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post #1 of 28 Old 02-18-2015, 02:19 AM Thread Starter
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Foot peg brackets: lower and back?

My foot placement for off road is off on my 2007 klr. need lower and back. Every thread I see is a couple years old. I have the gritty off road foot pegs, but am looking for a bracket to get them in the right place. Suggestions?
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post #2 of 28 Old 02-18-2015, 03:18 PM
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You may have to get friendly with a local welding shop, for some built to spec. custom brackets.
I'm not good at .net/.com research, either. But I'll help spur a little interest in your thread by posting 'something'.

Hopefully the next member, will be more Helpful.

Try here, http://www.knightdesignllc.com/Produ...0_11_Menu.html

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Check out this thread. This may have some good information:
http://www.klrforum.com/showthread.p...ower+foot+pegs
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We haven't heard from Craig in a while. His were damn good.

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Youknowit,
You may have to get friendly with a local welding shop, for some built to spec. custom brackets.
I'm not good at .net/.com research, either. But I'll help spur a little interest in your thread by posting 'something'.

Hopefully the next member, will be more Helpful.

Try here, http://www.knightdesignllc.com/Produ...0_11_Menu.html
Good idea but don't let them weld them while on the bike. May cause damage to any electronics.

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I sent Craig a pm to see if he is still making the nice ones he made before.
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No reason that he couldn't Build them with an angled 'set-back' built in.
Lesser snag-ups!

But personally, if I felt the need for lower/back-set pegs, I would NOT want ANY under-hang!
They would require a Complete Pair of 'custom' peg brackets, sometimes it is just price be damned! Please build it my way, or tell me NO!

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This is what they looked like:
Stock:

Lower:


Lower and back:


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Tom,
Did you build both sets of those brackets, or were they Craigs work. Relatively easy to lay-out and drill.

Standing-up at 70 mph, to stretch ones legs sure would be easier. As my tank bag tends to interfere with my legs. Therefore I'll usually stand on the passenger pegs while on the highway.

For Road riders, I can see either style to work well enough.
For we Rocky Mountain 4X4 and goat trail riders the 'under-hang' would be a major draw-back.

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An alternative would be to cut and realign the peg 's bolt hole section to the correct position while re-welding. Someone mentioned a local welding shop...unless one is a very proficient welder it might be a nasty surprise if one broke. New Zealand is too far or you'd be most welcome to use my MIG.

Tom, why did you prefer brackets over welding?

I agree that the pegs shouldn't be welded to the frame.

At times like this I feel sorry for you guys with an inseam over 28". I never have any of these problems. ;-)
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