F650GS Lowered Version. No Centerstand?

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  1. Pedro Navaja

    Pedro Navaja Long timer

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    Hey guys. I did a seat test on an F650GS today. Bike feels good. I noticed there is no centerstand. What's up with that?

    Thanks,

    Mike
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  2. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    Center stand is a $170 option.

    Moved to Beasts.
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  3. Pedro Navaja

    Pedro Navaja Long timer

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    Thanks. Do you know if the option fits with the lower frame?
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  4. BMWHillbilly

    BMWHillbilly Been here awhile

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    No it won't. At least the BMW stand won't fit. Although you can get a SW Motech stand and modify it but cutting off a bit and resoldering the "feet".
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  5. llamapacker

    llamapacker Mr. Conservative

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    I installed the SW-Motech centerstand on my wife's F650GS twin and cut off about 1-1/2" to make it work. Would fit stock, but was very hard to lift up on the stock length.
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  6. Pedro Navaja

    Pedro Navaja Long timer

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    Okay, thanks guys.
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  7. R.J.

    R.J. split personality

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    I have the BMW center stand on my lowered 650 twin. It takes a little more effort to get it up on the stand, but otherwise, does the job just fine.
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