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Old 09-21-2014, 01:33 PM   #1
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Footpegs for '14 GSW

I have searched around here, but not finding what I'm looking for.

I have a new '14 1200 GSW, and when using my BMW GS boots, it's pretty difficult to change gears. Can't get the boot underneath the levers, and so I've been looking at different footpegs that are able to be lowered as well.

I can't find footpegs that are specifically made for the '14 GSW - most say they fit up to 2012 or 2013.

Any good recommendations? Also, do you guys adjust the gear lever upwards for riding with boots?

Sorry for the "noob" questions, but it's my first GSW.
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Old 09-21-2014, 01:36 PM   #2
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Fastways from earlier 1200's reportedly are direct fit and some versions have a lowering option.

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Old 09-21-2014, 01:39 PM   #3
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I have some Suburban Machine pegs for sale. They lower the pegs by 1" over OEM. I'm asking $125 shipped. PM me if interested.


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Old 09-21-2014, 01:43 PM   #4
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You should adjust the shift lever to fit you first, regardless of the pegs you use, it's a very easy 2 minute (or less), you will need to make adjustments based on boots and pegs as well.
There are a few threads on here regarding pegs for the GSW, BMW makes a couple of nice sets that can be found in their accessory catalog: http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/..._Equipment.pdf


Here is another site that has a selection of pegs that fit the GSW: http://www.advdesigns.com/bmwr1.html
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Old 09-21-2014, 01:51 PM   #5
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I went with the Fastway Adventure pegs. They are huge and oh so comfy when standing.

The bad news: Fitting them up was a pain in the ass. The pedal bushing was too tight a fit on the stock BMW pin. As in, it would not go in - it would have been a press fit LOL. I had to lap it out (didn't have an appropriately-sized reamer on hand) so I burned about an hour dicking around with that. It was worth the effort to me, but if you are short on tools and shop supplies these may not be the pedals for you. Sucks because they really do rock in use. :(
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Old 09-21-2014, 01:59 PM   #6
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I went with the BMW pegs, they are a work of art, adjustable, very comfortable and you have the advantage of having the rubber pad for road riding yet it retracts when you stand for off-road riding and is also removable.


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Old 09-21-2014, 02:57 PM   #7
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I have Pivot Pegz on my 07 GSA and will be getting the new model for my '15.

They are incredibly comfortable and you do not notice the motion at all after the first ride or so.

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Old 09-21-2014, 03:00 PM   #8
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I took at chance on Pivot Pegz for my '14 and love them. I don't even think about the lower controls anymore. Everything is just there.
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Old 09-21-2014, 03:04 PM   #9
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I went with the BMW pegs, they are a work of art, adjustable, very comfortable and you have the advantage of having the rubber pad for road riding yet it retracts when you stand for off-road riding and is also removable.


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And in spite of what it says in BMW literature the pegs, when mounted in the low position as pictured, are about 25mm lower than the stock pegs.
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Old 09-21-2014, 03:39 PM   #10
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Thanks for the help so far guys.

One thing that bothers me, is that nowhere in the products websites does it say it fits a 2014 GS Adventure.... So these are my concerns:

1) Do the pivot pegs and the BMW ones fit right on with no mods?

2) I read on another thread the guys were saying the BMW ones do not fit the right hand side on the 2014 GS A's? Is that the case or not?

3) Anyone use the both the BMW ones and the Pivot Pegs and have an opinion on which is "nicer"?

4) Lastly, anyone ride with MX boots like the BMW GS boots, and had to change the shifter to an aftermarket or made any mods to the stock shifter?

I also read about guys having to modify the shifter because you cannot move it up a notch like on the '13 GSA's?

Thanks a ton - really appreciate all the help.
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Old 09-22-2014, 12:16 AM   #11
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I went with the Fastway Adventure Pegs in the lower position...love'em
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Old 09-22-2014, 05:17 AM   #12
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These are the lowest I have found and are adjustable in multiple ways. link Here

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Old 09-22-2014, 07:29 AM   #13
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Thanks for the help so far guys.

One thing that bothers me, is that nowhere in the products websites does it say it fits a 2014 GS Adventure.... So these are my concerns:

1) Do the pivot pegs and the BMW ones fit right on with no mods? Have only used the BMW pegs on my GSA and they went right on with no modifications.

2) I read on another thread the guys were saying the BMW ones do not fit the right hand side on the 2014 GS A's? Is that the case or not? No problem fitting them on either side of my 2014 GSA.

3) Anyone use the both the BMW ones and the Pivot Pegs and have an opinion on which is "nicer"?

4) Lastly, anyone ride with MX boots like the BMW GS boots, and had to change the shifter to an aftermarket or made any mods to the stock shifter? I don't use MX boots but did find it was easier to shift with the BMW pegs in a lower position (I have mine set at the middle spot) than it was with the stock pegs. I am even happier with them now that I am running the low seat.

I also read about guys having to modify the shifter because you cannot move it up a notch like on the '13 GSA's?

Thanks a ton - really appreciate all the help.
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Old 09-22-2014, 08:00 AM   #14
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One thing to try beside raising the shift lever is to get a e
xtendable shift lever. I bought a TwistedThrottle adjust lever. It helps a lot to extend it.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-mo...-r1200gs-lc-13


Blackdog foot pegs are a fantastic platform! I bought a set @ MOA rally. No off road yet, but feal great on the road! While looking at the pegs, check out there skid plate. Best skid plate on the market!

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop...TROLS=Footpegs

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Old 09-22-2014, 08:42 AM   #15
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I really like the Touratech foot pegs, they come in standard and 1" lower heights. They are made of stainless steel and are agressive enough for off road while not chewing up street boots.

You may need to shorten the adjuster threadded rod for the shift lever. I cut 5mm off each end of the theadded rod to get more height adjustment.

Wonderlich and SW Motech both make adjustable shift levers,
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