unicycle52 Posted January 6, 2015 Share Posted January 6, 2015 I'm a vertically challenged rider, 29 inch inseam weighing in at 135 pounds. I have ridden a combined total of over 100K miles on the two FJR's I've owned without issue. (I modified the seat to help with the height.) If I downsize to the FJ-09 I could would be riding a machine 200 pounds lighter than the FJR. Very appealing! I sat on the new FJ-09 in the showroom the other day hoping that the narrow seat might make the seat height acceptable for my short inseam. (Yes the seat was in the low position). DAMN I was on my tip toes. The accessory "low seat" only lowers the bike 3/4" and that will definitely not be enough to give me solid footing. The only options I can see are lowering the fork tubes in the triple tree and dropping the rear with suspension links. Has anyone tried this on the FJ-09 (or any other bike for that matter.) I'm concerned about compromising the handling of the bike. I'm not too concerned about ground clearance in corners because I am so light weight that I don't think it will be an issue. Any thoughts?? (Screwing 2x4 foot shaped boot soles onto my boots is another option but I'm concerned about foot traction in sandy parking lots Share your thoughts Unicycle 52 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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