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How to replace a broken front brake lever on a 14
« on: June 07, 2014, 02:31:38 pm »
Broken lever!


Remove the big 19mm stamped nut on the bottom - it also holds the micro-switch in.


Then just push the hollow bolt up and out (it's slotted at the top so that it won't spin); mine came out easily.
« Last Edit: June 12, 2014, 10:42:56 pm by Colorado Rider »

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Thanks Colorado!

Did you replace it with an OEM lever?
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Rusty,

I couldn't find anything but the OEM lever  :-\

Even the dealer had kind of a hard time with the 14.

At $90, if I had a choice, I probably would have taken the alternative!

There are better hand guards out there too, but for $60 (for 2) to just replace it for now vs. $150+ good enough for now.

I did get the Flatland bash guard, and the Scottoiler is on the way - I'll show some pics for that later.

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Re: How to replace a broken front brake lever on a 14
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2015, 03:56:36 am »
Have you read anything like this again, but it should be better.

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Re: How to replace a broken front brake lever on a 14
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2015, 08:08:54 am »
If English you could speak, better it would be.

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This site is growing internationally.  Let's be supportive of those who boldy participate despite having a language barrier. 

By the way, "google translate" sucks.
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Colorado Rider,

In an attempt to expand on the "local" riding network, I ask, where are you located?  I am in Windsor. Nearby?

Anxious for the next 690 Rippin!

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jrugg,

I was in Colorado Springs, but moved to Huntsville Alabama three weeks ago.  I guess I should change my name to 'Alabama adventurer'.


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Got it. And I see you are now Alabama Adventurer. Looks like our day of rippin went from maybe Rampart to now something in the deep south. Will certainly throw you a heads up if I am in/around Huntsville. Go twist it!   

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I put these on. Orange anodized, clutch and brake levers. From China but work pretty good.

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But I also replace the stock plastic hand guards for the tougher zeta hand guards.

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I tried some 'Chinese' levers .....    angle was all wrong and they hit the switch housing.  Which ones did you get?  (eBay link please  ;) )
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How to replace a broken front brake lever on a 14
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2015, 08:49:37 am »
http://ebay.com/itm/291493901884

I saw a YouTube video where someone changed out their broken levers for these. They work pretty good but the adjustments are way different for each side. On the clutch side I have it on setting '1' the brake side is on '6'.
« Last Edit: July 08, 2015, 08:53:06 am by rednipj »