get a custom seat done to lower the seat height, and get used to the
rest of the bike then.
i now a girl that is pretty short and has lots of fun with her SS1000DS,
pulling back the clip-ons helped a lot too, adjust the steering stops
for a rather narrow steering range, and have the clip-ons pulled back
that the switches leave a 2/10" gap to the tank with steering fully en-
be careful that you don't narrow the steering range too much,
be aware that the bike will come down pretty quick if you are going
to turn and push the bars against the steering stop.
An inch is a lot. Two inches and you are definitely into doing things like shortening the kickstand to make it work.
Have you checked the rider sag? If you are short perhaps you are also lighter than average and you can just take some preload out of the rear shock. You might get 1/2 an inch just from that, and improve your setup at the same time. Raising the forks in the triples will also help. It will quicken the steering a little, but that's not necessarily a bad thing on an SS. Probably better, you could also reduce the spring rate in the forks (cheap), or reduce the preload in the forks by installing shorter spacers (or cutting down the ones that are in there)(free).
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