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Old 05-21-2012, 11:46 AM   #1
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Recommend a handlebar mounted electrical switch?

I am installing a Centech fuse panel on my 1150GS to clean up the wiring to my GPS, mp3 player and a new electrical source for my Warm&Safe heated jacket liner. I would like to put on a handlebar (7/8") mounted electrical switch to power the relay I am going to use to power the fuse panel. I want to do this so I have the option to charge the mp3 player and/or GPS while the bike is off or alternatively turn off all the accessories.

I've been searching for a switch and the closest to what I am looking for is at Eastern Beaver. The Doodad switch at Aerostich doesn't have good reviews. Do any of you know of an appropriate switch that would work for this you could recommend?
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:10 PM   #2
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I use this for the fog light on my Ural.

http://www.cyclenutz.com/Handlebar-O...tch_p_211.html

If you check in the Vendors section there may be an ADVrider discount, not sure.

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Old 05-22-2012, 12:02 AM   #3
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I used this for my auxiliary lights.

Check out Highway Dirt Bikes, (HDB), a vendor here on ADV, with a stand alone website.

They sell a clutch/brake lever switch perch for single switches, or double switches.

Like this. (Single switch)

http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_...f=BrakePerSw_1

And like this. (Double Switch)

http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_...f=BrakePerSw_2

Buy them all here:
http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_...48694km111xbl5

Paul at HDB sells the switches individually as well. Good stuff that held up for 20k miles on my ride from Seattle to Argentina. My new DR650 has the same set up now.



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Old 05-22-2012, 05:43 AM   #4
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http://www.mpsracing.com/products/MPS/Probutton.asp

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Old 05-22-2012, 08:08 AM   #5
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I ended up going with the Cyclenutz switch. Thanks for the helpful advice!
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:29 PM   #6
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I just went to order one of these switches. $80 delivery to the UK. Don't think I'll bother....

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Old 01-19-2013, 03:10 PM   #7
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I use this for the fog light on my Ural.

http://www.cyclenutz.com/Handlebar-O...tch_p_211.html

If you check in the Vendors section there may be an ADVrider discount, not sure.

That is the one I went with!

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