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Just got in my footpegs I ordered from Bosley's Footpegs. WOW I'm keeping these babies Raw Stainless they are so good lookin.

I can dance on these pegs and never worry about falling off.

Still need to adjust the brake pedal as I had the pegs lowered for comfort.

So glad I went this route for the pegs, wearing a size 13 doesn't help with those pegs made for a Japanese school boy. So much more Comfort.
 

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Just got in my footpegs I ordered from Bosley's Footpegs. WOW I'm keeping these babies Raw Stainless they are so good lookin.



I can dance on these pegs and never worry about falling off.



Still need to adjust the brake pedal as I had the pegs lowered for comfort.



So glad I went this route for the pegs, wearing a size 13 doesn't help with those pegs made for a Japanese school boy. So much more Comfort.
Those look great. Shame that the makers of pegs charge so much money. They are small and don't require much steel, yet they all cost over a hundred fifty bucks. Yea, let me go get two Benjamins off the money tree in my back yard. The Bastages.

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to be honest, these pegs would run 250-300 if they were made here in the US. I used to be a metal fabricator for a living, the price I paid for these pegs (145.00 US) shipped to me from the Czech republic is far from a huge price. These are stainless steel (8mm thick) bent formed and tig welded. Do you know how to TIG weld? I do and it is a skill that requires payment. Price IMS pegs for a comparison
 

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The whole peg is made from 8mm thick stainless steel, lowered 40mm from stock position and a huge platform to rest my foot on. All made by hand from one of the nicest guys in the Czech Republic. Radan is an artist for sure.
 

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to be honest, these pegs would run 250-300 if they were made here in the US. I used to be a metal fabricator for a living, the price I paid for these pegs (145.00 US) shipped to me from the Czech republic is far from a huge price. These are stainless steel (8mm thick) bent formed and tig welded. Do you know how to TIG weld? I do and it is a skill that requires payment. Price IMS pegs for a comparison
....and anyone would pay 250-300 for foot pegs I have some nice property cheap in the fl everglades. They are beautiful, no doubt, and most practical. But that much for a simple set of pegs is like buying $100 buttons and sewing them on a shirt. Just say'n is all. Sticking with stock pegs unless my great aunt leaves me her fortune.

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There are plenty of options in the $50 dollar range for pegs that are much more aggressive than stock. DRC's are $52. Black steel pegs that are more than adequate. I've done some dumb things with my Africa Twin wearing all kinds of footwear (Vans, Work Boots, Alpinestar Tech 10's) and never had a problem with the DRC pegs.

Not stealing from OP's thunder, the Bosley's look badass, but almost anything is better than stock IMO and you don't have to spend $100's. Save the fancy pegs for the moto bike =)
 

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Will look into those. Many thanks. Still hope my great aunt leaves me her fortune though :)

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If your bike is a 2016 or 2017 you have a billion options for super cheap pegs. If you have a 2018 or 2019 not such a big selection as they changed the whole peg.
2017, yea, seen lots of cheap options on eBay. Probably going for the $50 DCT ones.

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I like the stock pegs and their rubber cushion. The thought of lowering the pegs a bit is intriguing though. I spent some time riding a 2017 AT, and my legs fit the tank perfectly when I was in the low spot of the seat. My 36 inch inseam made me bend my legs a bit or shoot them out when I put my feet down - but I was ok with it. They sold the 2017 I was looking at - and made a deal on a 2018 ATAS. A bit more suspension and a bit more seat padding - standing over the bike with an inch and a half extra made me fit perfectly. But when I put my feet onto the pegs - the higher seat (and changes to the tank) meant that my knees no longer have the room I'd like. I compromise by using the seat in the low position - which also moves it back a bit. But to save my knees I'm sitting even farther back than what I really want which has me sliding forward and just not being where I want to be for handling the bike. I have plenty of ground clearance - but I wonder if it is noticeable that the lowered pegs make you set your feet further apart also? I put lowered passenger pegs on my FZ-09 but ended up taking them off because my girlfriend didn't like how they made her spread her feet farther. Hmm - worth looking into...
 

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I do like the look for sure and agree $150 for quality is money well spent. I have never regretted buying good products but have paid many times over for trying to save a buck.

I could use some more room on my left foot too.
 

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Blake, I noticed you have the AltRider footbrake pad with the riser. How do you like the riser, I've heard both good and not so good.
 

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the altrider brake control is just OK. Maybe for a long ride it would help but not something I would spend the money on again.
 

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I like the stock pegs and their rubber cushion. The thought of lowering the pegs a bit is intriguing though. I spent some time riding a 2017 AT, and my legs fit the tank perfectly when I was in the low spot of the seat. My 36 inch inseam made me bend my legs a bit or shoot them out when I put my feet down - but I was ok with it. They sold the 2017 I was looking at - and made a deal on a 2018 ATAS. A bit more suspension and a bit more seat padding - standing over the bike with an inch and a half extra made me fit perfectly. But when I put my feet onto the pegs - the higher seat (and changes to the tank) meant that my knees no longer have the room I'd like. I compromise by using the seat in the low position - which also moves it back a bit. But to save my knees I'm sitting even farther back than what I really want which has me sliding forward and just not being where I want to be for handling the bike. I have plenty of ground clearance - but I wonder if it is noticeable that the lowered pegs make you set your feet further apart also? I put lowered passenger pegs on my FZ-09 but ended up taking them off because my girlfriend didn't like how they made her spread her feet farther. Hmm - worth looking into...

The feet do not move except up and down. It's not moving the mounting location, just dropping the platform straight down. I am 6'4" tall with a 36" inseam also. Keeping blood flow to the legs on long rides is key. the less bend in the knee allows more flow.
 

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thanks Blake for the info. I've heard that before, but what about when your standing up on the pegs is there a benefit then? For me when I'm standing up and reach for the brake pedal it seems that I have to press down quite a lot. Thanks for your information in advance.
 

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The feet do not move except up and down. It's not moving the mounting location, just dropping the platform straight down. I am 6'4" tall with a 36" inseam also. Keeping blood flow to the legs on long rides is key. the less bend in the knee allows more flow.
Using the stock pegs my feet are up against the frame - over the pivot for the pegs. So my feet will be out about an inch further on each side to clear the mount for the pegs. Angling my feet in towards the shifter and brake pedal might be uncomfortable. It's just a matter of which is more comfortable. I might mock up a set with wood just to test the fit...
 

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I'm going to try these "fit over stock" aluminum ones. Can't go wrong for under $23.


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I bought some

I bought some, and I love them. I bought the standard spec size Large
 

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Love my pivot pegz, but just like yours THEY WILL EAT YOUR LEGS/CALVES. But I must say I did by the condom’s for mine, those rubber toppers are kinda nice for everyday commuting...







https://pivotpegz.com/collections/honda
 
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the ONLY down fall I can find with these pegs are the sheer size. I chose to leave them raw to see the beauty of the stainless but man are these things sharp. I am going to have to pull them off and buff the edges on the outside so I stop cutting my legs open. While riding, I could do a two step while riding. I have room for days!
 
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