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Offline Bigpadg

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New rider footpegs
on: June 04, 2020, 01:55:13 AM
Someone told me the GL1800 Goldwing pegs would work on my bike and they were right ... with one small mod. Theyíre held on the Wing with an 8mm post and our Versys is a 12mm peg post. Easy task of opening that up; just maintain the concentricity and the peg orientation is perfect. Sooo much more comfortable when occasionally standing or just lifting my butt off the seat. I work at a dealership so got them at cost whereas retail would put them up in SW-Motech price range. If you can find a used set, Iíd say get em. Very happy with these. Theyíre also thinner for both a slightly larger rider compartment and increased cornering clearance.  :028:



Last Edit: June 04, 2020, 01:57:48 AM by Bigpadg
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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #1 on: June 04, 2020, 02:08:44 AM
Good find  :028:. Comfy for those long rides.
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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #2 on: June 04, 2020, 04:40:35 AM
 :028:  nice  touch

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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #3 on: June 04, 2020, 07:12:23 AM
Good job... I notice that they are bigger than the OEM pegs, so are you still able to easily access the gear shift lever for up changes ?   
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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #4 on: June 06, 2020, 03:01:18 AM
I adjusted the lever up to facilitate upshifts and am happy now shifting in both directions. Granted, a fat boot toe would necessitate raising it even more which could then make unintentional downshifts an unwelcome reality. Iím looking for a longer setup - our ergos would allow for this - and if I discover one, Iíll surely post it here.
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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #5 on: June 06, 2020, 07:32:25 AM
*Originally Posted by Bigpadg [+]
I adjusted the lever up to facilitate upshifts and am happy now shifting in both directions. Granted, a fat boot toe would necessitate raising it even more which could then make unintentional downshifts an unwelcome reality. Iím looking for a longer setup - our ergos would allow for this - and if I discover one, Iíll surely post it here.


Thanks in advance, I reckon that a slightly longer shift lever would improve things for me too
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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #6 on: June 06, 2020, 01:34:22 PM
  i don't know if these kneesavers will work on the versys 1000, but it's worth a look at for someone who wants to lower the pegs a bit more. I invented this about 15 years ago, and it's marketed through Murph's. The kit includes the Gold Wing pegs. I have no affiliation, I sold the rights to Murph.

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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #7 on: June 06, 2020, 03:57:28 PM
A longer adjustable gear shift lever is available but pricey and I'm not sure how it would work with QS ...??? anyone any ideas 

https://sw-motech.com/en/products/ergonomics/gear+lever/4052572037065.htm   
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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #8 on: July 06, 2020, 11:22:32 PM
*Originally Posted by TYKE [+]
A longer adjustable gear shift lever is available but pricey and I'm not sure how it would work with QS ...??? anyone any ideas 

https://sw-motech.com/en/products/ergonomics/gear+lever/4052572037065.htm

Only for model to 2018. See where the lever is mounted to the bike. In the latest model, the lever is mounted behind the footrest.

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Re: New rider footpegs
Reply #9 on: July 08, 2020, 01:50:01 AM
Thanks, Tyke, itís expensive but I may get it for my 2015 anyhow.
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