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Old 02-28-2013, 06:34 PM   #74146
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Back on Page 154, #2299. Tells all there is to doing away with the side stand switch the correct way.
Dam, that was 6 years ago.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:05 PM   #74147
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Procycle has the best lowered pegs. Other companies sell a relocating bracket which hangs below the frame. I have a tall seat from seat concepts which is great and I plan on running a 1.5 in Rox riser that allows fore and aft adjustment as well as giving height. With these mods it will fit tall folks easy. Im 6'2" and I love the fit.
I'm 6'1 and I have the Seat Concepts 1" taller seat(excellent) and slightly taller bars.

It's OK, but I'd like taller bars yet. I have a taller seat and 2" Rox Risers on my KTM and it is great. Love the Rox Risers, because they will go on any bike with like clamps. I can't go along with lowering the pegs because they are already too close to the ground for off road, where I use my DR most.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:18 PM   #74148
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I haven't done the lower pegs yet, but if my bike sat little higher off the ground. (like with upgraded suspension) I would do it in a heartbeat. I have been toying with the idea of just cutting the stalks down on my oem pegs and re welding them...
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Old 03-01-2013, 02:41 AM   #74149
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I haven't done the lower pegs yet, but if my bike sat little higher off the ground. (like with upgraded suspension) I would do it in a heartbeat. I have been toying with the idea of just cutting the stalks down on my oem pegs and re welding them...
You mean "Chop yer pegs":

http://drriders.com/topic901.html


And another note on bar risers, I have the Rox 2"; went on without a hitch and work like a charm.

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Old 03-01-2013, 04:52 AM   #74150
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How are the DR ergonomics for taller riders? (6'3" here). How about for stand up riding offroad?
Pretty good for me sitting, a bit short standing. 6'4" about 210lbs, 35-36 inseam. I mostly ride around the city. Standing, I could definitely use 1"-2" more bars and 1"-2" lower pegs. These are pretty cheap mods though. Going to try out the seat concepts tall seat soon.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:19 AM   #74151
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At 6'2" I've raised the bars 2" and find it a good all around riding position for me. I can stand on the pegs and ride long distances and feel comfortable doing it. I was going to lower the pegs but tried the bars first and didn't feel a need to drop them. I like the idea of keeping the pegs up and out of the way if I can.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:02 AM   #74152
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How are the DR ergonomics for taller riders? (6'3" here). How about for stand up riding offroad?
6'4'' here. Powermadd 2'' risers, Pro Taper CR High bars, and Procycle lowered footpegs. Feels much better both standing and sitting.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:30 AM   #74153
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You mean "Chop yer pegs":

http://drriders.com/topic901.html


And another note on bar risers, I have the Rox 2"; went on without a hitch and work like a charm.

Sarah

Thank you Sarah, that was exactly what I had in mind.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:42 AM   #74154
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I like the idea of keeping the pegs up and out of the way if I can.
I have size 13 feet and long skinny toes that break to entertain each other. I want my feet up and out of the way. I get into trouble because my feet are much higher off the ground on my KTM, so I forget how low they really are on the DR sometimes. The DR rams things with authority when compared to my KTM.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:47 AM   #74155
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I have a really bad knee (probably have it replaced at some point) from a crash three some years ago so I have a hard time sitting with my legs bent tight, also it is hard for me to go from sitting to standing alot. It doesnt help that I also have long legs. All this adds up to lowered pegs for me. I am even more tempted now that I see others are cutting there pegs down as well. I would get the Procycle pegs but I am cheap.
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:45 AM   #74156
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6'3" here, chopped an inch off pegs (neighbor is a welder and loves free beer) Put 3" risers on it mainly to go up 2" and back toward me 1". Very nice to stand up. COMFY!

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I have a really bad knee (probably have it replaced at some point) from a crash three some years ago so I have a hard time sitting with my legs bent tight, also it is hard for me to go from sitting to standing alot. It doesnt help that I also have long legs. All this adds up to lowered pegs for me. I am even more tempted now that I see others are cutting there pegs down as well. I would get the Procycle pegs but I am cheap.
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:04 AM   #74157
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I would get the Procycle pegs but I am cheap.
Send them your resume. Maybe you'll get sponsored.

Be sure to post pics if you do your own footrests.
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:15 AM   #74158
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Sounding like long inseam and DR650 CAN be done, but is maybe not the best starting point....I guess thats why I chose the KLR last time around. Thanks for the feedback!
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:21 AM   #74159
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Sounding like long inseam and DR650 CAN be done, but is maybe not the best starting point....I guess thats why I chose the KLR last time around. Thanks for the feedback!
My riding buddy is 6' 5" and he rides the hell outta his. His son is 6'8" and he uses it quite a bit too. Bone stock except they had heavier springs put on because they both tip the scales around 300lbs. Never heard a word out of them about being cramped. When you are that big, you are used to nothing being sized for you.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:01 PM   #74160
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I always remove the seal from bearings (unless I know i'm using quality SKF bearings) and check how much grease is in there. You can use a pick or a needle and pop it out. There is a recess it sits and pops back in easy too.

Not sure of the quality of Moose bearings? Are they repackage All Balls - ie Chinese bearings? Or better quality bearings? All Balls are known to be real light on grease at times. Don't pack them full however, just 1/2 way full.

I've been buying SKF from Napa or a bearing shop lately.
They cost more but last longer.

Bearings:
-Front wheel bearings: SKF 6003-2RSJ
-Front wheel seal: 09284-23001
-Rear wheel bearings: SKF 6204-2RSJ
2 x 6204 - 20x47x14
-Rear wheel seal (brake side): 09283-26019
1 x 26x47x7
-Lock nut from 2008 and newer: 08319-2118a
-Cush Hub bearing: SKF 6205-2RSJ
1 x 6205 - 25x52x15
-Cush Seal - 1 x 35x52x7
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Two 6003 2RS
Two 6204 2RS
One 6205 2RS
went to the local Napa today to pick up some bearings and all they had was house brand Napa with made in China on the box, the guy had a deer in headlights look when I asked for the seals/ spacers for the bearings. I even gave him the #s above
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