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Offline Pugwash

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Lowered Footpegs
on: September 25, 2020, 10:58:13 PM
So in the quest to make my bike more comfortable for me today I fitted some bracelets to give me a little extra distance between seat and pegs.

Brackets did need some fettling to get them to work but a man with a dremel can achieve many things!




Pegs are now lower by about 25mm and moved out a little so removed the spacers from the hero bars at their ends and had to adjust brake lever/light switch and gear linkage to get all those in right place. Seems more comfortable sat on the bike in my garage and tomorrow's commute will test that theory out fully.

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Re: Lowered Footpegs
Reply #1 on: September 26, 2020, 01:57:24 AM
Did you fab the brackets yourself or buy them? If the latter where from?
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Offline Jonathan

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Re: Lowered Footpegs
Reply #2 on: September 26, 2020, 03:29:31 AM
I shelled out for some SW Motech evos that you can adjust to a certain extent. Made quite a difference. 

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Re: Lowered Footpegs
Reply #3 on: September 26, 2020, 07:49:45 PM
*Originally Posted by slackerdeluxe [+]
Did you fab the brackets yourself or buy them? If the latter where from?

I bought them off eBay UK, they were listed for the older models and seller wasn't sure if they would fit a new bike so I offered to buy a set and give it a go. I had to spend around 20mins per bracket getting them to fit properly but a dremel and some patience gave the results in the pictures.

This is the listing for the parts https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-CB-500-W-X-Y-2-Rider-25mm-Footpeg-Lowering-Kit-UK-Supplier-NEW/263919730199?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

Hope this helps.

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Re: Lowered Footpegs
Reply #4 on: September 27, 2020, 07:48:36 AM
Pugwash, those are the ones I've got from the same seller, which is actually a bike shop called Jaws Motorcycles. They started as a special supplier of Honda Blackbird spares.

Just needed corners rounding off a bit to fit, been on for 40,000+ miles now, they're a bit rattly as they've worn a bit but still god.

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Re: Lowered Footpegs
Reply #5 on: September 27, 2020, 12:04:13 PM
I've wondered if the BMW type might fit:?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000527929511.html?spm=a2g0o.cart.0.0.3daf3c00W9uUVZ&mp=1

Only problem with all the aluminium pegs and the hangers is unlike say the CRF250L etc where the pegs mount direct to the steel frame they are not really up to proper off road use and prone to failing at the worst moment!

My Sturmey Archer hub going into neutral on my Grifter at a 'power' moment circa 1979 was bad enough for the knackers - I fear a peg going bang on a CB would be rather more calamitous!

 



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