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Old 11-26-2010, 02:19 PM
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Default Looking for a bike shop in the atlanta area to lower bike

Hi, looking for a bike shop in the atlanta area where i can lower my '01 f4i. Any referrals? many thanks!
 
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Old 11-26-2010, 04:12 PM
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Check this out:https://cbrforum.com/forum/general-tech-stickies-106/dos-donts-lowering-your-bike-fit-you-24474/
Do it yourself and use the money you save to buy a boat or a house or something,lol.
Edit: The first post has a link that gives good info for anyone considering lowering their bike. The rest of the posts have nothing to do with lowering your ride. It's a running debate on what is the proper size for a beginner's bike. About the only info in all those pages that relate to your question is a reminder to cut your kickstand down to fit your newly lowered bike.
My first comment is only applicable if you go the lowering link/raising the fork tube method. If you actually have the suspension cut down you're looking at considerably more expense. Might be cheaper to have leg extensions grafted on.
I'm not from the ATL area so I'm afraid I can't refer you to any good shops,(or leg extension clinics, for that matter), sorry.
 

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Old 11-27-2010, 12:10 PM
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I lowered my f4i and it's really pretty simple man. All you really need is a stand for the front and if you have spools or a swingarm stand for the rear you should be okay. I had to use car jack stands since I didn't have a swingarm stand. I got the lowering brackets from zero gravity and they work fine. I can still barely touch though and am looking at shaving the sides of the seat down, that may help a little too.
 
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Old 11-27-2010, 07:24 PM
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Buy a smaller bike. That's my recommendation.
 
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Old 11-29-2010, 02:14 AM
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I can do it for you much cheaper!
 
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Old 11-29-2010, 12:58 PM
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Old 11-29-2010, 01:04 PM
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Try Marietta Motorsports and tell Huey that I sent you.
 
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Old 11-29-2010, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by PlayfulGod View Post
Try Marietta Motorsports and tell Huey that I sent you.
ya then they wont do it for sure
 
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Old 11-29-2010, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by __Z__ View Post
ya then they wont do it for sure
lol nah they prolly wouldn't know who I was unless the mentioned GSB or BSB too lol. I live about 1.5hr from ATL and hate driving down there. Sides I do all my own work lol
 
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