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Hello all from NE Ohio, Just picked up a new 250 Star for my daughter to learn to ride on. Looks to be a nice bike to learn on. One thing I noticed is that the reach to the brake and clutch lever seem to be pretty far. It is a reach for me and my daughters hands are much smaller than mine. Do they make a reduced reach lever for these bikes. I know this is not the best place to post this but I had to post something. Thanks.
 

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Well first off welcome to the forum.. Hopefully you and your daughter have many enjoyable rides together. What kinda bike will you be riding next to her ? Please post a picture of the bike. This way the smart people can help you..

Go BUCKEYES..
 

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Picture of bikes

Well I think I have a picture attached. (Not Sure) but here goes. Thanks for the welcome!
 

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It looks like the picture worked, I have a Road king I ride mostly but I also have a 1981 Yamaha 550 Maximum that I bought the year I graduated form high school. Still runs pretty good! Looking forward to riding with my daughter and the wife on the back of my bike. Must say I am a bit nervous. With the right training she should be Ok.
 

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Training is a must. She has ridden my 550 in the yard and has some dirt bike experience. Now it will be a whole new ball game on roads with other drivers. They do offer a training class where we bought it the she will be attending.
 

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Welcome to the forum eh. Great looking bikes you guys have and what luck you have to have a child that wants to go riding with you. Your right, training is a must and she will benefit from it. As for the reach issue, not sure what to say. I don't know of any mod to reduce the reach only one to give you a bigger friction zone (clever). Post your question in the Vstar forum and hopefully someone will have a solution for you.

Ride safe and keep it shiny side up.
 

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