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post #1 of 7 Old 06-02-2013, 02:23 AM Thread Starter
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Riding boots and shifting

Hi,

Just want to find out what other KLR riders do when riding with boot with a big/high toe. I was trying on boots and I could not get my toe underneath the shifter. If I move the shifter up I am having problems down shifting.

What do you do???
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You can try a "Bigfoot" or extended length shifter. Here About an inch longer. Solved the problem for me.

The only bad is being longer it's possible to punch a hole in the alternator cover if the bike is laid down on the left.

Gray-haired riders donít get that way from pure luck.

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You can try a "Bigfoot" or extended length shifter. Here About an inch longer. Solved the problem for me.

The only bad is being longer it's possible to punch a hole in the alternator cover if the bike is laid down on the left.
+1 on the extended shifter. Really helped after I put the aftremarket pegs on which are wider than the stockers.
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could stop mugging clowns for thier shoes...jk what these guys said

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You know the old saying, Big feet.....Big HANDS!!

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I also extended the shifter and put it on a notch or 2 higher on the splines much improved .. Im using the IMS 1 inch extended shifter ... very robust .

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