Raising Pasenger Pegs on 81 GL1100

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Raising Pasenger Pegs on 81 GL1100

Post by selahf » Thu Sep 30, 2010 1:17 pm

Anyone have any elegant solutions to raising the passenger foot pegs on a GL1100? My wife is short and finds the bike uncomfortable because her feet don't quite reach the foot pegs. I know I can add a wooden block to make the pegs higher, but I am looking for something that looks better than the block on a kids bicycle pedals. Perhaps some way of mounting boards a couple inches higher....

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Re: Raising Pasenger Pegs on 81 GL1100

Post by MJSantos » Fri Oct 01, 2010 12:53 pm

I looked at my 83 Interstate and my suggestion would be to have a local welding shop maybe form some 1/4 steel kind if in an "S" pattern then use the existing mount holes on the bike. This would allow you to still get the side covers off.

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Re: Raising Pasenger Pegs on 81 GL1100

Post by dnehasert » Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:00 pm

I've installed universal pegs on the down tubes above the passenger foot pegs. Check out ,
http://www.jcwhitney.com/motorcycle/foo ... j3s18.jcwx

Some may be too big to clamp on frame and clear the gas tank. Doug

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