honda valkyrie 1500

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honda valkyrie 1500

#1 Unread post by oceanbreeze2200 » Fri May 02, 2008 6:35 pm

I was checking if any knew how good the Honda Valkyrie fit tall people over 6'4' I dont like the feel when my knees are up in my chest. I like the style of the bike but the foot pegs look like they are back where the ride would be uncomfortable for a tall person. Any comments please

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#2 Unread post by dr_bar » Fri May 02, 2008 9:28 pm

I'm not tall and I understand where you're coming from with this. Although I never put them on my bike, there are after market floorboards that give you a more leg room, but the best addition I put on my Valk was a pair of Kuryakyn highway pegs. I used them all the time. The Valk is a tough bike to beat for pure power in a cruiser, I rode across Canada and the northern states without a hiccough, (hiccup for those unfamiliar with the original spelling...)
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Re: honda valkyrie 1500

#3 Unread post by kawgurl » Sun May 24, 2009 11:15 pm

oceanbreeze2200 wrote:I was checking if any knew how good the Honda Valkyrie fit tall people over 6'4' I dont like the feel when my knees are up in my chest. I like the style of the bike but the foot pegs look like they are back where the ride would be uncomfortable for a tall person. Any comments please
Oceanbreeze - my husband (6'2") rides a Valk and quite likes it - but he also has 2 different sets of highway pegs on it as well, so can stretch out at will. I (6'0) have ridden it and I don't care for it. The riding position is very "upright", so if you're like me and like to have your feet near your controls, then you (at 6'4") would probably find it squishy.

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