Join Date: May 2010
Location: Middle Tennessee
If you can see the ground 15' in front of the bike you should have no issues. You shouldn't be looking any closer than the 50' when riding anyway. The only potential issue would be when cresting a steep hill. If you decide you want shorter, I'd be willing to trade my 14" for it.
2010 Vulcan Voyager 1700 ABS, 2007 Vulcan Mean Streak 1600
2012 Concours 1400, 2011 Versys 650, 2012 KLX250S
see my garage for list of accessories