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How are you guys making out with the foot brake ? Do you keep your foot flared out almost sideways, on the peg ? Or do you point your foot straight up to the heavens ? Since the brake pedal is too far back,(too close to the peg) floorboards may be the easy answer. I just hate to start scrapin'.
I guess i'll be scrapin soon anyway. Haven't yet.
 

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I moved my brake pedal down ;D So now my foot doesn't rest on it. I just have to reach a little to activate it.
 

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I just move my foot back a little bit, so the peg is not right in the crook of my boot heel, but a little more further up, like nearly on the ball of the foot.

So far, I've found the rear brake to be pretty easy to get to.
 

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I've knocked my foot off the pegs a couple of times when the heel on my boots grounded in corners.
I now keep my boot heel on top of the peg (forward) and still cover the brake easily from that position. I'm sure the brake pedal will need a bit of adjustment to keep my foot closer to level.
Jerbear
 

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Had to relocate my brake pedal forward (or downward?) a bit. Couldn't get the lever to back off of the shaft myself so the dealer did it for me. I might have it too low..am waiting on my first service to maybe re-adjust.
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I point up toward the sky. I haven't attempted to move it down/forward yet but I'm about to investigate as to how.
 

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Moving it down a notch was my thought. First thing in the morning ,down a notch it is.
 

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I had to move the lever by bending it a tad to the left,& then up a bit :) now my foot fits nicely under the brake pedal & makes sure I don't brake when riding & hold my foot fast in place the way I like it. It was a must do opporation right from the get go.........otherwise it looks stupid riding with your foot facing outwards........ just my 2 cents Gregster 8)
 

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I'm leaving it alone til I change out the footpegs... the stock ones are my only beef with M109
 

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i switched my pegs with the kuryakyn switchblades, had to put a spacer in to cover about 1/4" but not noticable. i'll try to post pic later this weekend if interested.
 

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Super interested - that was my first choice on what I wanted to try but hoped someone else would try them first ;)
 

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please do post that pic. i'm interested in getting some as well.
 

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Aussie109 said:
I've ordered a set just hope I ordered the correct adaptor.
Can anyone advise the correct part number for the ISO grips?
I put the part number 6235 on mine ,, worked perfect . they came with the throttle tube already on them .
 

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I caught my self putting pressure on the foot brake pedal so I moved it down one notch and it made a big difference. Now I can keep my foot straight on the peg and not touch the brake pedel unless needed. :)
 

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Talked with Cobra, and They have made Cobra Slashdowns which are just small floors, they can be seen on the Cobra USA website, on the custom M109R they produced. They will be available end of July according to Rep. In the meantime, I just re splined my Brake lever.
 

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How are you guys moving the rear brake down a notch?  Could someone please post a good explanation or a pic?
 

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I moved it down so far it wouldn't break anymore. So I took it off and beat the crap out of it with a 29oz hammer against the cemet and then moved it up and my foot fits underneath it.

Worst break leve design ever.
 
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