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I picked up a set of Alpinestars Recon boots, and so far I love them. They're very comfortable, and today in 60* or so weather my feet were actually chilly, so I think they'll be decent in warmer weather.



The issue is that my shifting is sloppy as hell. I'm used to riding in hiking boots, and the reinforced toe plus overall bigger-size of the boots is making me miss shifts all over the place. The shift lever doesn't seem to want to stick out far enough over my toe, and the gap between the peg and the lever feels smaller now so I really have to focus on getting my foot back on the peg and under the shifter.

For some reason, I almost always miss the 2-3 shift, but up from there is fine.

Question is: Is this normal, and I just need to get used to it? Is there a way to widen the gap a bit between the shift lever and the peg? I swear even about a 1/4 inch extra space there would make it easier to get my foot back on the peg and under the lever, and if the part of the lever that actually connects with your toe was 1/2" longer, that'd be even better.

Are custom rearsets the way to go?
 

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I m starting to eat my R6
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will take a litttle time to break in...
 

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My R6 shoots tequila
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Try changing your foot position. If you are missing shifts in those you are probably positioned funny.
 
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