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Old 11-05-2012, 11:13 AM
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Default Monotube -1 or -2

I'm sure this subject has been covered but I'm too lazy to keep searching. I've got a 21 on the front and I'm about to change my uppers and lowers so I decided to do the monotubes at the same time. My question is can I go the full 2" and not hit my fender? I'm a pretty large guy(6'1" 290lbs), not sure if size of rider matters any. I also still have the crash bar and intend to keep it and I'm planning to do rear air ride later this winter if any of that matters.
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Old 11-05-2012, 02:51 PM
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Just do it.........

-2" monotubes up front and currently 12" Arnott out back. I have yet to bottom out, or even feel like I was going to/or close to it. Ride is firm, but not hard or harsh. Personally prefer a firmer ride. These days I seem to be doing a lot of 2up riding and still no issues.........but that's just my $.02

He's what it looks like

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Old 11-05-2012, 04:33 PM
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That's 21 with -2? For some reason I thought it was a 23.
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That's 21 with -2? For some reason I thought it was a 23.
Yes sir, that is -2" with a 21".......fender is a stretched BadDad, thicker and sits a little taller. Still haven't had an issue with fairing/fender contact
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Heres a little comparison for ya. Mine has a 21 wheel & 2 in drop. Frankies has an 18 wheel & 2 in drop. No issue with mine.

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Total side note here.......I never get tired of seeing that bike, looks great Tracy.......okay, back on track
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Total side note here.......I never get tired of seeing that bike, looks great Tracy.......okay, back on track
Right back atcha my friend. I'd love to get a pic of both of our bikes together.
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I have to agree with that, would look pretty damn sweet I'd imagine......hopefully SWIII we could work that out, I'm trying to make it down there this year
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Thanks for the info peeps. Definetly gonna go -2.

I also agree about your bikes. Would be a great pic!!
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I have a 21" with -2" monotubes, no issues and I love it.
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