Originally Posted by Gantt
The bike can be lowered if it is a big deal.
I am 5'6 and I can't flat foot the 650 but I stand on the balls of my feet, still comfortable. You can lower it, but the problem is lowering the bike messes around with the dynamics of the bike. I don't know too much about this but if you're going to lower it, do some research before you actually do it.
As well, I am riding a 250 now and am ready to upgrade as soon as the money comes pouring in. I think that as long as you feel comfortable, you're ready.