Originally Posted by Twin-shocker
There is no real need for a lever at all surely? Guy I know uses chainsaw de-compressor valves on large capacity 4T MX bikes, and once the valve is set it closes automatically when the motor starts.
The compression is so high it closes the valve before the bike fires. I could modify the valve to stay open longer however I wanted a lever to remove the need to "find" the decomp every time I want to start it. It also makes bump starting after a stall very easy.