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Old 12-05-2012, 08:50 PM   #75
Phreaky Phil
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Originally Posted by Prutser View Post
Its with the right side up fork.

On one of your photo's I can see you put the fork through the triple clamp.
Do you know how much wheel travel there is between the front tire and the bottom triple clamp ?
If its the fork I think it is it should be able to make 290mm.

By putting the axle clamp higher on the bottom tube you could lower the front to match the rear height. WITHOUT shortening the travel of the fork.
Been thinking about this, i'm sure the BMW triple clamps are closer together than the DRZ ones, therefore with the axle point raised, you could slide the forks down in the clamps and maybe run a flat bottom clamp, not needing a gull wing type ? These are more redily available. I'm thinking about this for a long travel rear end.
I will have to wait until I get our DR home so I can measure. ( picking it up tomorrow )
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