The average person takes 0.5 to 1 full second to react to hazards. Traveling at 60 MPH, a rider will travel 25 to 50 feet before being able to properly react. The Altrider DualControl Brake System for the Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z helps reduce time.
AltRider DualControl Brake System for the Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z
The average person takes 0.5 to 1 full second to react to hazards. Travelling at 90 Kmph, a rider will travel 7 to 15 Metres before being able to properly react. Most OEM brake pedals have a single-positioned small footprint, yet most ADV riders substantially change foot positioning as they switch between standing and sitting. If your foot is not already situated correctly on the rear brake pedal, you are now potentially doubling reaction time and distance to make what could be a critical stop. This is why you see all motorcycle racers with 1 or 2 fingers on the front brake lever in photographs. AltRider has taken away this additional hazard with the patent-pending DualControl Brake System. There are two parts to the AltRider DualControl Brake System that enhance control and reaction time; a riser, and an enlarger plate.
When in a seated position, a rider’s bent knee naturally puts the angle of the foot pointed down 90 degrees from the lower leg, while a standing position creates a straighter leg and raises the angle of your foot to a more horizontal position. Using the OEM brake pedal, there is no way to keep the correct brake control position when both sitting and standing. With the AltRider enlarger and riser combined, there are now two levels in which to engage the rear brake, putting your foot in optimal position regardless of riding position.
The ever-changing terrain of off-road riding means your entire body is constantly moving and adjusting. The billet aluminium enlarger plate gives your foot a greater surface area to work with, affording you more control of the rear brake. The enlarger plate is precision fit to each bike model ensuring long-term stability. Optional and replaceable grip pins are provided for further customization.
Both products are available separately or as a kit.
- Stainless steel bottom plate and hardware to endure the abrasions of off-road riding
- 100% designed and manufactured in the USA
- 25.4 mm riser height
- Pins provided with an enlarger for enhanced grip, extras included
- Enlarger and Riser available in black or silver
- Patent Pending
AltRider DualControl Brake System for the Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z is available in the following colour options:
- Black (out of stock)
- Silver (out of stock)
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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