You can order a shock bracket from a 696 to bring the 796 down to the same height.
That, along with the low seat should allow you to be nearly flat footed.
There's a thread about it, search for "lowering link"
2010 696 ProTune Powermap programmer, EvoTech tail, Quat D Alum slip ons, Artrax wavy rotors, K&N, 14T, bar risers, G2 Throttle Tamer. Still working on swapping all of the black plastic over to carbon fiber. Oh, and no more ugly charcoal canister!