Do I need a shortened kickstand when lowering my motorcycle?
Typically YES, you will need a shortened kickstand (for most models) if the bike is lowered beyond the second position on our 3-position lowering links. (or equivalent on fully adjustable versions). Check out the video below that demonstrates why you need a new kickstand when you lower your motorcycle.
Lowered ZX-14R Adjustable Kickstand Fail
Brock's Performance President, Brock Davidson, and Stupid Fast drag racer, Richard Gadson, turn a mini-disaster into a "learning moment" by demonstrating the need for a properly sized kickstand on a lowered 2016 ZX-14R… $ the hard way $