emulators

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Fri Jan 18 22:53:44 PST 2008


I just use flat plate, and ran the stock footpegs for years. Once  
they're up about 2 inches and back a bit they don't drag - unless you  
keep the feelers on.

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Jan 18, 2008, at 11:16 AM, Erik Weber wrote:

> Randy, the challenge is the bend I described in my response to
> Matthew. I can get the metal and do the drilling. But how would I make
> that bend? I have no shop tools. I'm talking poor man's way here.
> Maybe two plates connected to each other like this?
>
> | <-- foot peg holes go in this plate
> ||
> | <-- this plate attaches to stock foot peg bracket (rider's left)
>
>
> Otherwise you end up with the pegs out farther from the bike than
> stock, which is somewhat self-defeating.
>
>
> On 1/18/08, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Make 'em. Plate Al, a drill, saw and sander. Easy and cheap.
>> And yes, I do make my own.
>>
>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>>
>> 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.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 1/17/08, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>> One word: Rearsets.
>>>>
>>>> Impossible to drag those pegs...
>>>>
>>>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>>>>
>>>> On Jan 16, 2008, at 1:16 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Jo. I have considered dropping the front, but really what I
>>>>> was
>>>>> getting at was that I'm a lean angle junkie. :) Even when riding
>>>>> hard
>>>>> enough to scrape the pegs pretty good there is still about 1/8-
>>>>> inch of
>>>>> the rear tire I'm not using.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 1/15/08, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com> wrote:
>>>>>> On Jan 15, 2008, at 4:54 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
>>>>>>> The only thing I know for sure I want is more ride height.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> You can drop the forks in the triple tree to get better
>>>>>> dynamics.  I
>>>>>> found after a while more ride height just caused me to spin up  
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> rear more, so I ended up dropping the front instead which worked
>>>>>> out
>>>>>> fine.  My final adjustment was like 8mm showing through the  
>>>>>> triple
>>>>>> tree and that's how I like it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>>>>>> #553 WERA West / AFM
>>>>>> #5 SMRRC
>>>>>>
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