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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    Perfect, I'll get out there and take a look at it, thank you for the in depth explanations, It has been super helpful!
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    Thank you all for the help, as far as the geometry is concerned, do you mean for the bike to stay level? or do you mean the tail sections triangulation? Would it be possible for me to lower the front end through the forks and getting a shorter shock to level out the back, effectively bringing...
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    If everyone had your mentality then we would all ride stock Japanese bikes and nothing else, no cafe bikes, no choppers, no trackers. I have been very understanding, and I refuse to humor you with any aggressive comments, I may be 18 and naive but I also understand when I don't need to waste my...
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    I have a 2x4 under the wheel right now to get an idea of where I need the wheel to sit for chain clearance. Pic after lunch.
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    So, would it be possible for me to get a shorter shock, power the front end an inch and get a larger tire in the back?
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    '01 Honda CG125 cafe racer

    Those few changes that you made really spruced her up, looking good! What are your plans for the cockpit?
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    I really do thank you for what you have to say, you've given me a lot to think about, and in regards to your comment about me not knowing what to do; I'm on this forum to learn how, for people to help if i make mistakes, so yes I don't know exactly what I'm doing, but I'm trying. That's why I...
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    The shock stiffness has been something that my father and I have looked at, and are considering ordering something less stiff.
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    Sorry I was being headstrong gents, young blindness sometimes overshadows good advice. So I was thinking something like a chain tensioner used on chops, Ive seen it on a couple builds.
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    But in all honesty I do believe that I have the suspension figure out the way I want it, when it is all set up I will show you, how it works. I promise I am not trying to be curt, and you could be right, but that doesn't mean that I'm not going to try it my way first haha
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    I guess when it is running ill let you know, and you are welcome to come on down to salt lake to sit on her to tell me where the foot pegs need to go.
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    Yeah, haha I'll get you those measurements so you can tell me more haha, really I appreciate the help, the bike is for a close friend of mine who is 5' 2" and around 100 lbs
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    Honestly I couldn't tell you right now, I'll be off In an hour and get you something exact
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    Yeah, that's something I will look at, I'll get a picture of it sitting flat once I'm off work, the bike does sit down a couple inches lower off that 2x4 and center stand. thanks for the input!
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    Cb200 "Hephaestus"

    Im trying to keep price down, is that expensive?
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