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shadycowboy
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PostSubject: Forward Controls?   Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:30 pm

Anyone used this kit? Whats your thoughts

http://www.johnskits.com/
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simbo
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:03 pm

From what I've read they're supposed to be good for the taller longer legged rider.
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:06 pm

I have read about John's - kits for years, only ever read good things. He is well respected.
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:46 pm

Happy days, might give them a try after my next pay slip
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fat intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:13 pm

I like the look of the forward controls very in keeping with the bike
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:25 pm

Heck of a lot cheaper than the likes of Highway Hawk too. And as an owner of some HH fwd controls, I can say the chrome isn't astonishing either. Whereas the Johns kit is well respected. Good luck Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:46 pm

All the highway hawk gear on my bike has pitted.... :(
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Wed Apr 29, 2015 11:17 am

Hi,

the very first mod I did to my bike, was this forward control kit from johns back at 2006. They take theĀ  pedals forward about 10cm. I couldn't even think riding my bike without those anymore. I highly recommend, they really are worth the price...

They are also so simple, that I have considered making similar set myself to my brother's bike...maybe even as a bit longer version.
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DocSjulle
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PostSubject: Re: Forward Controls?   Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:32 pm

I would consider of they move the pedals enough.

On my bike I have the Mapam forward controls, and installed the 14cm HH on a friends bike, and they are much more forward and comfortable than mine.

The fit, look and price of the John kit is spot on though.
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