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Hi.  I may be a bit thick (most likely) but I don't see how you lowered the foot pegs.  I have a 2006 Nevada and I would like to do this but they bolt directly to the frame and there is only an inch or so before they would foul the pipes - all I can find that is ready made is this by EMP www.empmotorparts.nl/en/footpeg-lowering-sets/footpeg-lowering-set-black
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Hi I will take photos of foot rests tonight and try to explain what I did.
Only down and back about one inch but suits me fine 

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My Nevada is a 750cc 1994 model.
Did not like the wide footrests. Fitted rear footrests including bracket to front bracket with long bolt going through both brackets and foot peg. Made angle piece to stop bracket twisting and left in rear fixing footrest bolt so as to not lose it.
This put new foot peg about one inch lower and one inch further back, not a lot but made it more comfortable for me. lowered brake and gear change pedals.
Fitted cheap pillion foot rests £10 on eBay.
Can all be changed back to standard anytime.










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You know, thats bloody brilliant!!

I think I may give that a go over winter, although I may use something with a hole in it, like a fat metal ferrule to go back into the space the footrest came from and the bolt could pass through.


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You did a good job there.
I don't lack the skill but I do lack the time and effort. Which is why I opted for the Knight Design. I don't know if you can see the 2-in drop well. They do ones with deeper and shallower drops but not with the rubber foot that matches the original. Of course this requires dropping the pedals which is another issue.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote nab301 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Oct 2018 at 19:52
Originally posted by George S George S wrote:

Hi I will take photos of foot rests tonight and try to explain what I did.
Only down and back about one inch but suits me fine 


Thanks for posting!
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Hi,
Hope these images work.
I got these off the big shopping site and they did the job for me on my V7 Stone. Been on about 10,000 miles now and no problems. Described as Aprilia Mana 850 parts made by MC Motorparts for the riser/dropper and described as Universal CNC billet footpegs, can't remember seller's name.
About £50 the lot and worth every penny for my comfort!
The riser/dropper rotates giving 360 degrees of 40mm throw so quite a range of adjustment, The brake pedal peg was cut down from the black piece shown. I made it to give me a bigger area to find in a panic.
Hope this is useful,

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John

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Very neat.
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You cannot see the other side of my V7ii but I fitted one of these to the brake as I reckon italians must have tiny toes and I need a brake lever I can get more than my big toe onto.  That required me to fabricate an adjuster for the rear brake lever; after a couple of false-starts it's now a hefty steel bracket some 5mm thick with an M5 adjustment screw and lock nut.


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Originally posted by George S George S wrote:

Photos of Nevada with new handlebars. 
Might not win a beauty contest but bike is now a delight to ride. Should even start using sides of tyres now.Clap










That's a lovely looking bike now. 

Something I've been told is that high bars cause back ache.  Also that the ends of the bars should not be higher than inboard, "donkey ears", as this twists the arms and rotates the shoulders, causing back ache again. I try to fit the bars with the grips horizontal or the ends slightly lowered. 
Fitting is very personalised so what ever suits you is best.

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"That's a lovely looking bike now.  

Something I've been told is that high bars cause back ache.  Also that the ends of the bars should not be higher than inboard, "donkey ears", as this twists the arms and rotates the shoulders, causing back ache again. I try to fit the bars with the grips horizontal or the ends slightly lowered.  
Fitting is very personalised so what ever suits you is best."

Thanks for compliment. Have been thinking of rotating bars to make grips horizontal. Trouble is Nevada tank is high so I will have to reduce turning lock to prevent bars hitting tank. Something I might do if long journeys prove to be uncomfortable

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1961 Zigolo 110cc
1961 Stornello 125cc
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Hi George can you do me a favour and measure the length of your rear shocks eye to eye please Thumbs Up 
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Originally posted by johnno johnno wrote:

Hi George can you do me a favour and measure the length of your rear shocks eye to eye please Thumbs Up 

Hi Johnno with bike on centre stand wheel clear of ground shocks centre to centre of eyes 390 mm
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Topman it's given me an idea with me xpa 750Thumbs Up 
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Originally posted by johnno johnno wrote:

Topman it's given me an idea with me xpa 750Thumbs Up 

According to my workshop manual different rear shocks on 750XPA 
Original fitted were Marzocchi with 5 position manual setting pre-load
Centre to centre eyes 370mm stroke 115.5mm
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1961 Stornello 125cc
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