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Offline Tiree

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Replacement brake / clutch levers
« on: May 31, 2020, 05:36:36 PM »
As luck would not have it , I got some R&G bar end protectors a while ago and they are being fitted next week whilst bike is in for its annual service. Too late . Dropped the bike today on reverse camber road edge and snapped the end of the brake lever( as designed). I had no issue with the stock levers and could just get the brisket never replaced with the same again or could upgrade to something smarter. Anyone changes theirs and got any recommendations?

Offline neilb

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2020, 07:58:43 PM »
*Originally Posted by Tiree [+]
As luck would not have it , I got some R&G bar end protectors a while ago and they are being fitted next week whilst bike is in for its annual service. Too late . Dropped the bike today on reverse camber road edge and snapped the end of the brake lever( as designed). I had no issue with the stock levers and could just get the brisket never replaced with the same again or could upgrade to something smarter. Anyone changes theirs and got any recommendations?

Gotta love autosmell.....see, even does it to me 😂

Offline buzzardbilly

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2020, 08:52:23 PM »
I fitted these two years ago - cost effective , easy to fit and work fine
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ducati-950-MULTISTRADA-17-18-Short-Adjustable-Brake-Clutch-CNC-Levers-Red/292030313649?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

Bummer on a tall bike when you stop and that ground is just a few inches lower than you expect it to be  - I have almost dropped it a couple of times in that situation but just caught it in time  - so I sympathise with you

Offline Tiree

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2020, 11:09:01 PM »
Thank you

Offline Tiree

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2020, 11:10:50 PM »
*Originally Posted by Tiree [+]
As luck would not have it , I got some R&G bar end protectors a while ago and they are being fitted next week whilst bike is in for its annual service. Too late . Dropped the bike today on reverse camber road edge and snapped the end of the brake lever( as designed). I had no issue with the stock levers and could just get the lever replaced with the same again or could upgrade to something smarter. Anyone changes theirs and got any recommendations?

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2020, 07:41:05 AM »

Offline Tiree

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2020, 11:45:52 AM »
Thanks .. Ive already got the evotech crash bungs and axel slides fitted and was impressed with the quality and company. I think it makes sense to go down this route.

Offline YoungF

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2020, 05:41:29 PM »
Another vote for the Evotech levers.

Offline Tiree

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2020, 08:01:40 AM »
Thanks... looking a strong contender. The next decision is standard or short or a combo! Due to the snapping of the brake lever its now working like a short level and works really well. I clearly brake with just two fingers and no chance of having the other fingers trapped if grabbing an emergency handful. I seem to be using a full hand on the clutch though! So that would suggest a combo ! Too complex

Offline buzzardbilly

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Re: Replacement brake / clutch levers
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2020, 09:12:31 AM »
I think you will find you can still get a full hand on a shorty lever  - at least I can