Does this GS look lowered?

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by Ko Jerry, Mar 30, 2020.

  1. Ko Jerry

    Ko Jerry n00b

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    Hi, I know it might be difficult to tell from just a couple of pictures but I thought it'd be worth a try... Does this bike look like it has the factory lowered suspension? I'm 6ft2 so I hope not.

    I purchased this bike at an auction in Japan. It should arrive in a few weeks.

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  2. Rudolph F700GS

    Rudolph F700GS Been here awhile

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    That doesn’t look like a low seat to me so I’d be surprised if the suspension is lowered.
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  3. yaycep

    yaycep Been here awhile

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    It looks standard height. If you have the VIN nearby, there are a few web sites out there to decode the configuration.
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  4. cgguy09

    cgguy09 Scientiæ Cedit Mare

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    agreed.
    If it’s factory lowered, it may be difficult to tell.

    I can say it doesn’t appear to be aftermarket lowered... the tell-tails would be “upright” position on the side stand and a different color spring on the mono shock.
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  5. shuswap1

    shuswap1 Long timer

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    Looks standard height to me.
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  6. Ko Jerry

    Ko Jerry n00b

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    Well that is a relief. Thank you for all your replies. I have plenty of work to do with my 2 stroke already so really want the new bike to be ready to ride.
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  7. windypoint

    windypoint Been here awhile

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    I am curious about the cost of doing this. Is it really a cost savings?
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  8. rcb78

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    I didn't think the lowered bikes came with a centerstand, and I see one in the picture.
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  9. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 300 Ft.

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    That's what I was looking for.
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  10. shuswap1

    shuswap1 Long timer

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    There are non-factory lowered bikes, ya know? But this appears to be stock height, to me anyway.
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  11. SnoDrtRider

    SnoDrtRider I've been lost here before...

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    Looks stock to me...
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  12. Eurolanc

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    looks normal
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  13. sieg

    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day. Supporter

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    From the way the distance is from the fork guards to the upper tubes it appears to be standard height.
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  14. mustardfj40

    mustardfj40 Been here awhile

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    I have a factory lower model so I can tell the differences right away, yours is a standard model
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