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I just bought a '98 883 Sportster and just got my license. Got a problem. I'm 5'3" with a size 6 glove & my hands are not strong enough and fingers not long enough to comfortably pull a standard clutch lever. This gorgous bike is burning a hole in my pocket, because I don't dare ride it.

Any suggestions? Once saw a clutch lever in an old catalog that had some special type cam action that became easier to pull the further you pulled it. Can't find anything similar now. Have seached the HD and Custom Chrome catalogs...no success.

Saw line item in HD catalog for a short-throw clutch lever for earlier model Sportsters. Nothing for late models.

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Please help.
 

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Thanks so much for the reply. Actually, my husband had done all of that. I just don't have the strength. I've already ordered the EZ Clutch that Dean suggested. I'm very excited. Hoping it arrives in time to ride next weekend.

Hope you're riding today.
 

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following your advise also

Thanks. I had already bought some squeezable grips to build the strength before Dean came up with the EZClutch. And I agree that using the clutch will help develop that strength. My concern was, I couldn't even get started without great, concentrated effort. And I didn't want to scare myself. So I'm waiting for UPS to deliver my "fix."

I love this website.

TORQUED
you knew me first as pollitt...but i decided to go incognito ;)
 

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SUCCESS...I'm TORQUED TIGHT

Hey...it worked. EZ Clutch by AMP. Dean will never know how much I appreciate his quick and "right on" suggestion. I rode today gals & guys...in a small, flat pasture on our property...but I rode...MY Harley. (Already told the story in another thread, but had to tell those of you who were nice enough to offer all the help the very first time I posted.)

My second ride this afternoon was not as smooth. In the morning, I didn't wear my gloves...so I had much better feel on the throttle. This afternoon I wore gloves and was herky-jerky. But I'll get it. Tomorrow. Tomorrow. All those tomorrows. Don't mind me. I'm just still happier than .... :D

Good night, All.
 
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