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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-29-2015, 07:54 PM Thread Starter
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Tall Boys Cycles / Softbrake Install

I'm 6'4" and had to do something, I felt cramped in my new 2015 RGS. Last week I installed the Tall Boys Cycles floorboard 2" re-locators and Softbrake shifter and brake extensions.
I've got a few hundred miles with the mods and wish I could have ridden off of the dealer showroom with these mods.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-30-2015, 05:01 AM
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Hmm I'll have to check them out. Do you know if they will work with the new lowers? Like the angle

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I put the Softbrake brake lever on my 2015. It lowers the lever 22 degrees. What a difference. It makes it much easier to drag the rear brake during low speed maneuvers. Love it.

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I have the same setup, extended shift lever from Walters workshop is a very nice addition

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-04-2015, 04:55 PM Thread Starter
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Hmm I'll have to check them out. Do you know if they will work with the new lowers? Like the angle
Good question, not sure. Wouldn't see why not. If you measurements or something, let me know.
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I have the same set up on my 2010. I am 6' 5" and I have the V Twin goodies 1 inch spacers too. What a difference.
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Hmm I'll have to check them out. Do you know if they will work with the new lowers? Like the angle
I have a set of Arlen Ness Board Mounts that move the boards forward 2". Coupled that with H-D forward boards, Kuryakyn hinge extensions, and SoftBrake levers. The first step on the Ness instructions was remove the Lowers, They will no longer fit. During install I put the lowers up on the bike, to see if I could trim them with a Coping saw. NOPE, I bought a pair of soft lowers, which might work with just the 2" extension board mounts. But with my boards out 3.5 inches, I rarely use my highway pegs.
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I put the Softbrake brake lever on my 2015. It lowers the lever 22 degrees. What a difference. It makes it much easier to drag the rear brake during low speed maneuvers. Love it.
I hear ya brutha... I'm scheduled to take a Precision Riding course (the Idaho STAR version of Ride like a Pro) in a few weeks. The OEM brake pedal won't cut it, but the Softbrake makes all the difference.

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It looks like the boards are lower and move forward some? How are they on scraping? I scrape the stock boards all the time and would love the extra room, but don't want to be scraping even more.
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