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post #1 of 7 Old 08-06-2012, 08:25 PM Thread Starter
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Centerstand Fitment?

I will be lowering my Glee 3/4" using Kouba Lowering Links... Ordered them today.

Which centerstands will still work when lowered?

I tried to order one from Happy Trails but their tech guy/fabricator said that he did not think theirs would work on a lowered Glee. Something about the centerstand hitting the bike's swing arm when retracted...

So, where should I get one that will work with my bike lowered?

Thanks for your help.

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I have also lowered my bike with the 3/4" Kouba links, and the SW Motech stand works fine. Takes a little more effort to get it up, but not really a problem at all.

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Kouba links lower an SV 3/4" but a DL 1-1/8".

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
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Kouba links lower an SV 3/4" but a DL 1-1/8".
The vendor I bought my Kouba links from had two versions for the GleeStrom: 1) 3/4" & 2) 1 1/8". I purchased the version that lowers 3/4".

Am I missing something? Did the vendor misinform me?

What brand centerstand do you use?

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I have also lowered my bike with the 3/4" Kouba links, and the SW Motech stand works fine. Takes a little more effort to get it up, but not really a problem at all.
Thanks for the reply. I'll look on Twisted Throttles site.

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The vendor I bought my Kouda links from had two versions for the GleeStrom: 1) 3/4" & 2) 1 1/8". I purchased the version that lowers 3/4". What brand centerstand do you use?
I checked and found there are 3/4" links available now. Sorry about that. I have an SW-Motech stand.

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I checked and found there are 3/4" links available now. Sorry about that. I have an SW-Motech stand.
Thanks for the reply.

I guess Twisted Throttle will some more of my money.

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