Originally Posted by dentvet
Hey i might try the fork extender option. Are you going for a bigger wheel up front or did you just want ground clearance?
So far the spacers (sockets) under the cartridges are working great. I did have to do longer brake lines. I wouldn't take the idea more than a couple of inches though. Like many of these conversions, this one was slated to get a beefy dirt bike front end and a 19" wheel if for no other reason than to give more tire choices. My plans for this machine are at most 20% established dirt roads and 80% touring but it won't see any dirt work until after I fab the crash bars to protect the tank and side covers. The fact that Conti will soon be offering the TKC80 in a 120x70x17 front and 180x55x17 rear will help too. Time will tell whether the 17" wheel will be adequate for my purpose.