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Hey, there, new member here.
I've been riding since I was 18 (a LONG time ago) and retired my most recent bike after 100k miles. I live in California, and my longest trip was 15k miles over 2 months, covering the Southwest, Yellowstone, Chicago, Lancaster County PA, Maine, Boston, Savannah, Miami (where I picked up my mom who flew in from Germany), Key West, followed by 3 1/2 weeks of camping in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Smoky Mountains, South Carolina, and then back to Miami to drop her off at the airport...

So now I'm the owner of a Goldwing, and finally retired, and am looking forward to many, many, more long haul travels...
My former bike was a 1999 Valkyrie, and I customized her perfectly for my adventures, with a trailer hitch, 2 sets of highway pegs, and custom bags, and I want to start working on customizing the Goldwing. But the factory made highway pegs are too far away for my short little legs, and I see no place to attach off brand ones.

I'm sure I'm not the only person to encounter this problem, so I'm hoping others here could share how they solved the riddle?

Any assistance is appreciated.
Medussa
 

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Welcome to the forum, and you picked up your mom in Miami, FL and carried her around on the Valkrie??
I gotta meet your mom, she sounds like fun :)

Mick.O.Pegs makes a wonderful set of pegs that are spring loaded.
They ride up high out of the way, but when you put your foot on them, they go down and let your legs stretch out.
They mount to the crash bars on the 2001-2017 gl1800s
and all of the 1500s mount to the crash bars.
They will also ask if you want the pegs to point into the bike,
or to point out away from the bike ( my preference )

I advise that you call them on the phone, and ask them how to fit you.
That is what I did, they ask you a lot of questions, leg length, how you like to position your feet when on pegs, etc.

www.RidingIsWonderful.com

I have them on my 1800, and oh my, what a treat they are.
 

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Welcome and its good to know I'm not the only short guy on here

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But the factory made highway pegs are too far away for my short little legs, and I see no place to attach off brand ones.
There is no such thing as factory highway pegs, all of them are aftermarket. What year is your wing? I will second the recommendation of MicOpegs, I wouldn't consider anything else.
 

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Welcome to the forum, and you picked up your mom in Miami, FL and carried her around on the Valkrie??
I gotta meet your mom, she sounds like fun :)

Mick.O.Pegs makes a wonderful set of pegs that are spring loaded.
They ride up high out of the way, but when you put your foot on them, they go down and let your legs stretch out.
They mount to the crash bars on the 2001-2017 gl1800s
and all of the 1500s mount to the crash bars.
They will also ask if you want the pegs to point into the bike,
or to point out away from the bike ( my preference )

I advise that you call them on the phone, and ask them how to fit you.
That is what I did, they ask you a lot of questions, leg length, how you like to position your feet when on pegs, etc.

www.RidingIsWonderful.com

I have them on my 1800, and oh my, what a treat they are.
My 1800 Goldwing is 2019, but hopefully they have a model for that as well.
Thanks for the link, and yeah, I'll call them.

And my mom lives in Germany, lol Good luck with that.
 

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There is no such thing as factory highway pegs, all of them are aftermarket. What year is your wing? I will second the recommendation of MicOpegs, I wouldn't consider anything else.
Hmm. Yeah, I guess I meant the highway pegs they suggested at the dealer's. Once I realized they wouldn't work for me I ignored the details, and I guess I just assumed they were Honda.
 

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from their website:

About Us

COMMON ISSUE: Some customers have reported difficulty paying with credit card.
Credit card orders can be completed by selecting the PayPal payment option, and
continuing through checkout. When the option "I don't have a PayPal account.
I want to pay with a credit card" appears, select it, and complete your order.

RIW, Inc. (Mick-O-Pegs Headquarters)
56730 Fairchild Rd.
Macomb, MI 48042-1517
Phone:
(231) 714-4606
Email: [email protected] (For quickest response. Eliminates playing phone tag.)


* Please insert "Mick-O-Pegs" in subject line so we don't inadvertently miss your email.

For help deciding on a Mick-O-Pegs Model, get your Custom Comfort Analysis.

Thanks for the info!
 

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Hallo Medussa

Welcome on this nice forum. Wish you al the best.
And good luck with your Wing.
 
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