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I noticed in the dealership that the N400 has a very upright seating position, which mirrored comments in review videos I watched. I'm trying to choose between the N400 and a Yamaha R3 for my first bike, and while the N400 is definitely a better bike overall, one of the things I'm looking for personally is a bit more of an aggressive, tucked riding position. Yes, I know upright seating is more comfortable, but I really enjoyed reviewer comments about the R3 that described riding almost "inside" of the motorcycle rather than on top of it (at least compared to other <500cc bikes). For reference I am 6' and 160lbs, 33" inseam.

I know the riding position can be adjusted somewhat on the N400 with Woodcraft clipons and a taller seat, but I'm trying to get a fix for just how much of an actual change in seating position this gets you (or rather, 6' me). Woodcraft's Eric Wood said their no-cut 12-4541K3 put the bars 25mm forward of stock and drop the height by 15mm, and the product description says this is as low as a the bars can possibly go while remaining no cut. The Kawasaki extended seat gives you an extra 25mm of vertical seat height.

How much of a change do these mods make? Are there other mods I can do (like move the foot pegs)? How does the result compare with the position of an R3?
 
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