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Old 06-29-2009, 12:04 PM
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I have passenger footboards on a 2009 put on at the dealership. I need some help trying to see if they can be moved forward. If I rotate the holder, there is no way to level out the board. My wife gets knee pain in the position their in now. Anybody got any thoughts?
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Old 06-29-2009, 12:06 PM
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Passenger extensions might help,but it sounds like she is too short. I think they can be rotated forward, but would need a pic to really understand as my bike does not even have passenger pegs on it.
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Old 06-29-2009, 12:48 PM
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The adjustable ones can be rotated forward. I got them brand new and in chrome at St Paul's HD ebay site for the couldn't resist price of $50. List for a ridiculous $300+. Worst part is they don't even include the floorboard. But I used the ones I already had.

St Paul's still had black ones for the longest time but just checked and no listing for them now. You might also try checking Kuryakyn's catalog.

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Old 06-30-2009, 05:15 AM
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not understanding whats causing the pain. Are they to low or high for her? too far back?, wrong angle? Is she tall, short, long legs, short legs???
I have the HD rears for the wife and she's never said anything but good for them.. I do have the touring rear seat and touring backrest that goes on when she rides. see thumbnail.. and its about 1 1/2 in higher and thicker than the stock rear seat was..
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Old 06-30-2009, 09:18 AM
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If the floorboards can't be moved around to help her, you might want to try a different seat. I have the same passenger set-up as Oct1949, minus the cozy looking backrest. Like he stated, the touring pillon is 2 inches wider and taller. The floorboards and taller/wider cushion have made my wife a much happier passenger. She is 5'4".

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Old 06-30-2009, 09:51 AM
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She has long legs, she feels the need to move her feet forward so the knee is straightened out. I see some add's about extensions but do the extensions extened out or forward? I need to extend forward about 4 inches. Thanks for your replys I will try to send pictures soon.
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Old 06-30-2009, 01:52 PM
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My ol lady has the same problem. She complains that she feels pain in her hips,but she's 5'9". I think a taller seat would help like the others are suggesting..that would bring her up about an 1" or 2".
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My wife also had this problem, I have just invested too much money! in the adjustable footboard extension kit that Harley supply [cost more than 300 in UK] it extented the footboard position by 2 inches forwards but no lower than stock! I'll let you know how we get on [our ride is '06 FLSTCI]
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