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This is a discussion on Dirt Bike Pegs on the FZ-09? within the FZ-09 General Discussion forums, part of the Yamaha FZ-09 Forums category; Hi folks. Due to a severe knee injury (compound anterior dislocation) years ago, my right knee no longer flexes more than 90 degrees. Conseqently, my ...

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    Dirt Bike Pegs on the FZ-09?

    Hi folks. Due to a severe knee injury (compound anterior dislocation) years ago, my right knee no longer flexes more than 90 degrees. Conseqently, my right foot doesn't have much downforce on the peg and slides off the peg end when riding bumpy roads. I'm wondering if serated, dirt bike type pegs would fit the 2014 FZ-09 and if so, which ones?. I don't know if the popular wide platform pegs would work as I often ride with my feet pointed downward ala motard. A possible alternative is to angle cut slots/teeth in the stock pegs with a cutting wheel, though there isn't material to work with on them. Any suggestions? TIA
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    Or you might go in a different direction...

    Rubber-covered pegs are more comfortable *and* less slippery. FZ6 pegs are a direct replacement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woof View Post
    Or you might go in a different direction...

    Rubber-covered pegs are more comfortable *and* less slippery. FZ6 pegs are a direct replacement.

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    Good suggestion but rubber covered pegs are substantially thicker than stock ones and would force my legs into an even more ubcomfortable angle. Thinking about it, a lower peg than stock would work better if my boot didn't scrape in turns.
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    I made my own. I bought a pair of bmx pegs off ebay for $13. Add Kuryakyn footpeg adapters and $5 for some nuts/bolts. Total cost of about $36'sh. Now used as hiway pegs on my 800 Tiger.
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    Check out Knight designs lowering pegs, I think you'll find what your looking for. http://www.knightdesignllc.com/Produ...Z-10-Menu.html
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    On my old Hypermotard, there were rubber cushions that were removable, and underneath were serrated pegs. I took off the cushions and I did indeed find that I had more grip than before - though the pegs do tend to chew holes in the soles of your boots after a while.

    If you can find (or create) a setup, you'll probably see the benefit...
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1duckyboy View Post
    Good suggestion but rubber covered pegs are substantially thicker than stock ones and would force my legs into an even more ubcomfortable angle. Thinking about it, a lower peg than stock would work better if my boot didn't scrape in turns.
    I have similar ass-to-peg issues (in my case due to a pelvis held together by stainless steel screws (ladders are evil!)) and didn't find the ~1/4" difference to be a problem, and they were much more comfortable to the feet.

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    Disclaimer: This is probably the first time I've used "ass" and "peg" in the same sentence. Be gentle!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woof View Post
    Disclaimer: This is probably the first time I've used "ass" and "peg" in the same sentence. Be gentle!

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    As long as your not putting a peg in your ass I think your good to go.
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    Thanks for the input, guys. I'm going to give these (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...CALLO5KB&psc=1) a try. They're cheap and if they're too tall or slippery I'll take off the rubber and go at them with a cutting wheel to give them some teeth.
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