rearset adjustment preference?

Erik Weber yoober at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 12:43:25 PST 2008


One issue I just thought of though. I think going up higher than 1
inch on the rider's right means you gotta adjust the rear master
cylinder somewhat (can't remember exactly but I remember space getting
crunched in there somewhere).

On 2/16/08, Erik Weber <yoober at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know my spring rates are correct. Sag is not far off if it's off,
> but to be honest I'm not 100% sure.
>
> The 1 inches up and back was hard on my knees at first. But I kept
> moving around until I found a sweet spot (also what a difference
> outside foot angle and position makes). But I was thinking, yeah,
> *back* a little more would maybe make things more comfortable.
>
> On 2/16/08, Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > I don't drag pegs with my setup.  the svs is .75 higher than the naked.
> >
> > Is your sag/spring rate correct?  I have run 1.5 up and back, just hard
> > on my knees. Actually it is the up that is hard, the back is easier.
> >
> >
> > On Feb 16, 2008, at 12:24 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
> >
> > > Are you asking which people would like better, holes or sliders? I've
> > > never tried the slider type so I couldn't say.
> > >
> > > 2.5 inches up and back from the stock *naked* position doesn't seem
> > > like that much to me, I'm a little surprised by what Ernie said. I
> > > think that's 1.5 inches up and back from stock "S" position, right? I
> > > would use every bit of that. I already use 1.0 inches up and back from
> > > stock "S" position, my rear ride height is up, what, 1.5 inches or so
> > > with the Penske and I still drag pegs before using all of the rear
> > > tire (it's pretty close though). So it seems one more half inch in
> > > either direction is not absurd. Hope I've got my numbers right.
> > >
> > > What also is important to me is choice of pegs. I like aftermarket
> > > pegs that are still mounted with the OEM spring returns. I like being
> > > able to drag the pegs just a tad without worrying about it.
> > >
> > > I don't think I'm a typical customer so you should solicit more
> > > opinions. :)
> > >
> > > Erik
> > >
> > >
> > > On 2/15/08, matthew patton <pattonme at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >> which do you folks prefer in a rearset?
> > >>
> > >> infinate adjustability from stock SV-N to a little over 2.5" back and
> > >> 2.5 up vs adjustable range from stock SV-N raised 15mm to 2.5" back
> > >> and
> > >> 2mm shy of 2" up?
> > >>
> > >> I just wondered which had more appeal.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
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