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Old 06-04-2010, 12:16 PM   #1
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standing on pivot pegs

I'm looking to put the pivot pegs on Lava

How are they when you stand on the pegs on rough terrain? Or going up or down steep inclines ?

Do you feel like your falling forward or back?
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:03 PM   #2
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Nope there stable as fixed pegs when ascending or descending. Only time you noticeable know they pivot is if you rock on them when standing. I really like mine.
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:05 PM   #3
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2nd that !!

I have 'em on my f800GS and have really liked them also. Very stable standing, no problems.
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:26 PM   #4
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I 3rd that. Feel much more stable because you never really think about them. Which means they're doing their job.
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:28 PM   #5
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Cool

thanks for the input.

I'm going to get them for Lava 800GS and my KLX 250
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:38 PM   #6
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What I noticed was that I was less tired after a long ride with lots of standing time. Rought terrain and ups and downs is where they benefit most. The pivoting action takes the strain off your feet and legs because you are always on the full surface of the peg. You don't really notice the pivoting action directly.
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Old 06-04-2010, 05:59 PM   #7
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You won't notice them when your riding - and that's the point. They move with your feet. The only time I noticed them after I first put them on, was when I was getting on my bike. When it's on the center stand I step on the left peg to mount, and it took awhile before I got used to the peg moving.

Get 'em. You'll love 'em.
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Old 06-05-2010, 10:43 AM   #8
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think about riding a bicycle. If you've ever done any serious off roading on a mtn bike you use the pivot to your advantage as you are on inclines and declines... and technical. that same basic principal applies. It takes a bit of getting used to at first but you end up using to your advantage. Plus if you've got a real stiff mx boot like the GS boot, it really helps access your brake and clutch.

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Old 06-05-2010, 09:50 PM   #9
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Put them on my F800, a little weird at first,but don't even think about them anymore. Thinking about putting them on my 1200GSA and DR 400. In a very short time you forget you are using the pegs.
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Old 06-06-2010, 09:22 PM   #10
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What are you guys talking about and why should I get some? I've been having some issues with my right foot standing all the time, I think it is my boot but I'm not sure, trying to figure out something to relieve the pressure on the side of my foot.
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:40 PM   #11
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What are you guys talking about and why should I get some? I've been having some issues with my right foot standing all the time, I think it is my boot but I'm not sure, trying to figure out something to relieve the pressure on the side of my foot.

We are talking about this:
http://www.pivotpegz.net/

They are also wider than the stock peg, so it may help spread the pressure for your foot.
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:46 PM   #12
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