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Old 03-13-2013, 06:02 PM   #5283
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Originally Posted by jonnyc21 View Post
Should have added that I am 5' 9-1/2" with a 31" inseam, have the Ohlins rear shock (former owner put it on) and HyperPro Progressive springs in the front.
The problem is the Ohlins. Not that it isn't a great shock, but it actually increases the seat height from stock. One of the ADV'ers near me just bought a used X with an Ohlins and I had a chance to ride it. Holy smokes was it tall! I'm only 5'8", but managed just fine with the stock setup. But with that Ohlins I couldn't even get tip toes down. He actually just ordered a lowered Hyperpro.

So you sell it Royal Tiger and then buy a Hyperpro. Or, if you have a suspension shop nearby, maybe they can shorten it.
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