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I'd like to get the new Road Glide CVO, but having managed to track one down in a dealer to try it for size I feel it's a fraction high for me. I can get both feet down but balls of my feet only, and I'd prefer if I could flat foot both sides. Anyone know if I'd be able to get it lowered, and if so is it going to have an adverse affect on the ride?
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Any lowering you do well affect your ride. .. the lower you go the more it affects the ride. Lowering it just a little bit isn't bad. ..there are plenty of people that ride lowered bikes with no problem. That being said if the balls of your feet touch. IMO (and my opinion only) that would allow for plenty of controls. At 5'5" all I have is tippy toes and I handle it just fine. ..I guess it's all in what you get use to. .. I wouldn't want to sacrifice the ride
 

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They have lowering kits for every bike. I lowered my rocker an inch and one half in the rear with new progressive springs and shocks. Works great and reasonable. Easy to install. I changed out my front springs with a progressive kit for ninety bucks which made a huge positive difference in the ride and handling. My suggestion...change the fronts also, I was shocked how much better it was. The rears cost about $385.
Fronts were easy to change also.
Ride in rear was statutory better also.
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You may want to research the Ultra Limited Low to see what differences in that model might be able to be used to give the RGU a lower seat height without sacrificing ride quality. It might be as simple as a seat change for you.

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Hi
I'd like to get the new Road Glide CVO, but having managed to track one down in a dealer to try it for size I feel it's a fraction high for me. I can get both feet down but balls of my feet only, and I'd prefer if I could flat foot both sides. Anyone know if I'd be able to get it lowered, and if so is it going to have an adverse affect on the ride?
TIA
Instead of trying to lower the whole bike..........just lower your seat .
Several seats will be lower for you, or you can have the stock seat reworked to lower it . Easy to get the seat two inches lower . :)
 
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