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Old 05-07-12, 01:13   #61
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I had the ebay ones on my CBR for a year before I sold it in anodized blue and they were perfect, no fading or anything else. Bought JPR Signature from Cycle to try out, still half less than Pazzo's :)
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Old 05-07-12, 08:03   #62
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I sold my Daytona and picked up a 2011 Speed Triple. Anyone know which of these Chinese levers will work with this bike? Has a Brembo master brake cylinder, if that makes a difference...
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Old 07-04-12, 03:03   #63
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SO looking for any ebay levers that will fit the 675R. Anyone got some that they had good experience with? There is quite a bit of them on the site.
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Old 07-04-12, 11:02   #64
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I got a pair from adjustable levers.com. Shipping was fast quality was good and no problem with the fitment and u can even add custom writing for 5 dollars.


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Old 07-04-12, 12:38   #65
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Fellow Riders.
Fellow members of the tribe.

There is NO FREE RIDE.
There is NOTHING FREE in this life.
Wise up people.
  • Politicians are taking everything from you because they convince you that you can get something for nothing. Someone has to pay for it.
  • Politicians take away every Freedom and Liberty by making you afraid and making you think they will protect you. Bull Shit.
  • Chinese are taking your jobs because you are convinced that you can get something for nothing. Life Never works that way.
  • Quality costs money. Just how it is. Nothing worth while is free.
I too hate being raped by the prices of Motorcycle specific anything.
But some things you should not compromise on.

The Front brake lever is not controlling just a brake.
That brake control is your very life.

Why don't you just sell your 675 and buy a China no name bike. Hell they look the same more or less. Cost 1/3 of the price of a Triumph. They have two wheels just like a 675.

Just because a Chinese item looks the same does NOT mean the materials are of the same quality, the fit is the same, or the temper and strength of the materials/item is up to spec for intended purpose.
  • I will not be putting no name china tires on my bike. No half assed levers off of ebay. America made Dunlop Q2 tires. Name brand levers. From a vendor that supports/helps keep this web site up. Yes I will be paying more $$$ than you save the penny wise guys who think you are so damned smart.
  • I will not be putting recycled car oil in my bike and running 6000miles before oil change
  • I will not be putting $2 wally world oil filters made for cars on my bike as many have suggested.
  • I will not wear a $49 bike helmet.
  • I will not put wally world thirty cent cheaper gas in my bike.
But you are grown kids. Do as you like.
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Old 07-04-12, 16:47   #66
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SO looking for any ebay levers that will fit the 675R. Anyone got some that they had good experience with? There is quite a bit of them on the site.
Find the eBay ones sold by mcmotoparts. I've had them on the R for 6 months, great quality, no fade. Same provider for my BMW F800R levers, a year later, no probs.

And, to the side topic, if you aren't riding a Harley or Buell, your money hasn't met your mouth.
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Old 11-15-12, 23:41   #67
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Figured I would chime in since I just got my levers from thetwowheels.com

The price was ridiculously cheap when you look at the parts involved...There were more tool marks than I would expect from a super high end lever but I like a bit of personality. They are not light which is a good thing in my books if I am buying a 'cheap' product. I also do not expect any bubbles in the metal due to the following...

The positive:
-They look great and better than I expected.
-Anodizing appears to be relatively thick and durable.
-The actual mechanisms feel excellent.

The Negative:
-They did not fit the housing. And by did not fit, I mean wayyyy off. I spent at least an hour with a file before it would fit into the stock housing. It was not just a matter of the anodizing but I had to file off a bunch of metal as well. This is where my comment on metal quality comes from above, nothing but straight metal that I filed off, no bubbles.

That being said, I think these levers are a great deal. They look and function awesome once you do some modifications to make them fit. I realize they may not be the same process as the high end levers but am more than confident they will not fail and extremely happy with them.

My 2 cents...
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Old 11-16-12, 01:37   #68
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I got a pair of folding adjustable levers both for length and distance as a X-mas gift. I had to do some mods to make it fit right...spent about a couple hours on a bench with a drill press and dremel. Once I got it to fit right and smoothed out sharp edges, I liked them.

I didn't care so much about looks since I was all about functionality over form for track/race use. Since they were a gift it was just my time spent...At $50 Im not so sure if I would spend that kind of money...if you're trying to show off some bling at bike night, then stick with the expensive name brands.
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Old 11-16-12, 08:24   #69
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I tried out the eBay levers for a while. They work fine, but you get what you paid for. Mine were faded heavily. And the feel of the eBay vs the crg's was a world apart. I didn't find the eBay levers to be unsafe of anything. But would not reccomend them.
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