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Hello,

I'm wondering if there's anything available to have a "back" extension on the shift lever?

I came over from the cruiser world and always enjoy being up to shift up by using the back of foot instead of having to tap up.

Can such a mod be used on a Storm? do they exist?
 

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Nobody makes such an animal. There's no reason for it with footpegs, only with floorboards. The best place to make a change is between your ears unless you have a physical problem. There was somebody with ankle problems that had a machine shop weld a heel plate on the stock shifter.
 

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It's tough on a Vee because of the exhaust pipe running right past the heel. It would be awkward at best, though I'm sure with some machining skills, anything is possible.
 

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Although you are crossing cultures in this concept, I can see value in it as upshifts can be difficult based on the footwear you prefer. I have some brand new Tourmaster boots still sitting in my garage that won't easily 'fit' in the space needed for shifting on my DL650A - a backbar added to the shift lever makes a modicum of sense.
 

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Although you are crossing cultures in this concept, I can see value in it as upshifts can be difficult based on the footwear you prefer. I have some brand new Tourmaster boots still sitting in my garage that won't easily 'fit' in the space needed for shifting on my DL650A - a backbar added to the shift lever makes a modicum of sense.
I don't know the 650, but can't you adjust the shifter up a few degrees? Many m/c shifters are splined onto the shaft and can be rotated a little.
 

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Both bikes can be moved on the spline for a coarse adjustment and have fine adjusters between the lever and the splined shaft. The rider can put the lever exactly where desired.
 
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