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alright i was wondering if anyone knew if i could lower a 500r to a comfortable height for me. please let me know.
 

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5'5" and you can't reach the floor?
at 5'5" you should be able to touch the floor on 500cc bikes, but there are solutions.

you can lower bikes, but they can sometimes lose their handling ability.
You could consider shaving some of the foam off the seat instead.

Have you tried sitting on other makes/models?
Suzuki GSRs are quite well known for lower heights and narrower seats, which would help.

how far off the ground are you when sat on the bike?
can you get your toes of both feet on the ground?

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you can get a set of lowering links, i have lowered bikes for my Ex-wife and daughter..since their weight is on the lighter side, the effects are not as pronounced on handling... and for a two in lower, i drop the forks about 7-10 mm never had a prob on eithe rthe cbr600 or the 250 ninja
 

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i sat one one today i don't need it lowered i just wasn't aware of the sizes just ignorant. i figured i would ask other people. to see if you all knew thanks for the replies. i will be getting it next week most likely.
 
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