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brass knuckles as brake/clutch lever

anybody ever done that???

any reason it can't/shouldn't be done???

where can i buy brass knuckles???

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you cand find them online anywhere

they are sold as " belt buckles" or " paperwieghts"

you saw the one I had welded to the brake handle right?

no reason you couldnt doi it on the foot controls or anywhere else you wanted

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you cand find them online anywhere

they are sold as " belt buckles" or " paperwieghts"

you saw the one I had welded to the brake handle right?

no reason you couldnt doi it on the foot controls or anywhere else you wanted
actually i didn't see that on your bike. must have missed it. i was thinking of cudding down the brake/clutch levers and threading them, and then drilling into the brass knuckles and tapping them, so i could thread the knuckles onto the remaining part of the levers. nice clean finished look.

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If you don't wear gloves it may work, I'm talking panic grab for levers times.
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A trench knife would be soooooo much more fun!



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better yet, why not try moose knuckles


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A trench knife would be soooooo much more fun!


Great idea, gotta remember to pull lever gently and carefully. No powershifts anymore or your fingers will be off hand and down the road.
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This is just me, but would you really want your fingers stuck in brass knuckles in an accident? You might get thrown off the bike and leave your fingers in the levers. I agree it would be a cool look, but isn't safe or practical.

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This is just me, but would you really want your fingers stuck in brass knuckles in an accident? You might get thrown off the bike and leave your fingers in the levers. I agree it would be a cool look, but isn't safe or practical.
what about motorcycles is?? lol. esp.with all the crazy car drivers out to getcha!


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This is just me, but would you really want your fingers stuck in brass knuckles in an accident? You might get thrown off the bike and leave your fingers in the levers. I agree it would be a cool look, but isn't safe or practical.
Yup, or like getting one of your legs between a car's fender and A frame; eyeball impaled on your rearview mirror, testes stuck on your gas tank, ears rubbed off on the guard rail, your nose left on the triple tree.

Maybe the brass knuckles will protect your fingers when you go sliding down the freeway on your hands on the handlebars?
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