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(Also posted on kawiforums, but I needed to share with my New Ninja family as well :))

Again, some quick shots before rushing off to work. I've only had a chance to ride it a few miles this morning on the way back from my mechanic, but because of the drastic difference between the stock pegs and these, I decided to write a quick review:

Positioning:
Amazing. Completely redefines my leg posture. I have them at the highest setting (Position 4 on the adjustment bracket) which sets them back 52.5mm (2 inches) and up 25mm (1inch). The new height means that I'm forced to ride on my toes, which isn't a bad thing at all. It's actually quite comfortable. I feel my knees are in a lot better positioning in preparation to hang off the seat during aggressive cornering.

Shifter:
The new shifter is basically a short shifter now. Whatever throw/distance you're used to on your bike right now (the dead zone between gears when you shift) is non-existent now. We're talking instantaneous shifting. You move your foot, you're already in the next gear. The same goes for downshifting. I think it's safe to say that the shifting distance has been cut in half, if not more. Is this a negative aspect? Hardly. Also, the new shift lever is in a much better position overall affecting the ease in which you are able to get the toe of your boot under the shifter. I found that on the stockers I had angle my ankle down some and search for a comfortable position <--- Sorry if that is confusing. I'm going to take some foot position photos later to illustrate all this.

Brake Lever:
The brake lever sits much higher than the stock one and is almost lever with the footpeg. I'm not sure if the new spring mechanism was designed to have any effect on the overall feel of the rear brake pedal, but it definitely feels a lot firmer now, yet balanced enough that it still feels like you are braking. Again, like the new shifting experience, this re-designed brake lever makes you feel more connected to the bike than ever before.

**SIDENOTE** I wear a size 10 shoe and I have no trouble with these rearsets.

Bottom Line:
HIGHLY recommended if you have the cash. About $590 shipped from Japan.

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Delta107 said:
WOW!!!!
That looks great next to the carbon fiber. So can you donate your bike to me? hahah lol jk
Donating to support which cause exactly? Haha
 

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As Felix said, All looks pricey but it's paying off, Haha geddit?!??! :p Sorry.

But yeah, Looking awesome man. That might just be the hottest Ninja around.
 

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wow doesn't even have one spec of dirt on it. very cool.
 

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Your bike is by far the sickest 250r this side of the world!
Congrats on all the hard work, money and time you put into it.

Even if you didnt do all the work yourself ;) ( That jerk Dime )

It takes a wiser man to pay a professional to do mods, than to pay a professional to fix mods you messed up...

But reguardless, Beautiful bike, and im sure its breathtaking in person. congrats again.
 

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wow doesn't even have one spec of dirt on it. very cool.
Oh it does hahah. I actually need to wash/wax it this weekend.

Your bike is by far the sickest 250r this side of the world!
Congrats on all the hard work, money and time you put into it.
Thanks Crush :) Although the aftermarket will continue to tempt me as more things become available haha.

It takes a wiser man to pay a professional to do mods, than to pay a professional to fix mods you messed up...
That is an awesome quote my friend. That was exactly what was going through my mind when I was considering working on certain parts of my bike...i.e. my brakes.

But reguardless, Beautiful bike, and im sure its breathtaking in person. congrats again.
Too bad you're in Mass! Speaking of Mass, I'll be in Boston for a day next month. I'll be in NYC and I'm going to take the bullet train and check out the City :)
 

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Boston is pretty cool, NYC is awesome. you will love the city, if you have a chance take a stroll down 5th ave and your guarenteed to feel poor.. haha you see so many people all dressed up and wearing thousands upon thousands of dollars worth of jewelry...

on that note, i saw a homeless man sleeping on the street and he had his own homeless cat! i was like what?!?! even the homeless have pets in nyc.. haha

If you have a chance you can get some pretty good deals on stuff in china town as well...

you coming this way on buisiness?
 

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I swear your sole meaning of today is to shoot me down!!

why do you think! because i want a link to them :p
jeez jester at least read my post! haha
 

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Thank you Zartan :)

sorry if it was a retarded question or whatever im just digging around all the posts (old or new) to find things to do to my bike when i get it.

thanks again ^_^
 

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no sorrys, it was a good question. Oh and I was looking at that site and it seems alot more english speaking friendly now and they will send you a quote. All the stuff is pricey. I like the rear sets, but my knee wouldn't. I love the pipe and it looks like they have a slip on now along with the whole exhaust. Brembo breaks drool.... I think Jester had that fun picture and was dying to use it .. get it haha dying. mummy.. nevermind,,,
 

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Yeah yeah i get that pic ;)

Im just looking at that site now... (in class) but we do nothing in ICT anyways :D

All pricey but vey very good stuff.
When i get a job i think ill save and go on a little spending spree on that site :D
 
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