F800GS Rear Brake

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  1. 47cdc

    47cdc Adventurer

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    Ordering a new 2014 800GS (non-ADV) and was hoping to upgrade the stock rear brake pedal which seems buried to my size 14 foot. I saw Touratech makes an adjustable (2 position for height, 2 position for length). Was wondering if anyone had any experience lengthening and increasing the size of the pedal with an aftermarket piece? If so, what have you have and from whom?

    Many thx in advance!:1drink
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  2. sarathmenon

    sarathmenon Armchair Adventurer

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    I have this, and couldn't be happier. I've heard someone here say that they had retrofitted the adventure's brake pedal onto the standard trim, but that looks very expensive.
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  3. jengel451

    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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    The biggest improvement for individuals of larger stature seems to be large/lowered pegs.

    Once I did that, the brake pedal was a non issue, and I could ride all day on the pegs.
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  4. NCD

    NCD Dirty Hairy

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    I have you beat with size 15 stompers. The TT adjustable pegs are very wide, and bring them down and forward, too. Then just carefully bend the brake pedal out a cm or two and you're good to go.
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  5. 47cdc

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    Has anyone tried the Touratech adjustable brake pedal?
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  6. 47cdc

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    Any suggestions on specific peg lowering kits or adjustable pegs?
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  7. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    I have a pair of SW motech, cheaper than most of the options out there and can be lowered up to 2cm. love them both on and offroad. so thrilled with them that I bought another pair for my 1150
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  8. jengel451

    jengel451 1 Cool MotherF#$cker

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  9. Angryrican

    Angryrican know nothing all

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    I had it and the adjustment was minimal at best, I ended up buying the fitting the pedal from an f800GS Adv and it has been much better but I'm a size 10 shoe not a 14, Touratech makes pegs that sit rearward and will give you more space so I would try that first
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  10. JRWooden

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    I have the Wunderlich enlarger, but if I had it to do over again I'd get the touratech as it wouldn't get slippery in the mud........... as it is an open design......

    I can't find it on the website right now ...
    It looked almost like this one:

    http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/...l-Extension-R1100GS-after-9-97-models-R1150GS

    and was $35 or so bucks...

    There's a thread here somewhere on changing the bump-stop for the rear pedal so the resting position is a bit lower...
    it's on my list............. :lol3
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  11. sarathmenon

    sarathmenon Armchair Adventurer

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    Woody, you talking about this one?
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  12. JRWooden

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    Yeah... dat's da one! :clap
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