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Old 12-05-2012, 04:36 PM   #11 (permalink)
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It was a lay down. Bike was stripped of tank and carbs. Spark plugs pulled out and I was running up the street with it to pump out the mixture of WD40 and gasoline in the cylinders (cylinders had seized from from a stuck float dumping a bunch of gas in there).

Unfortunately I was on the wrong side of the bike considering the crown of the road. So when I stopped to catch my breath, the bike leaned over to the right and me being on the upper crown, I couldn't stop it from falling over. So yes, I did lay it down and I didn't crash.
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:38 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I thought it was the clovis that was failing, which is the piece that attaches directly to the bike and to which the footpeg bracket attaches. When you get the new pegs, you get a bracket with holes that line up with the clovis holes and then you screw your pegs to that bracket.
Maybe we are mixing up terms here. I thought it was the u-joint with the pin that is held in by a c-clip that is failing. Not the big chunk of mild steel that you bolt the u-joint onto.
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It was a lay down. Bike was stripped of tank and carbs. Spark plugs pulled out and I was running up the street with it to pump out the mixture of WD40 and gasoline in the cylinders (cylinders had seized from from a stuck float dumping a bunch of gas in there).

Unfortunately I was on the wrong side of the bike considering the crown of the road. So when I stopped to catch my breath, the bike leaned over to the right and me being on the upper crown, I couldn't stop it from falling over. So yes, I did lay it down and I didn't crash.
Fair enough, that does sound like laying it down. I've seen too many people take a corner too fast and then say they "had to lay it down" when they really crashed. Sorry I doubted you! :-)
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Yep, I couldn't imagine "laying it down" either. No argument from me.

I might have said dropped it if it happened to me by falling away like that.

I've laid them down too, in all sorts of goofy, non riding scenarios, when they fall to the side I'm standing on.

Laid down or dropped, they're just words.

On the subject of words, did you say anything interesting when it happened, or were you still out of breath?

I'm sorry I doubted you too.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:17 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Haha, well I just sorta turned red in the ears (I'm brown so my cheeks barely turn red), walked around to the right side of the bike and lifted it up. I usually curse myself in my head and not out-loud (gotta maintain my dignity even after embarrassing mistakes).

I supposed I coulda said dropped, but it wasn't really a drop. I held onto the left grip as long as I could before the bike actually fell from a pretty leaned over position. That said, it was enough energy to snap the cast aluminum peg so there was a bit of a "drop" involved afterall.

Oh well. I've layed the bike down onto my left shin while on a wickedly awkward hill that was wet at the same time. The bike didn't touch the ground, just ground into my leg and ankle a bit. I was fine though

Both times, I was glad to be Bonnie owner. They carry their weight magnificently low.
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Luckyduck, ok, I've figured out where we are going wrong here. The stock pegs connect directly to the clevis, and it is the clevis that is failing. When you get LSL pegs, you get a silver piece that connects to the clevis and then you screw the footpeg onto the silver piece. They call the silver piece a bracket. It does not replace the clevis, but rather pins into the clevis, so I think you still have the same problem.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:10 PM   #17 (permalink)
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AH! You are right actually. For some reason I thought differenty.

Oh well, I'll swap my passenger clevis over to the front if that's possible

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Old 12-05-2012, 07:50 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Not sure if it is, but Bikebandit sells them for $21 if you want to get a new one.

http://www.bikebandit.com/2009-trium...8732#sch631171

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Pegs were an easy install and look lovely. Not sure if they are better than Oberons, but I'm pleased. The textured surface grips really really well.

The road version I got are nicely scalloped on the bottom. What I really like about these pegs is that I can get any color or even get the racing short pegs and swap them out in less than 2 minutes.

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