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ILLIUM Highway Pegs


timboaz

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The post on Illium brake pedal brought something to mind. Does anyone have the Illium Highway Pegs installed on a 2008 R1200RT. I have never seen one on a bike in person and wonder if they fit on easily, are sturdy, and comfortable. I also have the BMW engine guards on my bike and wonder if that will affect the installation. I am vertically challenged and would love to have somewhere to rest my feet on long trips intermittently. Any help greatly appreciated.

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Hi - I have the Illium Hway pegs on my 2008 R1200RT. Here is a photo of the LH side of the bike while riding on a ferry.

 

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I could make more detailed photos w/closeups if you'd like. Just PM me.

 

John Gamel

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Hi - Here's another photo on another ferry, showing the RH side of the bike.

 

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Pegs were easy to install, and give a lot of different positions for the feet. They're quite sturdy, and I stand on them all the time. I don't know about the engine guard bars, but don't imagine they'd interfere.

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Nice n Easy Rider

John,

 

Those look like the Ilium Sportboards, rather than the Highway Pegs which I think Timboaz was asking about in his post.

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majrosebud

Hi Tim,

 

I have a pair of Illium Highway pegs on my 07RT. I am 6'4" so our concerns might be a bit different. I can say they are of high quality and they fit the bike perfectly. No concerns whatsoever. I think they also would preserve the bike somewhat in a slow-no speed tipover. They fold up nicely under the hexhead, and look cool.

 

On long stretches, they do provide some relief. For me, the ergo on the RT is best when I don't use the Illiums. Also, the lower fairng kind of hit me about just above the ankles when I am strecthed out on the pegs. That being said, I am happy with the purchase and I'd recommend them.

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majrosebud

Reread your post. The biggest concern on buying the Illiums is mounting the pegs. Is there enough space with your BMW engine guards to fit them. I have a 2-spark guard. It's made out of some type of heavy duty rubber. Pretty common. I've seen a lot of them. I had to dremel a slight bit off the bottom of the 2-spark to accomodate the highway pegs. Really, no big deal. I'd post pics, but can't do it on this work PC. Give Illium a call and tell them about mounting them with your type of engine guard.

 

If you want, PM me and I'll text you some pics.

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Tim,

I just put the pegs on this spring and I'm 5'6" with only 29" inseam. I have Corban Low seat. I am still fine tuning the pegs for my comfort but so far I like them. the only issue i am having is that my calves hit the lower faring when i extend my legs unless I really open them up wide. They took about an hour to install and I'm no mechanic. I am glad i got them and would recommend to anyone. I too have the BMW guards and they do make it a bit snug but did not interferer.

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