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Rear brake lever adjustment

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I just received my 2017 Vulcan S. it came with the mid reach seat and the foot pegs in the rear position. everything is good except i would like it if the rear brake pedal was a little closer to the seat. Does anyone know if there is enough adjustment in the linkage to move it much? I've only had a quick glance and i couldn't determine how much adjustment was available, anyone tried this?

I'm 5'3" everything else is good I just wish the rear brake was engaging sooner in the pedals travel.

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on my 800, the rear brake pedal has an adjustable bolt to increase/decrease pedal travel

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Found it

There is a link between the pedal and the master cylinder that can be adjusted a little. I'm going to experiment and see how far i can go.
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The pedal's not really designed to be adjusted.
The rod end clevis for the rear brake cylinder can be adjusted a few millimetres but anything more will mess with the brake light switch above it.
They're more or less set and forget. That's why the whole footrest and brake pedal assembly moves as a single unit across the the 3 reach settings.
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Thanks for the tip. I'll check that out. I remember seeing in the owners manual about adjusting the brake switch.
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