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Old 11-29-2009, 07:12 AM   #931
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ridiculous, aint it? i love it.
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Old 11-29-2009, 07:23 AM   #932
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Putting the pegs that far back feels and works great when you are standing, but cramps you up for sitting on the seat for 8 hours.

Just a guess, but seems plausible to me.
Actually moving the pegs back gives your legs a lot more room. The distance between your butt and the pegs increases. What it also does is push your seating position forward towards the tank because your feet are so far back.
It's really amazing what a difference moving the pegs makes.
I wonder if anyone would buy a kit if I made it?
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Old 11-29-2009, 07:46 AM   #933
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Actually moving the pegs back gives your legs a lot more room. The distance between your butt and the pegs increases. What it also does is push your seating position forward towards the tank because your feet are so far back.
It's really amazing what a difference moving the pegs makes.
I wonder if anyone would buy a kit if I made it?
You said you did it to your bike already? can we did see it? (did we see it and I am behind the times? )

I find when sitting on the PD that if my feet were at the pivots, my knees would be higher, making a more acute angle, and more weight would be put on to the hands.
I just dont know if it would work for the long distance non-terrainous travel the fat BMW's are obstensibly made for.

Go ahead and make a set up, run it up the flagple and see who salutes
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Old 11-29-2009, 12:41 PM   #934
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Old 11-30-2009, 06:51 AM   #935
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You said you did it to your bike already? can we did see it? (did we see it and I am behind the times? )

I find when sitting on the PD that if my feet were at the pivots, my knees would be higher, making a more acute angle, and more weight would be put on to the hands.
I just dont know if it would work for the long distance non-terrainous travel the fat BMW's are obstensibly made for.

Go ahead and make a set up, run it up the flagple and see who salutes
I made up a real basic unit just to see if it would work.
I am having some fancy ones made up at the moment.
This isn't a business venture of mine, just wondering if I can split the costs with some folk here.
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Old 11-30-2009, 07:40 AM   #936
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Ah! under pivots! pardon me. I thought you meant more AT the pivots. That would certainly give you a bit more room it seems. Have to move the brake or shift levers at all? How do they clear the exhaust? Looks close to the inside of the boot. My hardbags might also give me a little heel clearance issue, but I like the idea.

Does it put a lot of torque on the original mounts when you stand on them?
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:19 AM   #937
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Ah! under pivots! pardon me. I thought you meant more AT the pivots. That would certainly give you a bit more room it seems. Have to move the brake or shift levers at all? How do they clear the exhaust? Looks close to the inside of the boot. My hardbags might also give me a little heel clearance issue, but I like the idea.

Does it put a lot of torque on the original mounts when you stand on them?
This first one I made was just 2 inches back, no downward movement. Yes, I had to move the gear lever about an inch back. The brake is fine, although I put a big foot on it to make it easier for my big foot to find it. Easily clears the exhaust.
I am going to try one now that will be a bit of a compromise, 1" down and 1" back.
I must admit I am a teeny bit worried about the extra torque on the mounting tabs, I'll just have to keep an eye on them.
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Old 11-30-2009, 10:43 AM   #938
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No other modifications needed, just more room for you legs and better leverage for the rear-brake:

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Old 11-30-2009, 10:48 AM   #939
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my new welder is going to get a workout
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Old 12-01-2009, 01:27 AM   #940
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No other modifications needed, just more room for you legs and better leverage for the rear-brake:

Hi Ali,
got any drawings or other pic's of this?
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Old 12-03-2009, 08:13 AM   #941
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Look here: http://www.pbase.com/d_paulus/image/59659583

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Old 12-03-2009, 08:57 AM   #942
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175 Euro's Wow.
How do you like the pegs though?
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Old 12-03-2009, 09:04 AM   #943
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175 Euro's Wow.
How do you like the pegs though?
I think the owner is on ADV; maybe he'll comment.
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Old 02-07-2010, 03:52 PM   #944
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