Jo Rhett jorhett at
Thu Jan 17 15:21:14 PST 2008

Well don't get the Vortex ones.  They are spikey.  I never knew how  
much I used the footpegs when moving the bikes around, especially  
loading them up for travel, until my latest bike came with Vortex  
rearsets.  These superspikey pegs *HURT* when you grab them.

On Jan 17, 2008, at 2:39 PM, Architeuthis dux wrote:
> My only complaint about the Woodcraft rearsets are that the pegs  
> are absolutely unforgiving on shins.  Maybe I'm just a spaz, but  
> man, I'm constantly hitting 'em.
> -rg
> Jo Rhett wrote:
>> I use the woodcraft highmount ones and they work well for me.   
>> They also have another set that's not as high but the same  
>> distance back.   All interchangeable parts.
>> On Jan 17, 2008, at 2:20 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
>>> Thanks a lot Jo, I will take a look.
>>> Yeah, it's a real battle for me between peg height and knee comfort
>>> too. I have a 33-inch inseam. I rode (or tried to ride at least)  
>>> on an
>>> AMA racer's 600 not long ago (it had no seat, just a pad) and I felt
>>> like a pretzel. I later measured the distance from top of seat to  
>>> pegs
>>> and my SV was 2 full inches more. I was told that pro racers  
>>> don't use
>>> seats. What the hell does Ruben Xaus do? :)
>>> On 1/17/08, Jo Rhett <jorhett at> wrote:
>>>> On Jan 17, 2008, at 11:12 AM, Erik Weber wrote:
>>>>> I have adapters, 1 inch up and 1 inch back. The most I've seen
>>>>> rearsets offer is 1.5 inches up and 1 inch back (or was it 1  
>>>>> inch up
>>>>> and 1.5 inches back?). I guess that half inch will maybe make the
>>>>> difference. But, unlike everyone else I guess, I like my  
>>>>> folding pegs.
>>>>> I haven't seen any rearsets that let you keep the stock (or OEM
>>>>> replacement) pegs. Maybe I should look again.
>>>> Oh there are others that go higher.  PP Tuning, OSF and Vortex are
>>>> all adjustable and will go significantly higher than that.  I'm
>>>> having trouble getting the Vortex low enough to make my knees  
>>>> happy.
>>>> As far as stock pegs, get the Woodcraft high-mount rearsets.  They
>>>> work with stock everything except the longer shift bar.
>>>> idproduct=17609
>>>> -- 
>>>> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>>>> #553 WERA West / AFM
>>>> #5 SMRRC

Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
#553 WERA West / AFM

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