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I had a request from a guy who is short in the leg (his description!) to try a lowered TTR.

I fitted a lowering link, wound the rear shock spring off just a tad, reversed the handlebar clamps to allow the front forks to be dropped up through by 21.3mm, and fitted a sculpted lowered seat. This achieved a new seat height of 812mm - just a couple of mm higher than the Serow smile

Next job is to fit a shorter stand as it stands about upright on the current standard one blankstare

Brian



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I think it may have been cheaper (and lots easier) to buy a pair of "built up" boots for the rider. biggrinbiggrin

Has ground clearance been severely compromised, thinking of one or two of the ravines called lanes in Devon? confuse

Martyn



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I'm a newbie, in the sense that I have:
- just bought a TTR250 (having carefully researched the optimum bike - with soft suspension - for an old fart like me with a bad back),
- just registered for this excellent forum,
- and haven't ridden off road since I was a teenager;
I bought the TTR to go green laning with my sons, who are 10 and 8, and have respectively PW80 and PW50 trail bikes. The first thing I found was that the bike was too tall for me. I have a 29 inch inside leg and could ride it, but only just, and was barely touching the ground with both feet on tip toes. I bought a Koulalink lowering kit, and hey presto, 2 inches has made a huge difference.
Good piece of kit.

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LMAOO I RODE MINE AROUND WITH A ROD WITH BOLTS THROUGH IT AS THE SHOCK IT WAS A HARD TAIL DIRTBIKE IT WAS CRAZY LOOKIN LIKE A APOCALYPTIC HARLEY LOLLLLL I HAD THE SHOCK THO U CAN GO LOWER THAN UR KNEECAP AND THE ROAD ISSSSSS BUMPY SON

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mines down to 830mm seat hight sitting under it's own weight..
at the standard hight I put it down a few times stoping on uneven ground
was just a bit to tall on anything but flattish ground...



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I dropped the TTR twice on our trip to the Flinders, both times I was stood still but could not touch the ground, I find the TTR not too bad, I'm 5'6"& can tipy toe with one foot !!! But the WRR is another story as I really struggle with that bike, ok when I'm moving just becomes a problem when I stop

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BUT I HAVE THE FENSER SAG AT 16 INCHES THIS BIKE IS GREAT FOR TALL RIDERS

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I WISH YOU DIDNT HAVE TO SAND THE KNUCKLE A LITTLE B4 YA LENGTHEN THE SHOCK AND I DONT HAVE A SHOCK LOOT DOES TOTALLY TTRS HAVE A UPGRADED SHOCK OR A STOCK WR SHOCK OR SOMETHIN BECAUSE I LOVE THE CUSTOMFAB OPTIONS OF THIS BIKE THE WR250 CAN ISA MUST I WANT BLACK AND I NEED EXAUST WRAP


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