rearset adjustment preference?

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Sat Feb 16 13:54:46 PST 2008


I am less than an inch up and back as far as I can go, the pivot on the  
MC rod is almost touching the high mount M4


On Feb 16, 2008, at 1:47 PM, Randy Grein wrote:

> A lot of that depends on leg length, but for most of us further back  
> really helps with comfort. Making my own it's a pain to change  
> dimensions but I've done so several times, each time going further  
> back.  Makes it a lot easier to get up off the seat without pulling on  
> the bars. I'm probably a bit over an inch up and over 2.5" back.
>
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>
> On Feb 16, 2008, at 12:40 PM, Erik Weber 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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