Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Technical, Bike forums > KTM Tech

KTM Tech KTM Tech Forum - For Questions specific and of interest to KTM riders only. Questions comparing which bike is best etc go in the "Which Bike" forum.
Contact Overland Solutions for all your custom modifications and setup for overland travel.

Calendar Contest Voting is now CLOSED. Results to be posted shortly.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 30 Mar 2009
Contributing Member
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: North Yorkshire
Posts: 19
Fatigue reduction on 640ad:- Footpegs

Does anyone know if aftermarket foot pegs are available for a 2003 KTM 640 adventure. I am looking for pegs that are longer & wider than standard & also have rubber pads to minimise the vibrations. I have perused the net without success.
Thanks in advance.
Simon

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 31 Mar 2009
Gold Member
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: London, England
Posts: 142
The original pegs came out of the factory with rubber pads, have yours been removed? Any KTM dealer should be able to get you some, they're shared with the 990 Adv and Supermoto (if not others).
__________________
http://bigben.to/ London to....? The big bike annual rally.
http://www.mongolbikers.com 125cc London -> Mongolia.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 31 Mar 2009
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: London
Posts: 543
KTM do aftermarket rally pegs, which fit the adventure and make a significant difference if you stand on the pegs. I have fitted them to my 00 Adv and am happy with the result, although it did require changing the bracket for the left footpeg.

These are slightly longer and wider than the stock part, although you could make the same by welding on some more metal around the existing footpeg.

I don't believe they come with the rubber insert.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 1 Apr 2009
Contributing Member
New on the HUBB
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: North Yorkshire
Posts: 19
Fatigue reduction on 640ad:- Footpegs

Martin/ Matt
The original pegs I have still have the rubber pads however I would prefer much larger pegs. As I’m only 5 weeks from departure & “way above budget” I think I will opt for the welding solution as opposed to spending more of my hard earned with KTM.

Thanks for the advice, greatly appreciated.
Simon
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 2 Apr 2009
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: London
Posts: 543
Simon

Im not sure where your trip will take you, but if you plan on doing any significant off road, I would suggest you take off the rubber inserts. Although they may give a little bit of vibration relief on the tarmac, as soon as you are anywhere remotely muddy / sandy, the rubber insert becomes a liability as it will reduce your grip on the pegs.

I threw mine away after slipping of the pegs several times during an african rainy season, and was very pleased I did!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 2 Apr 2009
Gold Member
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: uk, but on the road for now.
Posts: 636
Made these this afternoon.....
Took about an hour and cost about 2 s, for my wifes 650GS but the principle would be the same on any bike.

Pete
__________________
Current trip BA to NYC: www.facebook.com/curryhunt

India and back 2009/2010:
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TTR footpegs dieg0oo Yamaha Tech 1 10 Apr 2008 16:25
Footpegs tprata56 BMW Tech 0 29 Jul 2007 22:18
Fastway Footpegs Spanish Bob Equipment Reviews 0 29 Aug 2004 17:47
KLX footpegs fit KLR? nick_ratcliff Kawasaki 1 13 Jan 2003 09:15
Is an aluminum frame fatigue prone? Jason Smolka Kawasaki 2 9 Dec 2002 18:48

 
 



HU DVD Spring Special!

Buy the Achievable Dream Collectors Set and get Road Heroes Part 1 FREE!

Achievable Dream - The Whole Enchilada!

Cooped up indoors in crap weather? Binge watch over 20 hours of inspiring, informative and entertaining stories and tips from 150 travellers! Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to order them both and use Coupon Code 'BoxSet+' on your order when you checkout.


What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders


contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!




New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.



Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!






All times are GMT +1. The time now is 13:53.