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any one tried lowering the front on a 929 or 954??? gonna try it out on the gixxer i've heard good things but don't know about the 929
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Re: lowering front

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any one tried lowering the front on a 929 or 954??? gonna try it out on the gixxer i've heard good things but don't know about the 929
I've lowered the front of my 929 8mm and it works for me. Makes the bike just that bit sharper.
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Re: lowering front

The front if my 954 is also lowered approximately 10mm (measured from the top the top edge of the triple clamp to the top of the fork tube/fork cap mating surface) I also have a 4mm spacer for the rear shock which I havnt got around to putting on at the moment, but had one on my previous 954 and it sure made a noticeable improvement to its cornerering ability!
p.s my bike also has 0.90kg/mm fork springs with front sag set at 28mm and rear 30mm (I weigh ~195lbs)

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The front if my 954 is also lowered approximately 10mm (measured from the top the top edge of the triple clamp to the top of the fork tube/fork cap mating surface) I also have a 4mm spacer for the rear shock which I havnt got around to putting on at the moment, but had one on my previous 954 and it sure made a noticeable improvement to its cornerering ability!
p.s my bike also has 0.90kg/mm fork springs with front sag set at 28mm and rear 30mm (I weigh ~195lbs)
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Re: lowering front

Are you looking for quicker turn-in or drag racing? Just wondering.
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Are you looking for quicker turn-in or drag racing? Just wondering.
I think he is looking for the 'pose factor'

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I think he is looking for the 'pose factor'
I like Bob.
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I like Bob.
He doesn't ride an RC
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He doesn't ride an RC
Nope, I don't. It dosen't make me a bad person. I like my XX on the street and my 929 on the track though

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He doesn't ride an RC
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Was the you cruising through bondi beach about 6pm this evening?

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I think he is looking for the 'pose factor'
lookin for quicker turn-in at the track
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lookin for quicker turn-in at the track
Try raising the forks in the triple clamps 5mm, see how you like it. Then you can raise the tail a few mm too. Make sure your suspension is 'set up' right BEFORE you move things around.

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Neither do I.
But you're still
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Try raising the forks in the triple clamps 5mm, see how you like it. Then you can raise the tail a few mm too. Make sure your suspension is 'set up' right BEFORE you move things around.
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