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flintweld

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control question
« on: August 31, 2008, 11:52:17 PM »
Do the new models have standard control config
IE clutch and tranny on left and brakes on right ?

REpozer

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Re: control question
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2008, 01:27:07 AM »
Yes, however they sell a kit to put it  back IE, shifter on right, brake on left
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flintweld

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Re: control question
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2008, 01:33:25 AM »
Thx REpozer,
No I wouldn't want to change the current "standard" set up.
I like old school but not to that extent.
Thanks again,
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Re: control question
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2008, 06:28:23 PM »
Yea whats up with these Limeys, I was totally confused when I had a BSA, and a Hondoodle, am I right or left ? Whooa, that was the brake, not the shifter !!! :o
The question is that the Jap's drive on the wrong side of the street, but their bikes shift on the left,,,why ;D
 
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Re: control question
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2008, 07:03:10 PM »
I think it matters more to what side the handles bars are on. ;D
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clamp

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Re: control question
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2008, 03:46:16 PM »
As the septics first had Indians with left hand throttles so the police  could shoot at people with their left hand, the Limeys had right hand gear changes so the post man could kick  dogs with their left.
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Tiny Tim

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Re: control question
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2008, 04:19:03 PM »
Yea whats up with these Limeys, I was totally confused when I had a BSA, and a Hondoodle, am I right or left ? 

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Re: control question
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2008, 03:54:08 PM »
Flint, there are good reasons to consider shifting the shifter from LH to RH.

The shifter mechanism for LH sucks.

Switching to RH improves shifting and improves braking.


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Re: control question
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2008, 10:17:40 PM »
  And as Clamp has pointed out Indian and HD had right hand shift bikes before most Brit bikes adopted them.  So we started the controversy originally.  Will.
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Re: control question
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2008, 10:34:47 PM »
I love my rt side shift     its the 1 up and 3 down that takes some getting used to