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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 02-12-2012, 11:52 AM Thread Starter
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Good day S3 Pilots!

My 2009 Speed Triple is the best bike I've ever ridden in 30+ years of corner carving. That said, I'm 6'5" tall, and always wanted another inch or so of legroom on the S3.

I now have that inch of legroom using Knight Design footpegs designed for the Speed Triple. These pegs are of outstanding quality, each made from a single block of aluminum- you can choose different colors and also choose different cut patterns. Install time took less than 5 minutes for both and they fit perfectly using the OEM hardware from the original pegs.

I would absolutely recommend these pegs, and Knight Design, which you can find at http://www.knightdesignllc.com/

A great mod for your Speed Triple if you want to lower the pegs an inch!

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post #2 of 34 (permalink) Old 02-12-2012, 02:15 PM
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Hi and thx for posting the pics. How much was the set? Are you happy with the traction pattern?
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I am very happy with the traction pattern. They are about $ 130ish for a set, at least in blue; I don't know if they are less or different in other colors. Very worth the cash.

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Oh Yeah, they also come in a few different traction patterns as well.

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Those are nice, good find.

Keep the rubber side down!
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Those are nice, good find.
Thanks...yeah, I've never seen them on another S3, and think they are totally cool.

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Just ordered a set of SideTrax Pegs from them for my 2010 Speedie. Should be here by Mon next week, thanks for the post!
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These are nice but also check out the MFW Vario pegs, they have a great range of adjustment for a couple bucks more. The MFW system is a three piece design that is adjustable for postion and makes them easily moved from one bike to the next

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade...view/4707/762/
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I've been doing the "buell footpeg mod" for about 5 years now. Originally I had them on my highly customized VFR . Sorry no close up pic but you can just make them out in this one:



I had to file them down a bit to fit the narrower Honda perches. Since I kept them when I sold that bike and bolted them on the speedy, I'm not sure if they need any modification. Unmodified, they may slip right in the wider Triumph hangers. I typically keep a 2-3mm chicken strip and have never ground these on the speedy. Really save my knees on very long days (600+ miles).



The good news is they are, or at least were, about $100 cheaper than the knightdesign: $40 shipped. But that was in '07 and who knows now since they are out of business......
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I've been doing the "buell footpeg mod" for about 5 years now. Originally I had them on my highly customized VFR . Sorry no close up pic but you can just make them out in this one:



I had to file them down a bit to fit the narrower Honda perches. Since I kept them when I sold that bike and bolted them on the speedy, I'm not sure if they need any modification. Unmodified, they may slip right in the wider Triumph hangers. I typically keep a 2-3mm chicken strip and have never ground these on the speedy. Really save my knees on very long days (600+ miles).



The good news is they are, or at least were, about $100 cheaper than the knightdesign: $40 shipped. But that was in '07 and who knows now since they are out of business......
They are way scarce to find now...if at all...

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