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  • Offline Tanders2012   ca

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    Bike seems shorter
    on: September 22, 2022, 03:55:51 pm
    September 22, 2022, 03:55:51 pm
    I stopped growing 40 years ago, but my Gen 1 seems as though it isn't as tall as it was two years ago.  I think it's 1.5 to 2" shorter than it was.  Any thoughts on how this could happen?

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    Re: Bike seems shorter
    Reply #1 on: September 22, 2022, 04:11:07 pm
    September 22, 2022, 04:11:07 pm
    Rear shock is worn out & needs replacing?

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    Re: Bike seems shorter
    Reply #2 on: September 22, 2022, 04:15:55 pm
    September 22, 2022, 04:15:55 pm
    Just had it rebuilt.  Shouldn't be but it may be the only thing that makes sense. Thanks.

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    Re: Bike seems shorter
    Reply #3 on: September 22, 2022, 07:21:14 pm
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    Have you recently bought new boots with thick soles ?

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    Re: Bike seems shorter
    Reply #4 on: September 23, 2022, 08:01:59 am
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    Have you changed/modified the seat?
    Have you adopted a new stance on the bike?

    Have you quit drinking?
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    More seriously, a recently rebuilt shock could explain it. Any tech can make mistakes.

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    Re: Bike seems shorter
    Reply #5 on: September 23, 2022, 02:24:37 pm
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    *Originally Posted by NiK [+]
    More seriously, a recently rebuilt shock could explain it. Any tech can make mistakes.

    That is worth considering.....either an error in rebuilding the shock....or an error re-installing it?