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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 08:44 AM Thread Starter
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Looking for new bike

Looking for a bike after owning only Triumphs so far. The Versys looks just about right except for the seat height. Would be nice to get it down about 3 in. That plus a check on the tank range would answer most of my questions. I'll be checking the messages here for all this information.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-27-2012, 09:56 AM
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Dave, your questions could have been answered by doing a quick search, but nonetheless, The lowering links used for the Versys, I *think* start at about 2 inches.

Tank range for me in town is about 200 miles. After 1500 miles on the bike, I'm getting just about 50 mpg. It has a 5 gallon tank. Haven't had a chance to do a long trip so not sure on how that will do. Have read where some have said 60 to 65 mpg is attainable on trips.

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You get another 1/2 to 1" from a Kawa Gel seat, so combined you should be right.

They are a great bike

Although I have had Miss Jaffa (Burnt Orange 2007 Versys) for a while, I still have a lot to learn.

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