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Thread: Midwest Engineering Clever Lever vs. stock lever (just installed but have ?'s)

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    We ordered a magura 2 clever lever by midwest engineering recently hoping to lighten the clutch pull of our KTM. In comparison to the stock lever, I dont really feel much of a difference between the stock lever vs. this lever (while sitting in the garage-not running). even put the stock lever back on to make sure of this. no significant difference this time either.

    Is the lever pull going to change when the motor is running due to warm clutch oil vs cold?

    They claim 50% less pull however, I do not feel the difference without riding the bike yet. maybe the pull will change? so far not happy spending 80$ for a wider shorter lever.

    what gives?

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    a Rekluse core 2.0 will solve your problem......just saying....lol

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    Can't speak for the Magura, but the lever for my Brembo is a noticeable improvement.

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    I tried one too, didn't like it personally, sold it and went back to th stocker, it's not going to change when you start the bike
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    I did not like mine either.

    I have a Magura 2 lever sitting on the shelf.

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    QUOTE (mcguyver @ Apr 27 2013, 09:10 PM)
    a Rekluse core 2.0 will solve your problem......just saying....lol

    Might as well just hire someone to ride your bike for you too.
    I mean why go through all the trouble to even learn to ride much less use the clutch?

    Just sayin....lol...
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    Used one a couple of years ago on my 530, wasn't bad but did require a little setting up but definitely a lot lighter pull than standard, was good if in a tight situation where your hand was required to be on the clutch a lot.
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    I bought one for my Brembo equipped 350. It made a HUGE different. 1 Finger pulls for a 2 hour race and my hand isn't tired at the end. I couldn't do that with the stock lever.
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    QUOTE (Hokie @ Apr 28 2013, 07:39 AM)
    QUOTE (mcguyver @ Apr 27 2013, 09:10 PM)
    a Rekluse core 2.0 will solve your problem......just saying....lol

    Might as well just hire someone to ride your bike for you too.
    I mean why go through all the trouble to even learn to ride much less use the clutch?

    Just sayin....lol...

    Well, if you're too weak to pull a hydro clutch... what other option do you really have?
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