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When I rode my 76 CB 750 for the first time last Friday I noticed my foot doesnt fit the footpeg/shift lever very good. My shoe size is 10 1/2......but I did have on my steeltoed work boots. I had to point my toe down at a serious angle to get under the shift lever.

Is there any options for changing the lever....possibly a longer one from another model? I would like to ride the bike to work on nice days but dont really want to have to carry my boots with me while wearing something else.

Rear sets are in the plans....will be doing away with the rear passenger pegs so will mount the controls there.
 

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don't wear your work boots. I have size 14 feet and no problem with the lever unless I am wearing my doc martins with the 1" soles. IF you are going to rearsets then don't worry about it, why change something that you are just goign to change again. as far as the lever is concernes make sure it is not bent, usually when people have problems with their feet on the lever the lever is bent.
 

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You can take the shift lever off and back on in a different position. There's splines on the shaft its mounted on, so you can move the level one notch on the shaft.
 

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Have foot reduction surgery...or I can loan you my shrink ray.

Ok...I admit it...I have nothing constructive to contribute.

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Have foot reduction surgery...or I can loan you my shrink ray.

Ok...I admit it...I have nothing constructive to contribute.
The mans like styrofoam. A ton of volumn, but very little content...
 

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But hey....I come in handy when you have to ship something!

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if you want to be even more useful you can e-mail the cb175 service manual pages on rebuilding forks. thanks
 

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FUCK IT .... BOLT ON A HAND SHIFTER

i know this kinda sucks cause then it is hard to hold your beer

matt
 

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might try moving it up a couple of notches. I will be putting rear sets on but like the extended swingarm.....its gonna be awhile. I can see me explaining spending the money on those to the wife<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle> She doesnt like the fact that I bought it....even if it was only a $200 bike. She didnt like it even more when I got it running<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>

When I come in from the building after tinkering on it she asks me if I've been out there hugging and kissing on it.<img src=icon_smile_tongue.gif border=0 align=middle>
 

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Zeke dont worry about the wife ...they get jealous easy even over mechanical things ...be a man and keep playing with both of them...no Matter what ..if you really listen to them you will be baking quiech and shopping for house hold items on sale ...screw it build a bike and put a solo seat on it first thing .
Time apart is healthy . George
 

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Zeke dont worry about the wife ...they get jealous easy even over mechanical things ...be a man and keep playing with both of them...no Matter what ..if you really listen to them you will be baking quiech and shopping for house hold items on sale ...screw it build a bike and put a solo seat on it first thing .
Time apart is healthy . George
The cafe seat should be here next week<img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle> That will be the last item going to the painter. Should be getting the tank back tomorrow and taking the side covers tomorrow as well. I cant wait to see how the green turned out.

1974 Kawasaki H1 500
1976 Honda CB 750K
 
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