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ssdawood
Does anyone know of they make heal shifter for fz07.
 
In India I used to ride small 125 cc Honda that had a toe and heel shifter.
 
Benefit was that the toes of my boots were not ruined.

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CapnKirk
I have only had 1 bike with a heel shifter. Years ago, I owned a Suzuki C50. The heel shifter was really nice once I got used to it. It also had floorboards instead of pegs. I have never seen a heel shifter on anything but a cruiser bike.
 
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hippiebikerchick
I have only had 1 bike with a heel shifter. Years ago, I owned a Suzuki C50. The heel shifter was really nice once I got used to it. It also had floorboards instead of pegs. I have never seen a heel shifter on anything but a cruiser bike. 
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Interesting! Hubs has a C50T with heel shifter. He's used to it but when I ride it, it sort of bugs me and I think I'm accidentally going to shift. 

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CapnKirk
Haha.. I know what you mean. You should stick to the toe shifter. I used to feel strange riding another bike without it.

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sorkyah
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i had a heel shift on my sportster (mid-controls) made it nice when downshifting
might be nice on the fz as well... but i see some small drawbacks too

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bmwpowere36m3
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No but seriously... only modern bikes with heel-toe shifters are cruisers with floorboards.  If you're riding on the balls of your feet, then shifting with your heel is not going to work well.
 
Buy a good pair of riding boots and don't worry about the toe area as they'll have a reinforcement in that area.

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