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Does anyone else have issues with where the kickstand is located in relation to the shifter? I am always shifting the damn stand!!! Does anyone make a relocation kit or anything like that? Thanx, Ed
 

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I have large feet, I have moved my feet all around and still find it very hard to get my foot under the shifter without it getting tangled up with the side stand. Several other people (woman) who have ridden the bike said the same thing with out me sying anything to them first??
 

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Try riding with balls of your feet on the pegs, not resting your arches on the pegs.

Failing that look at rear sets.
You can't move the stand, the frame is bossed for strength at it's mounting point.
 
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I've never noticed a problem, but that's just me. If anything, I'm also watching I don't kick down the shifter when putting the kickstand down. Does the stand actually move down, or are you just concerned of it moving?
 

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I think you can also adjust your shifter height a little bit too if it helps any. I'd recommend trying that too.
 

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bobthebiker said:
I think you can also adjust your shifter height a little bit too if it helps any. I'd recommend trying that too.
When I bought my first pair of riding boots I had a hard time getting used to shifting in them. My dad suggested adjusting the shifter position. Made a world of difference! You should consider it.
 

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Is it the little nub that's in front of the shifter, about halfway up the kickstand leg? If it's that one and I had feet big enough to hit it (and moving the shifter didn't help) I'd just grind that thing off. You'd just have to use the push-ball on the end of the kickstand. Just make sure you can get your foot in to hit that other push point before you give up the higher one.

If all else fails you could ditch the side stand and just use the center stand, but I'd think that'd be a pain.

EDIT: BTW, I'm packing size 13 boots when I ride, so I'm thinking the adjustment would probably get it unless you just have huge feet.
 
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