lcrken wrote:I ran 13.5" rear shocks on my Commando PR race bike for many years with no problems. I liked them because they quickened the steering a bit and also gave more ground clearance. I wasn't running a center stand or stock exhausts, so I can't say if that would cause a problem.
mschmitz57 wrote:Thanks. I thought I posted here before but apparently not.
Yes, the center stand will be an issue as well. The bike is currently on my lift (just finishing up a top end rebuild, Dave Taylor head steady, new paint, fork rebuild, etc) so I wasn't able to install both shocks and test the center stand.
I have an Atlas Cafe Racer and the center stand is annoyingly short as well. Probably due to non-stock DOT shocks I fitted.
I have to use wood blocks to jack it up enough to spin the rear tire.
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