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like sportbikes have, can we get them for cruisers? im thinking as the arthritis gets worse ill have some adjustments i can make
 

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....sure they'd work....with the proper tweaks....
...fer us old farts, easier to build a trike with almost all foot controls... ;)

Thinking about it more daily.....

http://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/mpo/4266867424.html

That one is a lil unique, therefore the price...but ya know what I mean...would be nice to cary 4 cases of tallboys with me too....I could never do one of them CanAm things....bass ackwards....but....trikes are the key for many of us older riders....they dont fall over either....normally....
 

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Had a dream yesterday that I made my spare goldwing frame and motor into a trike

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if i had the cash id jump on that. i do have a 75 sporty that would be a good candidate.
plenty of 70's chrome parts on it i could sell
 

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Would have to figure a shaft conversion for the wing.thought about a car rear end

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Would have to figure a shaft conversion for the wing.thought about a car rear end

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Do you have netflix account? If so look up Ultimate car build off... One of the episodes they make a wheely trike out of a a couple of XS1000 and a quad. I got looking at my quad rear ends, and the drive line u-joints are the same... One of these days I might get a second quad and another VN750 to try to build a Trike.
 

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Wow, this thread went off topic real fast....lol. (Not sure what trikes have to do with adjustable levers)

They offered adjustable levers for the Vulcan for a very short time...(Flanders made them I believe) odds of finding a set now are remote.

You could adapt a set from another bike. Easier if you switch to a different master cylinder to do so.

You can also just bend your levers slightly to accomplish the same thing...
 

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like sportbikes have, can we get them for cruisers? im thinking as the arthritis gets worse ill have some adjustments i can make
To get back on topic,yes we can get them for cruisers,my 1500 came with them stock. I don't know about the clutch side on a 750 because it is cable operated but the front brake side would be simple,if you found a used front mastercyl with the adjustable lever it would probably be as cheap as buying an after market lever.
 

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To get back on topic,yes we can get them for cruisers,my 1500 came with them stock. I don't know about the clutch side on a 750 because it is cable operated but the front brake side would be simple,if you found a used front mastercyl with the adjustable lever it would probably be as cheap as buying an after market lever.
thanks, its the clutch side i really need. i may have to pm blacksmith billy to see if he has something fr my 700
 

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....NB....it went to trikes due to the arthritis comment....
 

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Wow, this thread went off topic real fast....lol. (Not sure what trikes have to do with adjustable levers)

They offered adjustable levers for the Vulcan for a very short time...(Flanders made them I believe) odds of finding a set now are remote.

You could adapt a set from another bike. Easier if you switch to a different master cylinder to do so.

You can also just bend your levers slightly to accomplish the same thing...
Isn't that a record? Ot in the second post;)

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Clutch side won't likely work because the adjustment is on the wrong side of the lever.

You could put a shim (or series of them) between the lever and the saddle (I don't know what its called but that sounds good to me) and adjust the cable proportionately. This becomes a problem if you try to shorten the pull too much. The clutch either won't fully engage or disengage.

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