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Ride Engineering Performance Lowering Linkage Arm

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Ride Engineering Performance Lowering Linkage Arm

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Our Price: $197.96

MSRP: $219.95 - You save $21.99 (10% off)

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  • Improves bikes handling.
  • This suspension link is designed to lower the back of the motorcycle to help balance out the chassis.
  • Keeps the back end planted in braking bumps.
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4.8 / 5
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4.9 / 5
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Recommend it?
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Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Worked as described
Rear tire tracks the ground much better. The shock does a much better job of soaking up the braking and acceleration bumps. Makes it easier to ride faster.

-m-2017 KTM 250 SX--
April 14, 2020
JUNCTION CITY, WI, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
3 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Lowering Link
Great product a must have for the RMZ 450. Stabilizes the rear and makes overall feel of the bike much better.

-m-2018 SUZUKI RMZ450--
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March 29, 2020
Toms River, NJ, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
4 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Successfully Lowered Seat
I'm 5'7" so I bought this lower linkage to make it easier to touch when riding. I have a 2018 KTM 350 sxf, and this link lowered the bike 1.5 inches to 36.25". I can now touch flat footed on one side of the bike. Much better than trying to be on my tip toes all the time. Took longer than usual to arrive since this is a special order part.

-m-2018 KTM 350 SX-F--
March 11, 2020
Waynesburg, PA, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
3 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
A must have for the rmz
This is a must on the rmz450 totally changed the geometry made the bike less likely to stink big and settled the reae end. I ended up swaping the rear shock out for a kyb and i believe thats the best thing you can do to these bikes pr2 suspension has them and lowering links available. Check them out

-m-2018 SUZUKI RMZ450--
February 26, 2020
Derry, PA, US
Age: 25-44
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great product!
This one millimeter longer then stock linkage helped me set my race sag and totally balances out the 2018 RMZ 450

-m-2018 SUZUKI RMZ450--
So easy to install! Reference the manuals for proper torque settings on the two bolts!
So easy to install! Reference the manuals for proper torque settings on the two bolts!
February 25, 2020
Los Angeles, CA, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
3 months ago
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
4 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
ride engineering lowering link
believe it this link lowers the suzuki rmz450 just enough so it doesn't feel like your backend is coming over must have on suzuki

-m-2018 SUZUKI RMZ450--
October 23, 2019
Rindge, NH, US
Age: 15-24
Purchased
7 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Works like a Champ
I have this on my '17 250SX 2 smoke and love the way my bike tracks through the ruts. It also is settled through the braking bumps coming into the corner and it really stays planted on the acceleration bumps coming out of the corners. I am a Vet Expert and this has made a very welcome change on my bike! If your bike has an unsettled feel to it, this gem will help you out!!

-m-2017 KTM 250 SX--
Orange added that factory look.....
Orange added that factory look.....
December 11, 2018
Houston, TX, US
Age: 45-64
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
A must have for 2018 RMZ450
If you own a 2018 RMZ450, then you should have one of these. It takes away the stink bug feel that many riders complain about and really keep the rear end planted under decel and in braking bumps. I like my bike before, but with this link, I freaking love it! It's pricey, but worth every penny.

-m-2018--
April 17, 2018
lehi, UT, US
Age: 25-44
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
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From what I can tell with this performance lowering link there is no need to adjust my fork height. I Just install and ride?
Dustin M on May 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you will just install and then go from that point to set your ride up how you want by adjusting the rebound/compression suspension clickers.
Do I need a stiffer spring with this on my 09 KX250F? I weigh 185lbs out the shower.
Alan R on Feb 12, 2018
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Devol Lowering Linkage Arm
BEST ANSWER: I put the link in my ktm 250 xc and I am 180 our the shower and she rides awesome !
It says recommended sag with Ride Engineering Link is 103mm. Is that static sag or with the rider on the bike?
Jason N on Jan 1, 2020
BEST ANSWER: the 103mm they recommend is rider on the bike you should have about a inch to 1.5 inch of static sag or free sag, the free sag or static sag is measured from when the bike is on a stand and no pressure on the spring to when you put the bike on the ground and push down a few times on the seat with no rider on the bike that is the free sag. to get the sag I set my sag tool on zero when the bike was on the ground and I bounced it a few times and then sat on the bike in my normal riding position to set my sag to about 4 and 1/16 inches 103 mm is about 4 inches
How much will this lower the bikes seat height?
Nicholas M on Feb 18, 2020
BEST ANSWER: measure the length from front hole to rear hole on your bikes linkage, every 1/4" increase in length of the new lowering linkage represents approximately 1" of lowering your seat height, so if your linkage is 5-1/4" from front to rear hole and you buy one that is 6" from front hole to rear hole that would be 3" reduction in your seat height
HI,Does the linkage arm fit on a 1989 Honda NX650?
A shopper on May 5, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, your machine is not listed in the drop down menu so this part will not fit.
Will this fit on a 2020 yz125x? (should be the same as 2020 yz125)
Wayne H on Jan 6, 2020
BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application.
This one fits on a 2020 husqvarna te150i??
Edivaldo P on Dec 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately this would not fit that machine.
Hi,i have a 1997 Suzuki rm125 ..and i will like to know if you guys have available the lowering link kit for mine?thanks
A shopper on Nov 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application.
Is there a link for a 2020 YZ 125X ?
A shopper on Sep 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application.
What’s is the difference between devol and ride engineering lowering link? want to lower 2018 Yamaha 250fx
A shopper on Feb 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Man wish I could answer that guess you would have to reach out to both... I have purchased from both companies in the past and both are thumbs up to work with think you could not go wrong on either. I have only been able to ride only 10hrs with the link and believe this does help some want as I like to touch the ground!
Any other color besides blue for 2018 rmz 450?
Immanuel I on Sep 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: sorry no.
I have a 2017 KTM 250 XC-F. I am only 5'9". This product was recommended. How much will it lower the back end?
Nicholas F on Jun 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: this system doesnt identify the exact product when you ask me a question so i can oly guess you mean kt-lka49-ge. this is a performance link intended to balance out the bike to make the rider more comefortable so you can rider it more aggressively. As a by product of the longer arm, it will lower the rear 7mm.
About how much will this lower a 2013 xc?
A shopper on Sep 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: https://www.ride-engineering.com/products.php?d=1&p=l&pn=KT-LKA44-GE&t=ktm

Application:2011 - 2014 SX250F/350F/450F; 2012 - 2014 SX125/150/250; XC150/250/300
PN: KT-LKA44-GE
Description: Ride's newest product is a suspension link to lower the back of the new 'linkaged' chassis 6mm to improve the handling of these bikes. You will notice better tracking in off-camber or bermless turns, it will help the bike go straight in whoops and it also keeps the back end more planted in breaking bumps. It comes complete with bearings and seals. Recommended sag with the Rideng Link is 102-108mm.
Does the link come with bearings installed?
A shopper on Feb 6, 2020
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