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  • Offline TF2C   gb

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    Newbie
    on: June 11, 2022, 04:15:49 pm
    June 11, 2022, 04:15:49 pm
    Hello All

    Joined today. I’m looking to research the model more before I choose.

    I’m looking to buy a used SE Sport.

    I’ve seen one that is ‘factory lowered by 30mm’.
    Where on the forum is the best place or post my question(s)? I would like to see if it’s possible to put it back to standard height.

    Thanks
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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #1 on: June 11, 2022, 05:40:59 pm
    June 11, 2022, 05:40:59 pm
    It's possible but not practical as need to change rear shock, seat and forks. The bike is very tall in standard height trim. You can get some height and comfort back by just changing the seat to HP high.

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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #2 on: June 11, 2022, 06:06:09 pm
    June 11, 2022, 06:06:09 pm
    Thanks for your speedy reply Ryan

    I’m 5’ 10” with true inside leg of 33” (31” for trousers)

    I sat on one in the showroom and it felt OK

    Do you think I’d be OK for the standard setup?

    Thanks
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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #3 on: June 11, 2022, 09:05:14 pm
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    Plenty-long enough legs for the standard bike.

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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #4 on: June 11, 2022, 09:09:13 pm
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    Thank you 👍

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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #5 on: June 11, 2022, 10:11:22 pm
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    Same size as me and I ride a standard gen 1 all ok. 

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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #6 on: June 11, 2022, 11:18:19 pm
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    The low model with a std or high seat would feel no different when riding to the std height bike.

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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #7 on: June 12, 2022, 01:09:15 am
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    I'm 5'7" on a good day, downhill,  with the wind. 30 inch inseam.  I ride a 2018 standard height. I make it work.  But then again I've always been short  :008: so if I wanted to ride anything but a snoozer...I had to overcome.  Look up Jocelyn Snow. We should all be embarrassed.  :169:

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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #8 on: June 12, 2022, 10:40:02 am
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    I’d never heard of her, but just checked her out on YouTube. You are right; that’s impressive

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    Re: Newbie
    Reply #9 on: June 12, 2022, 10:44:25 am
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    *Originally Posted by RyanGTXR [+]
    The low model with a std or high seat would feel no different when riding to the std height bike.

    Surly you’d have more knee bend with a lower seat? It’s important to me as I’ve got dodgy knees and can’t bend them as much as I used to. Old age catching up with me 😞