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Offline Shado

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Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
on: September 11, 2015, 12:58:01 AM
Just came across these for anyone interested.  :062:

http://www.suburban-machinery.com/S1000XR.html
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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #1 on: September 11, 2015, 03:01:32 AM
Shado......you have these on your bike??  If so how are you finding them????
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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #2 on: September 11, 2015, 09:16:44 AM
Hola, no I dont, although im wodering if they will help with the little bit of pain I get in my right hip joint with this bike. so I might indulge I just have to do some experimenting to find out if something like this is the solution bud. :084:
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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #3 on: September 11, 2015, 10:45:04 AM
Won't lower pegs equal less ground clearance in corners ?
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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #4 on: September 11, 2015, 04:12:06 PM
Yes, lower pegs == less ground clearance.  Many won't push their bike over that far anyway so a reasonable mod for them.  I can't afford them but I like the HP rearsets because they are adjustable, ie, I could raise them for track days, and lower for normal riding.  On the other hand, I'm considering the engine guards just so I could mount some highway pegs in order to stretch my legs on long jaunts.



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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #5 on: September 12, 2015, 02:41:13 AM
With the ground clearance this bike has I'm not sure these pegs would interfere with cornering.
Shado I have to wonder if the hip thingy isn't somehow connected to the lowered seat height.  Wouldn't that increase your hip angle?  Increased seat height = less hip angle??
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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #6 on: September 12, 2015, 11:57:44 AM
Agreed grnmtvt I have just put the lowered seat on my XR and now have a chronic back ache this morning could be unrelated but seems a coincidence never got any bad back on the Trophy pain in the left shoulder but no back or lower back problems.  Shoulder problem is from a broken collar bone 20 years ago that did not heal correctly but too late to do anything now.

But thinking back {Excuse the pun} I was on the NineT yesterday great fun but uncomfortable maybe that is the reason for the pain today.

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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #7 on: September 12, 2015, 08:20:02 PM
grnmtvt your right by jove, thats it, great website btw , thanks, and fgdriver I had a RnineT before I traded it in against the XR I loved it she didnt love me :( and to be honest not a lot of bike for the money compared to the XR.
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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #8 on: September 12, 2015, 09:06:06 PM
Agree for what it is very overpriced considering the lack of electronic toys which could still be there but hidden and the fact it is the old air-cooled engine so no development cost there only the getting it in to the bike.  Tell you the truth the Triumph Bonnie was a better ride not as fast but better pitch into a corner and on a retro its not about speed and over 4k cheaper.  Apologies I have a soft spot for Triumph my father had a few in his day and grew up with his exploits on the roads around Otley Ilkley and Skipton.

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Re: Peg lowering kit by suburban machinery
Reply #9 on: September 13, 2015, 12:30:02 AM
Hey fgdriver no need to apologise bud, my other baby :)

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