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post #1 of 5 Old 09-05-2010, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Replacement ABS Break Lever?

First low speed tip over broke the break lever end on my 2009 ABS. Think this lever is different than for those with standard brakes.

I've filed off the burrs and am riding with it for the time being.

Any cheap replacement break levers out there for ABS equipped Wees?

Got the turn signal too, but will go Lockhart Phillips replacements. They look cool and are cheap.
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post #2 of 5 Old 09-05-2010, 05:04 PM
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I broke about an inch and a half off my brake lever and had a friend weld it back, looks and feels fine.

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post #3 of 5 Old 09-05-2010, 06:50 PM
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I haven't looked at the part numbers, but I have owned both ABS and non-ABS Wees and don't recall there being any difference in the lever. I don't think there's any reason for them to be different -- all the magic happens elsewhere in the system.

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post #4 of 5 Old 09-06-2010, 11:41 AM
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The part numbers are different:


57300-10G20 1 $81.09 $62.28

57300-44G00 1 $81.09 $62.28

No idea what the difference might actually be, or if there really is a difference, or if it's only cosmetic. Seems odd that the pricing would be exactly the same.

Maybe you could find someone with a non-ABS Wee and compare levers. Or perhaps someone's already done this...?

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Buy some decent handguards/lever protectors.

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