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Old 08-30-2013, 04:53 PM   #1
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any experience with these replacement levers

looking for some brake and clutch levers that can be adjusted closer to grip due to my small(er) hands.

any experience with these?

they're about 1/2 half the price of others I've seen, so wondering what the catch is -- if any.

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Old 08-30-2013, 05:17 PM   #2
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They look like copies of CRG levers which are usually about that price now. There are a lot of exact copies , but usually cheaper. $100 or less. Cyclegear has their Speedmetal brand on sale now. Don't know if they're available for BMW. Shop around , that place seems high priced.
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:20 PM   #3
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I have CRG on the Tuono and they are an improvement over stock and well worth the cash.
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:37 PM   #4
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Pazzo levers. EXCELLENT fit and finish.

http://www.pjsparts.com/catalog/prod...oducts_id=1669
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:37 PM   #5
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I have CRG on the Tuono and they are an improvement over stock and well worth the cash.
Same here on my RC. I like the shorties.
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:03 PM   #6
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Me too.
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:31 PM   #7
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The eBay cheapies are fairly good as well. There were early reports of poor metalurgy i.e. levers snapping, but that seems to have been solved and the ones I've used personally have been fine.

Basically, I don't think there are any real downsides for normal use.

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Old 08-30-2013, 10:50 PM   #8
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Even cheaper. They're some sort of aluminum that breaks off instead of bending though (FYI).
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:36 AM   #9
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As a mechanic I feel compelled to give notice. On some bikes the cheaper versions don't give any free play @ the master cylinder and will cause problems with locking brakes. I've seen it more than a few times. So be sure when installing there is adequate lever movement before the plunger is moved or there will be exciting events occurring on your maiden voyage.
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