. When I sit on it I am on my toes. I am trying to get it set up to do some gncc races next summer and want to be confortable on it. Should I be able to touch the ground flat footed or is this how it should sit and if not what do I need to do to lower it? eg. should I lower just the back end or do I need to lower the forks also?

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  • YamaLink

Posted November 18, 2010 - 04:08 AM

#2

Set your sag. If you do not have enough sag your bike will be too tall in addition to not performing efficiently.

http://www.tootechra...ension_tips.htm

Sliding the fork tubes up in the triple clamps a few millimeters at a time will significantly change how your bike turns, the stability, the headshake, feel, etc. It is dependent on your final rear sag setting, too.





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