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2017 adjustable levers

You can get them to fit a 2017 now . Bit pricey but from my experience with adjustable levers on my 2016 I want them on the 2017.
So if you are looking as I was here they are.

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Airo Hydraulic Clutch Lever, Chrome (C400-CC)
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Oberon Performance makes adjustable levers also, at about the same cost,,
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You can get them to fit a 2017 now . Bit pricey but from my experience with adjustable levers on my 2016 I want them on the 2017.
So if you are looking as I was here they are.

2017 Road Glide (Touring) FLTRX

Airo Hydraulic Clutch Lever, Chrome (C400-CC)
Being a newbie I've never had adjustable levers on a bike....what exactly do they do? Shorten the pull or just make it easier to pull?
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Being a newbie I've never had adjustable levers on a bike....what exactly do they do? Shorten the pull or just make it easier to pull?
I will try to explain it. With a HYD clutch there is no adjustment that allows you to move where clutch engages and disengages.
Adjustable levers allow you to move those points closer to the grip allowing for engagement sooner . Big advantage is better control with riding at very slow speed in the fiction zone. It will shorten the pull some also because the free play will be there when you adjust it in some. Some will feel a light pull also because the force to pull it is not as far out.
Nothing new they have been used on performance bikes for years.
The adjustable levers along with the extended brake pedal that lowers the sharp angle of the read pedal mad a world of difference on my 2016 for slow speed handling. Mine should get here after the 4th I will post some picture to show the difference.
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Thanks for this thread, the clutch engaging when the lever was almost all the way out has been my only complaint about my '17 RGU. I have short fingers and felt this was almost a safety issue.
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I will try to explain it. With a HYD clutch there is no adjustment that allows you to move where clutch engages and disengages.

Adjustable levers allow you to move those points closer to the grip allowing for engagement sooner . Big advantage is better control with riding at very slow speed in the fiction zone. It will shorten the pull some also because the free play will be there when you adjust it in some. Some will feel a light pull also because the force to pull it is not as far out.

Nothing new they have been used on performance bikes for years.

The adjustable levers along with the extended brake pedal that lowers the sharp angle of the read pedal mad a world of difference on my 2016 for slow speed handling. Mine should get here after the 4th I will post some picture to show the difference.


Great explanation......thank you


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Great share! I've been thinking about looking something like this. Definitely getting these.
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Because I had Adjustable levers on the 2016 RGU I knew what to expect. These on the M8 are a little different . The trip wife and I took was a good test for them. They passed it. Having the clutch engagement in closer to the grip allows much better control a slow speeds. Wiggling in and out of tight places loaded up is a lot easier. It is not about having small hands in my case . That is a selling point of the levers for me it is about it is about clutch engagement. I prefer the way the Oberon work , but liked the feel of the Roland Sands one I had on the 2016.
But as of now Oberon is the only one making ones to fit a 2017.


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