Footpeg bolt failed while riding

Brian Mullen vnvbandit at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 12:21:23 PDT 2007


Looks like the bolt just failed. It seems to me that you could just remove
the bolt and replace it. Is the mount OK?

that's my .02 worth!!

Brian


On 8/25/07, Dave C <dlc-mica at halibut.com> wrote:
>
>
> On my way home from work yesterday, which consisted of about 20 miles of
> rush-hour traffic on 101 and 880 from Sunnyvale to the East Bay, my right
> footpeg
> snapped off.  (Luckily it waited until I was in a store parking lot.)
>
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/davetoo/1236253462/in/set-72057594134909250/
>
> Honestly I can't remember if I've removed that peg before or not, so I
> don't know
> if I overtorqued it.  As I mention in the captions I often crouch with my
> butt
> hovering above the seat to work on my legs for the track.  I had figured
> with
> all the punishment stock pegs take from fast track riders, they'd be OK.
>
> OK so I'm bigger than the average track rider :)  Somewhere around 260
> lbs.  But
> I'd figured since my legs were soaking up the road shocks this should have
> been OK.
>
> I guess I'd better change the left bolt now too :)
>
>
>


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