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Offline sputnikk23

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2019 Tall guy ergonomics
on: July 19, 2020, 10:44:43 AM
Hi all,

Proud new owner of a 2019 XRT Explorer.

Coming from a 2008 GS1200.

I find my legs a little cramped which my research tells me is a common enough complaint. After doing my reading I ordered and installed a pair of SW motech EVO pegs. Still finding the resting angle of knee a bit too acute.

Anyone have any other recommendations?

Seems aftermarket for 2019 is hard to come by.

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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #1 on: July 19, 2020, 04:19:36 PM
You might consider MFW Vario footpeg replacements. I just ordered some for the pillion on my Tiger 1200 which others have used here. There is a 30 mm version for the rider. You might look at a couple of YouTube videos on these before buying as they do seem to push your feet out a little wider altering your foot stance on the gear/brake lever which may or may not suit you.


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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #2 on: July 19, 2020, 05:23:51 PM
Hi sputnikk23 and  :400: to the family  :821:

Maybe a dumb question, but I assume you have already your seat in the high position?
If that is not sufficient you can try and find a taller seat.

Hth,  Theo
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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #3 on: July 19, 2020, 06:45:35 PM
I've thought about the seat option but this thing comes with heated seats and I don't want to lose that option. I was thinking of maybe getting some custom work done to raise the padding which is what I did on my gsxr once.

Yes, seat is in high position but I'll double check I got the setting right. I don't think it's marked so I could have gotten it wrong.

Will also check out those MFW pegs @Xcatel . Thanks. Got a link by any chance?

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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #4 on: July 19, 2020, 06:51:05 PM
I ordered from here but I would say many places do them. https://www.bikefarmmv.com/epages/79512538.sf/en_IE/?ObjectPath=/Shops/79512538/Products/%22VR%20TR%20Vario%20Rasten%5B1%5D%22

Note that a full 50mm drop on the riders pegs are not really encouraged, I would stick with the 30mm. Doublecheck compatibility/suitability for the riders pegs, I have only researched the pillion.
Last Edit: July 19, 2020, 06:58:13 PM by XCaTel

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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #5 on: July 20, 2020, 01:49:31 PM
Try adding a cool cover:
https://www.coolcovers.co.uk/
I fitted one, and it has made a significant difference.
I’m 6’3” and I’d already fitted lower pegs.

Hope that helps.

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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #6 on: August 02, 2020, 02:28:36 PM
Quick update and a follow up question.

* I removed the rubber pads and sacrificed a little vertical room and brought the pegs slightly forward (I believe reminiscent of the gs1200 I came from) and it's certainly helped. Still dying to be up further though.


I have a guy who will pad the seat up and not ruin the heating function, I just have to wait to go to him because I'm going on tour in a week. Can't risk not getting seat back in time.

In the meantime I'm looking into those MFW vario pegs and I want to try them. OFFICIALLY it says there no fitment option for the 2019 (V301) .

However, if one compares the schematic for a 2012 explorer versus a 2019 on the footpegs... Despite being slightly diff part numbers they look IDENTICAL. Leading me to believe I DO have an option with MFW.

Can anyone confirm or deny that 2012 footpeg assemblies match the 2019 and are interchangeable?

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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #7 on: August 02, 2020, 08:58:07 PM
A Pic of each generation footpeg diagrams for reference:



Part numbers are: T2081519 on one side of the pic above And T2080788 on the other




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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #8 on: August 02, 2020, 10:18:15 PM
I think you will be fine on those pegs. That site I gave a link to shows 2012 onwards and lets you choose the rider pegs. The footpeg adapter, link and footpeg are three different items and can be ordered separately, you could just try ordering the adapter for now. I just got my pillion pegs and the actual footrests are small enough, you might look at some of their optional footrests with the same hangers.

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Re: 2019 Tall guy ergonomics
Reply #9 on: August 02, 2020, 10:31:30 PM
I picked out the triumph mount and on the fence between the 30mm or adjustable adapter.

Followed by these I'm thinking:


 


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