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The FAQ provides detail on making a simple "special fork tool" though not as simple as the broom handle we used which worked fine for us. The fork job is not nearly as bad as it sounds and helps so much. Best of luck.

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Dear Buniyp01

I did lower the rear suspension and added the shorter side stand is there
some kit you can buy as well.?

Freedom rider
Freedom rider,

Was it difficult to lower the rear / front shock - something the dealer should do? What was the cost of the lower side stand, or did you cut the original.

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Just remember that changing the fork height will alter the way the bike turns as the steering angle has changed.
The rear should be able to be lowered by changing the link on the suspension.
Changing the preload on the suspension to lower the seat height is NOT the right way to go.
Ifyou are not sure on how to go about the above I suggest that you enlist the help of profesional, otherwise you might end up with a dog of of a handling bike.

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