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Old 12-11-2012, 02:36 PM   #7336
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Does anyone have some pics without luggage? I'd like to see what some do with this bike closer to offroad use.
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:37 PM   #7337
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Old 12-11-2012, 03:05 PM   #7338
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My daily transpo- Who would have thunk, Joe???



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Old 12-11-2012, 03:52 PM   #7339
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My daily transpo- Who would have thunk, Joe???
Wow Pablo. Didn't know you had got a Strom. Looks like a 650? Needs knobbies.
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Old 12-11-2012, 03:58 PM   #7340
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Bike Fit? thanks

I am 6ft- 2in tall. Would I have a problem riding a DL 650? I would like to be able to stand-up if needed? Can you add risers without new control cables? Any tall rider input would be nice.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:07 PM   #7341
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I am 6ft- 2in tall. Would I have a problem riding a DL 650? I would like to be able to stand-up if needed? Can you add risers without new control cables? Any tall rider input would be nice.
The Strom is very roomy, and about an inch and a half riser can be installed without new cables. I am not tall, myself, but many tall riders have praised the ergos of the Strom.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:12 PM   #7342
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6'3", 34in inseam over here on a DL650. 3/4 inch bar risers and 1 inch peg lowering kit complete with tall factory seat and very happy.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:19 PM   #7343
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You can also take and raise the Strom to help accommodate your tall stature. I personally raised it so it had more clearance when loaded down with passenger and luggage. When riding solo it makes the bike cut in quicker too.

http://shop.enduroguardian.com/Lift-...STROM-LIFT.htm
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:21 PM   #7344
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Wow Pablo. Didn't know you had got a Strom. Looks like a 650? Needs knobbies.


Hey Joe,

You set the trend.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:46 PM   #7345
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I'm 6'1, have pegs that are 1" lower and getting at least a 1 inch rise on soon. Great ergos for riding but standing up you're gonna want a wider platform (size 13 adv boots are like canoes) and some height on the bars or you'll be precariously bending over. I tried 2" Rox Risers and didn't have enough line slack to make it work.
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:08 PM   #7346
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Thanks

I have always had a fit problem with stand up riding. Its good to hear you replys. Good too know that a fix is possible. Also......nice thread you guys have going.
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:26 PM   #7347
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I am 6ft- 2in tall. Would I have a problem riding a DL 650? I would like to be able to stand-up if needed? Can you add risers without new control cables? Any tall rider input would be nice.
I'm almost 6'-2" and standing up is no problem. The only discomfort I get is from the seat after about 4 hrs. I have an airhawk on the way that will fix that.

It's a heavy bike so it favors the taller rider. You won't have any complaints.
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:40 PM   #7348
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I'm almost 6'-2" and standing up is no problem. The only discomfort I get is from the seat after about 4 hrs. I have an airhawk on the way that will fix that.

It's a heavy bike so it favors the taller rider. You won't have any complaints.
My airhawk changed my life!!! You're gonna love it man. I have that and a sheepskin over it.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:50 PM   #7349
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My airhawk changed my life!!! You're gonna love it man. I have that and a sheepskin over it.
So I'm told. I hope it's better than the "abacus" pad I bought.
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:42 AM   #7350
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