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Old 08-05-2012, 04:30 PM   #1
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New bike! New Project!

I got my bike! '01 Kawasaki Ninja 500r so, now starts the modification, with my hand, until I can get strength back in it (still talking with neurologists) Im going to work to move the clutch to the right. Now suggestions/help? I saw the K-Lever, and the >~1300 price tag. Looking at it, I would think I could take the existing clutch assembly and fabricate a dual handle to hold both the clutch and brake on the ride and be done with it. Thoughts?

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Old 08-05-2012, 09:40 PM   #2
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Re: New bike! New Project!

Check into a thumb brake there were some road racers that
have used them in the past


http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/Detail.bok?no=104
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:50 AM   #3
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Re: New bike! New Project!

Ya I would love a thumb clutch over the brakes. I wouldn't mind trying the k lever but it's expensive!!!!
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:17 PM   #4
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Re: New bike! New Project!

I got to thinking last night, maybe I'm over thinking the entire project, I MIGHT have enough room to move the clutch in front of brake mount on right side. Need to look when I get home.
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:18 PM   #5
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For inspiration

Doohan recovered enough to win his five consecutive world titles from 1994-98, all with a left thumb-operated rear brake on his Honda due to the lack of mobility in his damaged right foot. Doohan also became a regular visitor to the orthopedist to the MotoGP stars, Dr. Arthur Ting, for repeated surgery to continue repairs to his right leg.
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Old 08-07-2012, 05:33 PM   #6
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Thank for that! I have the bike in a working condition, next problem is getting licensed =)
Always something trying to stop you, but im determined to do this!

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Old 08-07-2012, 07:32 PM   #7
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Pics! We need pics!


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Old 08-07-2012, 07:55 PM   #8
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gotta go home and take em tonight
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:57 AM   #9
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ok, so ran into a problem, putting the assembly back together last night, I noticed that the throttle has a wire going out of it from the ignition to the brakes? and its just a hair too short, anyone know the wiring diagram so I can make it longer?
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