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I currently ride a Kawasaki 1600 Nomad but am thinking about moving up to a 1500-1800 Goldwing. I am vertically challenged in the height department...5'6"...and have a short inseam. I lowered my Nomad and was wondering is their a kit or way to lower the Goldwing. I like the Nomad but would love the storage and comfort the Goldwing.

thanks, Doug
 

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The Wings have a 29" seat height or higher depending on the model and year (30.5" was the tallest i believe). There are ways to lower them with shorter shocks etc but it's not really a good idea. Lots of riders with height issues use elevator soled footwear to help compensate for it. I'd suggest popping into a local dealer and sitting on some bikes before making a complete decision. You may find that the reach to the ground isn't all that bad for you, or you may find it all wrong. Try it and see.
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