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2017 adjustable levers, reduced reach

2017 Clutch lever adjustable. As some of you know the 2017 clutch housing was changed to one more like the brake master cyl. So the 2016 levers will not fit.
Oberon did come out with adjustable levers that fit the 2017. because they are about the only one making them they are pricey .
The finish on them is better than the Roland Sands I had on my 2016 and the adjustment system is better made. The shape is different but works for me.
These are also marketed as a reduced reach lever.
The lever has 8 setting. 8 being a clutch engagement about like factory each notch lower moves clutch engagement closer to grip. 2-3 seems best for me. The result is better control of the clutch when operating at real slow speed. I have been waiting for these from the day I purchased the bike. The install is about 1 minute, I am not kidding. 1 tool I used a butter knife to pull snap clip off. My pliers were not here.
My 2 cents:
Costly $152 for polished with silver adjuster no shipping cost
$132 for the black with silver adjuster
Well made
Work 100% as they should, with plenty of adjustment.

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Ya get what ya pay for. Good looking levers. I paid that for black harley levers.


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2017 Clutch lever adjustable. As some of you know the 2017 clutch housing was changed to one more like the brake master cyl. So the 2016 levers will not fit.
Oberon did come out with adjustable levers that fit the 2017. because they are about the only one making them they are pricey .
The finish on them is better than the Roland Sands I had on my 2016 and the adjustment system is better made. The shape is different but works for me.
These are also marketed as a reduced reach lever.
The lever has 8 setting. 8 being a clutch engagement about like factory each notch lower moves clutch engagement closer to grip. 2-3 seems best for me. The result is better control of the clutch when operating at real slow speed. I have been waiting for these from the day I purchased the bike. The install is about 1 minute, I am not kidding. 1 tool I used a butter knife to pull snap clip off. My pliers were not here.
My 2 cents:
Costly $152 for polished with silver adjuster no shipping cost
$132 for the black with silver adjuster
Well made
Work 100% as they should, with plenty of adjustment.

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Good info! Had not seen any options to deal with the limited friction zone with the 2017 models.
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2017 Clutch lever adjustable. As some of you know the 2017 clutch housing was changed to one more like the brake master cyl. So the 2016 levers will not fit.
Oberon did come out with adjustable levers that fit the 2017. because they are about the only one making them they are pricey .
The finish on them is better than the Roland Sands I had on my 2016 and the adjustment system is better made. The shape is different but works for me.
These are also marketed as a reduced reach lever.
The lever has 8 setting. 8 being a clutch engagement about like factory each notch lower moves clutch engagement closer to grip. 2-3 seems best for me. The result is better control of the clutch when operating at real slow speed. I have been waiting for these from the day I purchased the bike. The install is about 1 minute, I am not kidding. 1 tool I used a butter knife to pull snap clip off. My pliers were not here.
My 2 cents:
Costly $152 for polished with silver adjuster no shipping cost
$132 for the black with silver adjuster
Well made
Work 100% as they should, with plenty of adjustment.
+1 just installed mine today, it took me longer to walk to my tool box to get my snap ring pliers than to put the lever on.
Just a quick ride to try different settings I also settled on 3, it's perfect! This has fixed the only issue I had with my '17 RGU!
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Just installed mine. Taking the bike through LA traffic tomorrow. From the short test ride I did, seems like an amazing difference. Having smaller hands and my first two fingers only able to grab the lever until I pull it enough to use my whole hand definitely sucked.


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What is the website for these levers, I ride in traffic almost daily and had this adjustable type of levers on my other bikes but couldn't find any until now... I'd appreciate it... PM me if needed.

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What is the website for these levers, I ride in traffic almost daily and had this adjustable type of levers on my other bikes but couldn't find any until now... I'd appreciate it... PM me if needed.

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Hogleverage.com I believe


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Another note I did notice is I usually keep my hands closer to the controls rather than to the outside by the bar ends. These levers will slide you out a little.


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I'm sooooooo ordering a set of these for my 12 Roadie, AWESOME find!

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Ok, thanks!

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