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Lowered DRZ400 in UK

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I am trying to choose a suitable bike for my New Zealand to UK trip next year, and a DRZ 400 fits the bill so far, and is on my quite possibly maybe list of potential bikes.

I've spoken to a few local Suzuki dealers and they've stopped selling the bike, so can't test ride it there. Is there anyone kind enough to let me have a quick ride to see if I like the bike? Or does anyone know any off road schools/hire places that have any??

I'm 5'5, my legs are not that short, but I reckon the standard set up would be far to high for me, but I've had a good snoop around the forum, and seen how others have lowered it.

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We went looking for a lowerd DRZ type bike for our RTW trip, which we aim to start in 2013.

My wife is 5'3" with short legs. In the end we are looking to get 2 CCM SR40, They use the DRZ engine and are on 820cm seat height.

They also look goregous but cost £££ and don't come up second hand very often. Also CCM are currently working on a milatry contract son new ones from CCM won't ba available until april.

Also look at yamaha WR 250 similar power to DRZ but feul injected
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Fern,
Where are you based ?

I can let you have a play on one of mine
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Hi

I'm in East Anglia but can travel, thanks for the offer, I will be in Hampshire in Jan/Feb so perhaps after Christmas some time?

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I'm in East Anglia but can travel, thanks for the offer, I will be in Hampshire in Jan/Feb so perhaps after Christmas some time?

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Hampshire / Surrey border is where I am so anytime you fancy a trundle, give me a shout.
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thanks BYT that is very kind of you to offer, will be in touch after christmas :-)
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