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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 26th, 2009, 2:09 pm Thread Starter
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foot pegs question

Hi all I have an 071200gt and would like to lower the foot pegs for comfort, this old body . anyone have any expierence with this thanks all
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 26th, 2009, 3:11 pm
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Suburban Machinery makes a set of peg extenders for the GT, as does Verholen. I put the Verholen 40mm (1.5") peg extenders on the day I got the GT. The SM extenders are fixed, but the Verholen extenders are two-piece with a serrated interface which allows a bit of fore-and-aft adjustment if needed. But I found that once they're set you don't really need to move them.

With those and the seat in the high position I had a good amount of added leg room. But it's much easier to drag the lowered pegs in the corners, so if you're an aggressive rider then you might want to consider that. When I got more comfortable on the bike such that I could drag the pegs at will, I ended up pulling them off. I haven't really noticed any comfort issues without them, but my seat is always in the high position which helps a bit there.

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Thanks Ken that's just what I was looking for. Take care and have a great day. Mike
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 27th, 2009, 12:46 pm
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I have the SM lowers, and even on 2 helmets, they will drag or catch your foot if you are lax and not on the balls of the your boots. Normal riding they are fine.

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