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Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« on: June 04, 2019, 06:43:03 pm »
Discovered this dirtbike lever fits the adventure.....and it's like R300 from KTM!!  SCORE














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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2019, 08:11:45 pm »
Nice. Soek ook


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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2019, 09:35:43 pm »
These are awesome
Just waiting on their break lever for the 1190 and 501
They are not budget especially by the time I got it to OZ but was sick of trying different solutions


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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2019, 10:31:26 pm »
These are awesome
Just waiting on their break lever for the 1190 and 501
They are not budget especially by the time I got it to OZ but was sick of trying different solutions


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Yeh I’ve heard great things about those but also $$$
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2019, 10:54:40 pm »
Best 2 finger levers are sold by Bikegear.
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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2019, 07:46:27 am »
Best 2 finger levers are sold by Bikegear.

Are they R300 though :biggrin:?


I have some 2 finger jobs from World Of Carbon but they are barely shorter than the originals and the clutch can hook on my Rottweiler mirror mounts if the hand guards move. This one is much better quality and for R300 is basically disposable.


The Midwest jobs seem to be the rolls Royce option though.
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2019, 08:19:27 am »
Tried those adjustibles. Do not work for me. The curved ones work for me. Do not know where to get for 1290
If i had to explain you would not understand anyway......
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2019, 12:02:56 pm »
Stu care to put up a pic of your hand on the lever? they don't look very short to me.



Tried those adjustibles. Do not work for me. The curved ones work for me. Do not know where to get for 1290
The adjustable levers work if you completely remove the adjustable sliding part :)
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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2019, 01:33:04 pm »
Stu care to put up a pic of your hand on the lever? they don't look very short to me.



Tried those adjustibles. Do not work for me. The curved ones work for me. Do not know where to get for 1290
The adjustable levers work if you completely remove the adjustable sliding part :)

Will do.
They’re shorter than the “short” ones I had before haha  :lol8:
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2019, 02:35:54 pm »
Just for interest sake, what would the advantages of these short levers be on a big bike?
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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2019, 02:56:35 pm »
Just for interest sake, what would the advantages of these short levers be on a big bike?

They look cool.

Less chance of breaking one when you drop the bike :biggrin:
 

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« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2019, 03:00:53 pm »
Just for interest sake, what would the advantages of these short levers be on a big bike?

you don't mash your ring and pinkie fingers when changing gears.
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2019, 03:02:35 pm »
Just for interest sake, what would the advantages of these short levers be on a big bike?

They look cool.

Less chance of breaking one when you drop the bike :biggrin:

Aah okay was just wondering because I have a lot more control in technical stuff with the longer ones. It seems you can regulate/spread the force/pressure over the longer area better..  :thumleft:
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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2019, 03:24:46 pm »
Just for interest sake, what would the advantages of these short levers be on a big bike?

They look cool.

Less chance of breaking one when you drop the bike :biggrin:

Aah okay was just wondering because I have a lot more control in technical stuff with the longer ones. It seems you can regulate/spread the force/pressure over the longer area better..  :thumleft:

Yeah I'm on the fence.  The longer ones can interfere with the mirror mounts I have on my bike though.
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #14 on: June 05, 2019, 05:47:27 pm »
Best 2 finger levers are sold by Bikegear.

Are they R300 though :biggrin:?



Since when can you use 1290 and budget in the same sentence  :imaposer:
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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2019, 07:09:22 pm »
Best 2 finger levers are sold by Bikegear.

Are they R300 though :biggrin:?



Since when can you use 1290 and budget in the same sentence  :imaposer:

I have to be on a budget because of the bloody 1290 :laughing4: >:( :biggrin:


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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2019, 11:46:56 am »
Just for interest sake, what would the advantages of these short levers be on a big bike?

you don't mash your ring and pinkie fingers when changing gears.

this, you can hold on with half your hand and regulate clutch with two fingers.

always frustrating if I have to take someone elses bike over a difficult bit and smash my ring finger with the lever. That bike will then not be treated with respect!
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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2019, 08:39:58 am »
Stu care to put up a pic of your hand on the lever? they don't look very short to me.



Tried those adjustibles. Do not work for me. The curved ones work for me. Do not know where to get for 1290
The adjustable levers work if you completely remove the adjustable sliding part :)

Tried that- still prefer the ones with a knob- my fingers tend to slide right off.
If i had to explain you would not understand anyway......
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #18 on: June 11, 2019, 09:48:23 am »
Stu care to put up a pic of your hand on the lever? they don't look very short to me.



Tried those adjustibles. Do not work for me. The curved ones work for me. Do not know where to get for 1290
The adjustable levers work if you completely remove the adjustable sliding part :)

Can confirm it’s pretty short. The knob on the end pulls back to the inside of my 3rd finger.
 

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Re: Stu's Budget Mods: Short Clutch lever
« Reply #19 on: June 11, 2019, 10:13:56 am »
Stu care to put up a pic of your hand on the lever? they don't look very short to me.



Tried those adjustibles. Do not work for me. The curved ones work for me. Do not know where to get for 1290
The adjustable levers work if you completely remove the adjustable sliding part :)

Can confirm it’s pretty short. The knob on the end pulls back to the inside of my 3rd finger.


I Just cut the stock levers down to the notch on the lever. Filed it round and just put black heat shrink over them They work like a charm for me even when i get caught in the rain. Heat shrink prevents slipping . I have fairly big hands and they dont interfere when working the clutch with 2 fingers sitting or standing.
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