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Offline Eltar

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Oh well, need new clutch lever
on: July 07, 2013, 05:08:24 PM
I just returned from a 3 day trip to Gokceada, an island in Aegean Sea. The trip was going very well, but I dropped the bike while doing an offroad trip, climbing a god-forsaken hill. Imagine an almost-hairpinlike turn uphill and nothing, I mean nothing but stones on the road. I couldn't find ANY spot to set my front tire on, thats how bad it was. And inevitably (for me), I dropped the bike.

Maybe it was the road, maybe it was me being not much of an offroad guy (I am not, btw). Whatever.

I am 100% fine in case youre wondering. I mastered falls of all sorts in my 33 years of life, so I don't even have any scratches on me (I always wear my quality gear  :007: ). And bike is fine as well, except for a very little cosmetic damage (one tiny scratch, and that may not even be related to the fall). The Givi crashbars = job well done.

The only problem is the clutch lever was broken in the fall, almost all the way. I managed to get the bike up with the help of friends, and somehow finished the remaining 8-9kms with the 3-4 cms of the remaining lever.

Which brings me to the question: Should I be replacing it with the original Honda lever, or should I be looking for some other brand? I certainly love to go for some soft offroad whenever the oppurtunity rises, and don't want to deal with broken levers.

Any of you have suggestions for me? The price is not an issue, so feel free to point at the best items if you know any.
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Bikes owned: CBF250 - '08 V-Strom DL650 - '09 ST1300 Pan European - '13 VFR1200X - '14 Fazer 8

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Offline whitegloss

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Re: Oh well, need new clutch lever
Reply #1 on: July 07, 2013, 07:13:09 PM
Google pazzo levers which are in short or normal length. They cost approximately £180 uk pounds.
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When you say friends helped you pick the bike up, are we talking hundreds  :164.

As long as your not hurt eltar, bikes are always fixable or replacable

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Offline Eltar

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Re: Oh well, need new clutch lever
Reply #2 on: July 07, 2013, 07:27:23 PM
Thanks, I will check them right away.

Yea, I'm not worried the slightest bit about my bike. It wasn't the first time I damaged my bikes, and I sure don't expect it to be the last  :001:
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Offline Allroadtoad

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Re: Oh well, need new clutch lever
Reply #3 on: July 07, 2013, 08:06:44 PM
http://www.ebay.de/itm/Kupplungshebel-SC70-VFR-1200-X-Crosstourer-CLUTCH-LEVER-/251293513513?pt=Motorrad_Kraftradteile&hash=item3a8242b729

If you owned a DCT you wouldn`t have to replace that lever ;) Just be glad you`re ok, the rest is just stuff....
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