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Old 05-12-2015, 12:02 AM   #1
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Laugh Seat Height Help

Hey all, I've been having a bit of trouble finding a bike for me. I've been looking for a dr650. But I am short haha. 5'2" with 30" inseam. Is this a good dual sport for my height? If not, I would like to hear from more experienced riders.
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Old 05-12-2015, 12:32 AM   #2
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DR's are very easy to lower, but failing that have a look at a G650GS. If that isn't low enough, you are in trouble.
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Old 05-12-2015, 03:31 AM   #3
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And, since you posted here in "Beasts", the Honda CB500X is about the same seat height as the G650GS, and the weight is about the same as well.

Several thousand dollars cheaper too.

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Old 05-12-2015, 08:54 AM   #4
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Both very nice bikes, but too street oriented for what I'm looking for. The cb500x is a nice bike, but after reading a few (too many) reviews about it, it is a taller (1inch) sport bike. The g650gs is out of my price range just for being a BMW. Nonetheless, still beautiful bikes. Sounds like excuses, but I don't wanna regret spending $$$ on a bike that I just don't enjoy riding, or feel comfortable on, ya know?
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:57 PM   #5
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The DR is about all you got then, unless you go for an XT250.
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Old 05-12-2015, 05:44 PM   #6
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I have a 30 inch inseam and I just bought an r1200gs adventure and ride it fine with a low seat. So unless you're not telling the truth, you can ride anything. You can also buy the Daytona M star boots which have inserts to make you a bit taller
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