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Offline bajakirch

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Highway peg options
« on: April 01, 2013, 11:47:47 am »
This summer I plan to take my first long-distance -- as in 'multi-day' -- motorcycle trip. I expect to do about 1000-1200 miles over 3 days. One thing I know just from the riding I've done up to this point, my knees start to ache after even a couple hours of riding. I usually mitigate it with some ibuprofen, but I don't want to be gobbling that much Vitamin I over 3 days.

What I'm looking for is a set of highway pegs fo the C10 that meet the following criteria:
1. Easy to install -- I still consider myself to be a novice wrencher
2. Easy to remove -- It already takes me most of an evening to remove the fairings, I don't want to add significantly to that
3. Affordable -- Murph's tipover bars are great, but at $340 are WAAAAAYYY out of my price range. I'm trying to find something under $100 (if it exists)
4. Durable -- I don't expect them to serve as true tip-over bars, but I don't want them to break off the first time I bump into a post.

If anyone has any suggestions, please let me know.

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2013, 12:14:13 pm »
KB foot forward. pegs http://www.murphskits.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=104 happiest $142 you'll ever spend easy to install and your knees. will love you for it.

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2013, 01:02:53 pm »
Just to throw out another option that has worked for many are John"PEG MAN" Hildebran riding Hi-Way Pegs. Look sharp too.... You can google Hildebran riding pegs should get you there and his design which works very well. If they interest you you can e-mail him at johnspegs@yahoo.com

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2013, 03:16:44 pm »
I will have a used set of the Hildebran Highway pegs for sale later this week. (Painting this week and rainy days are work on bike days) They are in good shape and will serve someone well. My legs are too short for them with the Russell DayLong, so off to the Emporium they go.
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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2013, 04:28:16 pm »
I will have a used set of the Hildebran Highway pegs for sale later this week. (Painting this week and rainy days are work on bike days) They are in good shape and will serve someone well. My legs are too short for them with the Russell DayLong, so off to the Emporium they go.

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2018, 01:38:20 am »
Bringing this back from the dead...

After reading exactly 17 old discussions about highway pegs, I had decided to reach out to John Hildebran only to get an email response today saying "I don't make the highway pegs any more. You might find some on the Concours Owners site".

Before committing to the "KB Foot Forward Highway Pegs" I wanted to understand what other options there could possibly be out there.

Also, I came across the attached highway pegs, allegedly for a C10. Does anyone recognize it? It seems to be it is missing some mounting hardware.

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2018, 11:37:19 am »
Those look to be the Hildebrand pegs that I have.

The only thing missing is the mounting bolt. The flat bar fits up though the fairing "shark gill",
and bolts to an existing mount. Without looking at the bike, I don't remember what mount it is,
or if the peg mount replaced an existing bolt.

Very easy to mount, and easy to remove for maintenance.

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2018, 12:02:50 pm »
Ditto  :great:

Just to throw out another option that has worked for many are John"PEG MAN" Hildebran riding Hi-Way Pegs. Look sharp too.... You can google Hildebran riding pegs should get you there and his design which works very well. If they interest you you can e-mail him at johnspegs@yahoo.com

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2018, 03:20:24 pm »
BruceB,

You are correct, these are Hildebrand's pegs. I can't find any detailed photos of his pegs or how they actually mount. Would it be possible for you to send/post some photos? I need to visualize what is missing and how to make this work.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2018, 12:21:41 pm »
I need a set

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Re: Highway peg options
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2018, 01:09:06 am »
I need a set

Murphy's has a set. Just be careful not over-torquing the standoff bolts... in doubt, just look for my new thread about how I stripped the nut thread today installing the highway pegs..

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