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Brake - Clutch Lever Options - what is your setup?

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Old 01-26-2013, 01:18 PM
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Default Re: Brake - Clutch Lever Options - what is your setup?

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i run a front drum with the lever on the right and the clutch on the left. the drum combined with the coaster brake is all i need to stop. I also really like a clean look to the bike.
I also run a front drum with the lever on the right, and a rear coaster. Although my next build will have a centrifugal clutch (4 stroke), I still have the clutch lever on the left to activate my brake light, just no cable attached to it. Anyway, I love the drum/coaster setup, and I won't run anything else.
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I still have the clutch lever on the left to activate my brake light, just no cable attached to it. Anyway, I love the drum/coaster setup, and I won't run anything else.
That's a great idea about the brake light!
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That's a great idea about the brake light!
I had my brake light hooked up to my clutch lever on my ht bike, just figured might as well keep it the same on my 98cc build. The clutch lever doesn't have a return spring, so what I did was stick a spring through where the cable used to go and hooked one end of the spring to the lever and the other end to the handlebars, so I can pull the lever to activate my brake light and when I let go, it returns on its own. It's not all that pretty, but it works lol.
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Default Re: Brake - Clutch Lever Options - what is your setup?

I run the front brake lever on the bottom left under the clutch. Pulling the brake works much better AFTER the clutch is disengaged. Feels natural to me by now...I only use it in panic stops since I upgraded the rear to V-brakes. I can lock the rear at full song so it works good for me. I takes a while to get used to it though. Feels real busy at first...
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