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Black Dog Cycle Works (BDCW) exclusive design

The new Black Dog Cycle Works TRACTION Footpegs are designed to answer the call for riders who prefer to tackle difficult terrain in all conditions. Sharp teeth greatly enhance traction in wet and muddy conditions while minimizing wear and tear on riding boots while standing. For enhanced traction, threaded spikes are supplied to provide the ULTIMATE in wet weather traction.


We are not quite sure what the engineers at KTM were thinking with the stock footpegs for the KTM 390 Adventure? The are tilted extremely far forward making standing and controlling the bike a huge chore, not to mention tiring on the riders ankles. We are guessing they were just moved over from the 390 Duke? BDCW has addressed this issue by making our Traction Pegs FLAT and LARGE - providing an excellent platform to stand and control the bike. The Traction Pegs we designed specifically for this model are slightly smaller than our standard Traction Pegs for the KTM, measuring 4" long. We have also moved the placement back a bit so the 2.5" width has the same distance to the shifter and brake lever, providing plenty of room to access the foot controls.

These Traction Pegs also have large void areas to allow mud, snow and debris to flow through. The pointed teeth on the tread of the pegs provide plenty of traction and more traction is available by threading in the "traction spikes" into each peg (included). Another innovative feature is that the threaded spikes are removable to reduce wear on the soles of your boot when not in wet conditions and are replaceable! SOLD AS A SET


Enlarged Size
Our pegs are 2.5-inch wide x 4-inch long and weight only 6 oz. each. This creates a LARGE, STABLE platform from which to control the bike. They greatly improves control of bike—it’s like adding power steering! 50% larger than stock!

More Legroom
As with our Platform footpegs, these pegs are 1/2 " lower than stock. It may not sound like much but feedback confirms it is noticeable.

Better Riding Position
For some reason the stock pegs have an extreme angle forward, making for a very awkward riding position when standing. The Black Dog Traction Pegs provide a FLAT platform on which to stand and control the bike, improving the riders position and posture.

Greater Comfort
Standing up is so much less fatiguing with the large platform distributing your weight. Enjoy the rider longer!

More Open Design
By creating larger voids in the peg platform, this new design allows mud, snow and debris to flow through the pegs to keep the treads cleaner. We've also enlarged the bottom of the openings to aid in clearing the pegs.

Superior Material and Design
These pegs are milled out of tough aircraft-grade aluminum alloy. We've added TRACTION cleats around perimeter of the peg and removable threaded spikes for the ULTIMATE in traction and control.

More Traction, Less Boot Wear
The threaded spikes are removable (and replaceable) to reduce boot wear for riding in less demanding conditions.

Easy Installation
We are the only company we're aware of who provide an special “installation pin” which greatly simplifies installation. We also provide replacement cotter pins—no trips to the hardware store required. 5 minute install time.

Made in the U.S.
No bones about it, we manufacture all of our Black Dog products right here in the U.S.—supporting the local craftsmen, materials and machinery. We have world-class manufacturers in our own backyard and are committed to supporting our local economy, something that's extremely important to us. We feel supporting the U.S. manufacturing base has never been more important.

Tested and Trusted Worldwide
All of our own products are rigorously tested on our personal bikes BEFORE they’re released. Our innovative and rugged designs are used throughout the world—a fact that we’re very proud of. We make no pretense that we’re the cheapest, but, you can be sure that BDCW products are the best made and that we stand behind them.


  • KTM 390 Adventure (2020+)


NOTE: The standard KTM pegs used since 1998 do not fit this bike. 



The Black Dog pegs made a HUGE difference! It is absolutely night and day the feel and stability of the bike when standing, and even when sitting, it feels better to shift and leg position is more comfortable. HappyTrails2US, ADVRider

Footpegs are received and installed. They have a great feel, and make my 390 more comfortable. Thanks for making a quality product in the USA. Ray Best - Post Falls, ID 

Just want to let you know that the footrest arrived today, and I have fitted them already they were super easy to fit especially with the supplied fitting kit.

The quality is top notch so well done they will make a great difference when standing off road and look like they will be super stable giving greater control and it will be nice that I will not be tipped forward so will not have to raise my head up when standing riding off road.

Again thanks for producing such a quality bit of kit. Tony T - UK


I got your traction pegs installed on my KTM 390 Adventure yesterday and went for my first ride. The pegs are top notch quality with great finishing and the starter pin made install very easy.  The difference when riding is huge! The larger platform gives you a much more confident standing stance and I can really notice the 1/2” drop and elimination of the forward angle lean. 
Thank You,
Devin Funk


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  • 5
    These changed my life.

    Posted by Daniel Edgecomb on Jun 5th 2023

    I'm 6' and found it very uncomfortable to ride standing off road. These pegs make it feel perfect. It's a night and day difference over the angled stock ones. Thank y'all so much.