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Hey guys, thanks in advance for reading.

I am 6'7" or so and about 220lbs. My last bike was a hayabusa, only because it was comfortable being so tall. But on that bike, as well as my new 300, I would have loved to move the pegs or rear sets (if im calling it the right thing) down or back a bit. My knees are a bit cramped and I would like to be able to get the correct tank squeeze with my legs for cornering, and also reduce the angle at which i have to hold my leg.

I am aware that on a cruiser, you can use some kind of forward controls, I am wondering about this for my 300, but down and back.

Another issue i run into, is when i flatfoot the pegs to use the brake or shift, if i have to slow down to turn, my knee gets pinned under the handle bars, and i have to think quick to yank it out to put my foot down. Almost dropped her twice from that.

If anyone has some feedback on how to adjust, where to buy, what to change (other than saying buy a new bike), please let me know. Just need a little more leg room. :)

Thanks

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UI think I have a similar issue. I am 5'11 and have loong legs. It feels as though my right foot/ankle is in a awkward position and isn't relaxed . Feels like the brake pedal is too upright and makes my foot strain to not press it unintentionally. Maybe it is just something I will get used to the more I ride?
 

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I'm no expert on this, but I was at a dealership yesterday. There was a girl there who was looking into the 300 and she was about 5'2", or vertically challenged as she described it. The sales guy was giving her a few options to lower the bike for her. Have you tried visiting a dealership to get some ideas?
 

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Well those are interesting...But looks like they shift the position both back and up. So potentially it keeps within the same radius of movement for your leg/foot position. So if a short person could reach the regular position, they could reach the position a bit further back and up. So might not make a difference for taller riders, but certainly an interesting find :)
 

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Essentially they are designed to lift the rear sets.. Racers need more room in the corners so that is really all your going to get from this product or any of the racing style rear sets..

This product will drop your knees though, so not sure if you are riding high on the tank or anything like that.. That is my issue, I have longer legs and I feel I am cramped and I have messed around with were my foot would be if I installed these and it seems like it might help you if you feel cramped.
 

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UI think I have a similar issue. I am 5'11 and have loong legs. It feels as though my right foot/ankle is in a awkward position and isn't relaxed . Feels like the brake pedal is too upright and makes my foot strain to not press it unintentionally. Maybe it is just something I will get used to the more I ride?

You should be able to adjust the position of the brake.
 

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But as a side note, these have not been tested yet on the 300.. They look like they would fit but its not 100% yet.. So if anyone plans on ordering them make sure the seller has a good return policy just in case :)
 

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Hey guys, thanks in advance for reading.

I am 6'7" or so and about 220lbs. My last bike was a hayabusa, only because it was comfortable being so tall. But on that bike, as well as my new 300, I would have loved to move the pegs or rear sets (if im calling it the right thing) down or back a bit. My knees are a bit cramped and I would like to be able to get the correct tank squeeze with my legs for cornering, and also reduce the angle at which i have to hold my leg.

If anyone has some feedback on how to adjust, where to buy, what to change (other than saying buy a new bike), please let me know. Just need a little more leg room. :)

Thanks

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G'day mate! I'm also 6'6" and struggle with some rear leg room. After shifting and depending on the road i'm riding on i quickly change feet positions so that only the ball of my feet/toes are on the pegs. This small adjustment of foot position drops my knees just enough so that they are comfortable below the reach of the handlebars and to where i believe the knees are meant to sit for the average height rider.
 

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Hey guys, thanks in advance for reading.

I am 6'7" or so and about 220lbs. My last bike was a hayabusa, only because it was comfortable being so tall. But on that bike, as well as my new 300, I would have loved to move the pegs or rear sets (if im calling it the right thing) down or back a bit. My knees are a bit cramped and I would like to be able to get the correct tank squeeze with my legs for cornering, and also reduce the angle at which i have to hold my leg.

I am aware that on a cruiser, you can use some kind of forward controls, I am wondering about this for my 300, but down and back.

Another issue i run into, is when i flatfoot the pegs to use the brake or shift, if i have to slow down to turn, my knee gets pinned under the handle bars, and i have to think quick to yank it out to put my foot down. Almost dropped her twice from that.

If anyone has some feedback on how to adjust, where to buy, what to change (other than saying buy a new bike), please let me know. Just need a little more leg room. :)

Thanks

Medic
You had a busa but don't know what rear sets are:confused:
 

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SV Racing's ones are $175 shipped for far more precise shifter & brake along with adjustability that the stocker can't match.
 

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Vortex.:cool:

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