I got some weld-on peg extensions
Normally you would just weld these around the existing spikes, but I want to try and keep things light so I cut off the old spikes first. I had to leave some of them to help me properly locate the new ones.
I offset them slightly to the rear since I'm a tall guy. After some welding:
And some bracing:
Stock vs modified:
One down, one to go.
[NOTE from 9/13/11]: since installing these, I've absolutely mangled them. The DR has a lower foot peg height than other dirt bikes I'm used to and the pegs tend to hit lots of rocks on more technical trails. I'll be replacing these this winter with solid cast pegs of some sort.