Recommendations On A Clutch Lever For An Old Man With Small Hands

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  1. celticus

    celticus Long timer

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    I am looking for a replacement clutch lever for my 2002 1150GS. My hand left hand is getting weaker and I would like to find a lever that fits closer to the handle bar I guess you could say.
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  2. GS Addict

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    You are aware the stock lever is adjustable right?
    It is the round wheel at the base of the lever


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  3. celticus

    celticus Long timer

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    I am aware. I need more.
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  4. GS Addict

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    How much more?
    Here is the lever disassembled.
    The #1 position could be carefully filed a bit more to move the lever closer.

    Clutch handle_resize.JPG


    Clutch handle adjuster.jpg
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  5. celticus

    celticus Long timer

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    I may try that.
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  7. celticus

    celticus Long timer

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    Nope , Not cheap at all. Thanks.
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  8. lewisjr1

    lewisjr1 Long timer

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    No idea whether these actually fit, but their price is tempting...

    Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.com/itm/132046974008

    Looks like six detents are available, plus the ability to play with horizontal angle

    I use similar knock offs sans the horizontal adjustment on my Hexhead, but I haven't tried this route on the 1150.
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  9. celticus

    celticus Long timer

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    The "From China" part makes me a little nervous.
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  10. kenny robert

    kenny robert Been here awhile

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    it seems to me a simple idiot,that an adjustable lever in not the answer
    find just a blade sans silly clicker wheel and secutre the blade carefully in a vice slip a 3
    ' long pipe over ball end slide it onto lever a bit short of where it start getting thick and do a pull
    it wont break with one or 2 pulls
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  11. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    They are fine. I have used mine for well over a year on this bike, and longer on past bikes.
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  12. kenny robert

    kenny robert Been here awhile

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    sorry my brain was still in the bowel earlier
    this is an easy cheap bulletprood DIY
    whatever makes final contact to push master cyl. piston
    you can add a bump to the pusher,an adjustable bump
    a small set screw or even just a section of threaded rod like a 12 turns cut off a good qualiity bolt thread
    that part depends on your drilled/tapped hole depth
    best situation a smooth very slightly convex esxcactly like a tappet screw head where it contacts valve
    \set the bumps height so it feels fine while the clickers are mid range
    finish with high strength loctite
    take it apart more post pics
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