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My question is, The speedy is at the edge of my tippy toe ability,( 5'6 & 30 inseam) The Tiger is past it. I've been riding for 15 years and it seems everything but cruisers are too tall, I've learned to accommodate. Has anyone lowered a newer Tiger? If so, Howdja do it? Hows it working for you? I'm not looking to rail corners with this bike, Got a Supermoto for that. Just looking to do more distance riding and in town commuting comfortably.

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I've lowered my 1050 tiger to make it more manageable in traffic at slow speeds without compromising high speed handling, i designed a new rear linkage for the rear suspension that simply replaces the existing plates which drops the bike 30mm down measured vertically at the rear axle, I then brought the front forks up through the triple clamps and bars 10mm higher than standard, the end result is a transformed motorcycle that's quite user friendly, if i can help try me on andrewsmith01@optusnet.com.au

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I've just lowered the front part and that helps, also it seems my beast is easier to handle in corners. i've not lowered the 'backside'. it makes using the 'vertical jiffy' (sorry just can remember the english verb - i'm dutch) that much harder. so to summerize: great idea works for me

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