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Midwest Mountain Engineering Clever Levers Reviews

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Ed Piqueras

  

Purchased the Magura clutch system for my 2008 WR250F, and then added the Clever Lever afterwards.  AMAZING results.  

 In short, awesome lever.  Perfect length, definitely eases the clutch pull significantly.  One finger pull now.  Great build quality.

No doubt worth the investment.  Last clutch lever you'll buy. 

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Powerban

  

Pros:

Reduces amount of strength it takes to pull your levers. Combined with a hydraulic clutch these are awesome.

With the lighter pull and shorter lever it allows you to use a couple fingers to engage your lever easily, leaving your other fingers on the grip for extra control of the bike.

Looks and anodizing are sick. 

Cons: 

You lose ease of adjustment as it’s with an Allen screw. 

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TigerTanker

  

I got the clutch lever. I had the trouble of a lifetime trying to get it properly installed. There is very poor instructions, and no youtube video about how to properly install or adjust.

 

I had a trip cut one day short because this interfered with the operation of the clutch. I spent nearly 100 on the lever, and then at least 100 more on repair/mechanic to figure out what was going wrong with my bike.   

 

I'm sure that this thing technically is awesome, but hey, you have to be able to explain with good clear concise directions on how to install! 

 

I finally took it off, and put back the levers I had before...

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Pittbull

  

Well I'm finally going to get around to giving my $.02 on these levers. With the help of MentalGuru and TT, I got a set to fit my 2014 Husaberg TE300 with the brake lever being the Brembo version. I have some fairly serious hand issues now at my ripe old age of 52 with arthritis and nerve damage causing muscle atrophy which is waisting the flexors muscles of both hands. I'd been on the hunt for any tool to improve and lengthen my rides and these levers appeared to offer a serious advantage over stock. When I first got them here and opened the package I was impressed with the quality build of the levers. Their machining was precise and finish was impressive. The anodizing was flawless, it was clear to me that MME put some real time and effort into the design and manufacture of these units. I'm a machinist and industrial designer of many years so it takes allot to impress me these days. I usually find allot of disappointment in goods manufactured today and am horrified at the crap coming out of China and how much people in North America keep supporting the import of such garbage. It's great to see quality stuff like this being made in the US and Canada.

Then came the install.... 

The clutch lever went on without a hitch, was a simple 5 minute operation and I was quickly impressed with how well it worked. The extra leverage it offered was amazing and I liked the feel of the squared off lever. Now came the brake lever, that didn't go so well (it was possible that I did not have the correct lever but all literature claimed it was right). It was apparent to me right off that I was going to have to remove a bit of material from the front of the lever to make it stand out far enough from the bars to make it functional. I had to machine a good amount of material off the front edge of the lever where the adjustment cam comes into contact. Then I had to pretty much screw the adjustment screw all the way out and add more LocTite to keep the screw in place. Once I got past the fitments issue and got to ride with the levers I was very impressed. The extra leverage and little cam devise they use, give a way better feel over the stock levers and you definitely never need more than 1 finger on the lever at any time. I have a Rekluse remote mounted under the clutch as well and loved having the ability to get to it without having to move my hand that much. My Berg also has a Rekluse Core EXP3 but I'm one of those guys who still likes to use the clutch for lifts and launches when riding instead of just ignoring the clutch completely. The bike has now had many extreme rides on it since the whole lever install and I've never had an issue with the levers. I now have a new Sherco Factory 300 trials bike which I bought to improve my enduro skills and must say I wish that MME would make a set of levers for it as well. It would make my life a whole lot easier on that bike with the extra light feel over the stock levers. 

 

Brake lever with screw turned all the way out on the cam

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Here you can see the material I needed to remove to allow the lever to move out away from the bars.

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Clutch lever over the Rekluse remote brake lever

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vabuckaroo

  

I have both clutch and front brake levers on my KTM 300 XCW. They make it very easy to one finger either lever, leaving more contact with the grip. I also have a Rekluse LHRB mounted under my clutch lever. It's super easy to work both levers at the same time. Reminds me of the old Sunline Dehandlers from back in the day.

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