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Old 09-27-2014, 10:38 PM   #1
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Touratech (Hyperpro) 35mm lowering fork & shock kit

Part #048-5835 http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3...GS-ADV-2013-on

Anybody try it? Any feed back? Tell me everything you knowaboudit!

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Old 09-28-2014, 05:30 AM   #2
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This is actually made by Hyperpro and comes in various lowering heights. I have the 50mm kit and it is great !

Just a couple of things u should consider before committing to it.

1. The bike's gonna be more upright when u put it on the side stand - might need to watch where u park ie. if the ground is inclined more to the left

2. It might be more difficult to lift the bike onto the centre stand if the ground is inclined towards the rear of the bike

3. Depending on your weight, the rear shock may bottom out on big bumps or potholes. I'm about 70kg geared up and so far so good

My 2 cents ... ;-)
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Old 09-28-2014, 12:36 PM   #3
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This is actually made by Hyperpro and comes in various lowering heights. I have the 50mm kit and it is great !

Just a couple of things u should consider before committing to it.

1. The bike's gonna be more upright when u put it on the side stand - might need to watch where u park ie. if the ground is inclined more to the left

2. It might be more difficult to lift the bike onto the centre stand if the ground is inclined towards the rear of the bike

3. Depending on your weight, the rear shock may bottom out on big bumps or potholes. I'm about 70kg geared up and so far so good

My 2 cents ... ;-)
Your right, 'Hyperpro.' I should have titled the thread that way.

I did think about the points you brought up. Thank you for the info. I'm thinking of going with the 35mm progressive lowering kit. Just a tad lower with the addition of the low seat for better footing and and suspension feel. The price is right.

I have been doing the one cheek sneek for years, so don't really care to hear any comments about that.

Thanks!

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Old 09-28-2014, 07:44 PM   #4
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Be a hero and get that 35mm kit, give it a whirl, and write a detailed review for us riders on the fence about making the jump please!
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Old 09-28-2014, 08:51 PM   #5
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Be a hero and get that 35mm kit, give it a whirl, and write a detailed review for us riders on the fence about making the jump please!
Are you on the fence about the 35mm kit also? 🐓
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Old 09-28-2014, 09:09 PM   #6
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Are you on the fence about the 35mm kit also? 🐓
I'm in the same predicament. The 50mm may be too low and compromise the awesomeness of the bike, but if you buy the 35mm and it isn't enough - *doh*

I do not want the low seat because it probably sucks as much as the stocker on long rides, and on long rides I do not need a low seat anyways. It's the traffic and red lights that get me.

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Old 09-28-2014, 10:25 PM   #7
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I'm in the same predicament. The 50mm may be too low and compromise the awesomeness of the bike, but if you buy the 35mm and it isn't enough - *doh*

I do not want the low seat because it probably sucks as much as the stocker on long rides, and on long rides I do not need a low seat anyways. It's the traffic and red lights that get me.

I concur. The 50mm may be too much of a compromise for me! I figure the 35mm kit is the best trade off, slightly lower than stock and better suspenders than stock. Win win!

I figure for longer trips just get an air hawk or something. For day to day use I'm good with the low seat. It feels great compared to my shaved Superduke seat and any dirt bike seat. ��

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Old 09-29-2014, 01:22 PM   #8
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I really like my Seat Concepts seat. Slightly lower than stock, but nicer position, and more comfort. I'm stayin with that!
I just want/need to be 35mm closer to the ground.
I sure would like to hear how this kit performs!!!!
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Old 09-29-2014, 05:38 PM   #9
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I really like my Seat Concepts seat. Slightly lower than stock, but nicer position, and more comfort. I'm stayin with that!
I just want/need to be 35mm closer to the ground.
I sure would like to hear how this kit performs!!!!
I've done some googling... There really isn't a whole lot of info out there about the 35mm kit in particular. 🐐
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:26 PM   #10
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My dealer installed the Hyperpro lowering kit on my Adventure and I couldn't be more pleased. Not only can I now get a foot down to the pavement the bike feels more planted underway off and on road especially in fast corners. The shock (spring) feels a lot firmer than the stock unit and I haven't bottomed it out yet but I also haven't really given it a beating yet. All in all it was a Mod that really made the bike far more rideable (for me) and added the huge safety factor of finally being able to get a whole foot down instead of just a couple of toes.
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:53 PM   #11
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My dealer installed the Hyperpro lowering kit on my Adventure and I couldn't be more pleased. Not only can I now get a foot down to the pavement the bike feels more planted underway off and on road especially in fast corners. The shock (spring) feels a lot firmer than the stock unit and I haven't bottomed it out yet but I also haven't really given it a beating yet. All in all it was a Mod that really made the bike far more rideable (for me) and added the huge safety factor of finally being able to get a whole foot down instead of just a couple of toes.
35mm or 50mm kit? 🐫
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...and your weight kind sir...inseam? 🐪
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I'd hate to do the 50 is the 35 is just enough.
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...and your weight kind sir...inseam? 🐪

Inseam = 29

Weight = A lot!
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