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Raising the rear of the bike??

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I want to raise the rear of the bike a little to help with turn-in. I found one link to a guy who did it but the instructions were vague at best. Anybody have a link to good pics and instructions on how to do this on a 2000+?



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Have you dropped the front any yet? Probably ought to do that first and then raise the rear. On the '95-'97 the rear ride height is adjusted by loosening the top nut on the rear shock and then backing it off and moving the nut on the other side of the mount up.
I asked the same question and this is the answer:

from : http://www.bcsportbikes.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4984&highlight=ride+and+height

"If you look at the top mount for the rear shock you should find that it's a U with a large threaded bolt stem and two lock nuts on either side of the frame boss that it fits into.

Loosen the top locking nut and then dial up the lower nut to lift the back end. Don't get too carried away. Remember that there's a big mechanical advantage at work through your linkage so a little goes a long way. I'm running about 7 mm of space between the lower nut and the base of the U.

I'm not absolutley sure but that probably made about a 1 inch difference in the ride height. At that setting the bike is still super stable but the steering is noticably lighter than the full low position it came with."

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