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3932 Views 37 Replies 13 Participants Last post by  jbranson
I've been looking at the racing pics on this site and got to wondering "Why do all the bikes have rear sets mounted so high?" Now, if you're a midget, need ground clearance for fast cornering, or just not tall, those high mounted rearsets might be just the thing. I'm a 6'5" animal who would prefer not to pick his nose on his knees while riding, and so needs (read "wants") something other than regular foot controls. So, what's the answer to this dilemma?

Afterthought - Is Raask's reputation for breaking deserved? When do they break? I mean, under what conditions and are they consistent about it?

If the answer is obvious to YOU, don't laugh , I really want to know.

"Not yet racing" Stattz.
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johnny, getting off the bike would stand it up and give you some more clearance. Just trying to help, boots are expensive.

Amen Unga, but you'll notice johnny doesn't have knee sliders. need to step into the 1980s johnny and get yourself some teflon for those lanky-ass legs.


Edited by - paced_haste on Dec 02 2005 5:36:51 PM
S'aright johnny. It's supposed to be a discussion, and because it works for me doesn't mean it will work for you. It's not advice just because I go faster around the track, and it certainly shouldn't be advice from someone who goes slower.
Sucks that you have to lash out like that to get your point across. Seems like people could be more modest and know their role, but I guess that utopian. Now you're ego is too big...that's what you get. It's lonely at the top.

MY dad was the one who broke it. that's my claim to fame.

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