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Old Nov 5th 2018, 07:03 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by tteitei View Post
I am 165cm which is around 5'5 and I have a monster (1100 evo) and a 1199. I'd recommend getting your standard seat cut down a couple cms and also getting the rear shock spring replaced with something suited to your weight, in my case I weigh around 68kg with all gear so got a 75nm spring instead of the standard 90nm spring. Get the front and rear preload set properly and you should find that the combined reduce saddle height with some suspension sag will make it more manageable. Also given your weight, you should adjust your compression and rebound settings. The standard settings for all modes are very harsh for light weight people. I ride on the track and even in race mode I have had to adjust the setting way low to settle the ride down and minimize tyre wear.
Thank you tteitei! I weigh 50kg, and you are probably raising a good point about stock suspension. I will look into all your suggestions as well as other folks as soon as I get the bike. Still waiting paperwork and shipping.
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