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Offline LyLSeGiO

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forward controls
« on: May 13, 2021, 02:20:59 pm »
Hello, I would like to know if there is an advanced control of another motorcycle that works or is compatible for the Bolt. Currently there are not many options. PS: I am from Catalonia (Spain)



Offline DrM

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Re: forward controls
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2021, 05:34:54 pm »
I don't know of any forward foot controls from other bikes that wouldn't require a lot of modification.  You might be just as well off to make your own. 

Basically you are just moving the entire foot peg and attachments forward onto a maybe 3/8" thick bar of aluminum alloy (like 6061-T6 or 7075-T6) that is maybe 2" wide and long enough to accommodate the two original bolts attaching each foot peg, and the new place you are moving them to.  You will also need to extend the connecting rods from the foot brake and the shift gear.  I was really surprised at how simple the SSCustom forward controls were.

EDIT:  PS:  you'll also have to extend the foot brake wiring.  And on the clutch side you may want to secure the kickstand to the frame.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2021, 05:48:44 pm by DrM »

Offline Bronxpicman

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Re: forward controls
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2021, 03:23:17 pm »
Hello, I would like to know if there is an advanced control of another motorcycle that works or is compatible for the Bolt. Currently there are not many options. PS: I am from Catalonia (Spain)

Hi there.
What I've done is moved it "one hole further".About 11,5cm.You don't have to extend anything apart from gear shift rod.Gear shift was done in 5 min from some Chinese bike spare part.
About connecting the "front hole" to the frame...I used a gig lighting bar hanger.The long way not the safest solution but it is on for about 1 year and didn't cause Me any problems apart from loosing a bit of ground clearance. So BIG NO to jump on or off footpath kerbs!
P.S.Due to restriction of pic size I can not be bothered to try to upload anything here.Sorry.

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Offline LyLSeGiO

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Re: forward controls
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2021, 01:59:58 pm »
Thank you guys very much, I'll see if I find a solution

Offline strummer

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Re: forward controls
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2021, 12:07:35 am »
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