Adventure riders face two challenges when it comes to the rear brake. The first is that most OEM rear brake pedals have a small footprint, often making it difficult to find and apply in reaction situations. Most ADV riders also substantially change foot position as they switch between seated and standing riding positions, and as riders are forced to react and respond these small delays in applying the brakes can lead to disaster.
AltRider’s patent-pending two-piece system is designed to enhance control of the rear brake and improve reaction time, regardless of riding position.
Riders who venture off the beaten path are constantly subjected changing terrain and endless adjustments on the bike. The enlarger plate is constructed of billet aluminum and is precision fitted to each bike model for long-term stability. Together with the pre-installed and replaceable grip pins, the enlarger offers riders a greater surface area and improved control over the rear brake.
When a rider is in the seated position, the angle of the bent knee tends to force the foot into a downward position. When a rider rises into a standing position, the straighter leg raises the foot into more of a horizontal position. With the OEM brake pedal alone, there is no way to maintain proper foot positioning when transitioning between sitting and standing. Together with the enlarger plate, the billet aluminum riser gives riders two levels at which to engage the rear brake, and ensures optimal foot position at all times.
- Billet aluminum enlarger plate is precision fit to the KLR650
- 25.4mm riser is constructed of billet aluminum
- Stainless steel bottom plate protects against off-road abrasions
- Grip pins provide traction in all conditions, extras included
- Installs easily with included stainless steel hardware
- Available in black or silver finish
- 100% designed and manufactured in the USA
- Compatible with 2011-current Kawasaki KLR650
- Patent pending design
AltRider DualControl Brake System for the Kawasaki KLR 650 (2011-current) is available in the following colour options:
AltRider is a Seattle-based company manufacturing 100% American-made accessories and gear for adventure touring motorcycles. We offer premium protection parts for the adventure bikes from BMW, Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Triumph and Yamaha. We also offer waterproof adventure luggage through the AltRider Hemisphere soft luggage line. Being riders ourselves, the AltRider team expects performance and value from the products they use. Great care goes into every step of the AltRider creation process, from the initial concept to the finished piece. Each AltRider protection part functions well, looks good on your bike, and can truly stand up to brutal riding conditions.
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