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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-13-2013, 11:18 PM Thread Starter
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2" Drop Shocks

I got some Progressive 412 shocks that are 2 inches shorter than stock from Deuce and I have a couple of questions now that I put them on.

First, I haven't done anything to lower the front. I have read all of the threads about how I could experience everything from a better ride to OMG WTF BBQ wobbles and instability. I went for a short ride and everything felt perfectly fine from slow speed up to 70mph. So I'm not too worried about that.

My question is, will I be okay without doing anything to the kickstand to shorten it? I definitely don't have a gangsta lean going on but the bike seems stable enough on the side stand.

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As long as there is some degree of lean onto the side stand, you should be fine. The bike is heavy enough so not to topple over under semi windy conditions. I think the only bike one has to worry about that happening to is the KLR650.
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I had to mod my kickstand.just heated it and bent it.also relocated my r&r as the swingarm hit it

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