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Hi all, Tully from Oz. I have a 2013 650 but I'm 6'5" tall. I'm thinking of lowering pegs, bar risers and adding 2" of foam to my seat....as im cramped. Any thoughts on these ideas or anything else that can help ?
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Hi all, Tully from Oz. I have a 2013 650 but I'm 6'5" tall. I'm thinking of lowering pegs, bar risers and adding 2" of foam to my seat....as im cramped. Any thoughts on these ideas or anything else that can help ?
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I'm 'only' 5'8" NOW (I used to be 5'11" 'way-back-when') but the footpeg lowering blocks are a VG improvement for riding comfort. I ride standing quite a lot, and added 2" ROX Risers to both my V650s, but I'm wondering IF 3.5" Risers would have been better. Can't say IF you'd have a 'cable' issue at 3.5", but definitely NOT an issue at 2".



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I lowered the pegs added bar risers and put MotoWerks Highway peg mounts with Rivcco pegs on both my V-650 and V-1000. I also had a flat seat made for both so i could ride farther back....

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I ride standing quite a lot, and added 2" ROX Risers to both my V650s, but I'm wondering IF 3.5" Risers would have been better. Can't say IF you'd have a 'cable' issue at 3.5", but definitely NOT an issue at 2".
I have 3.5 inch Rox risers on my Gen3 V650. Move the clutch cable to the rear of the steering stem and everything will be fine.




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