|Posted on Friday, May 03, 2019 - 10:30 pm: ||
My S1 has a small flat piece attached to the frame, and the back of my rear brake lever has a little adjustable screw that presses against it, functioning as a lever stop to keep the lever from moving upward, and pulling the rod down out of the master cylinder. I've noticed X1 levers no longer have this. Is someone with an X1 able to take a look at their rear brake setup and tell me if anything keeps the lever from moving the opposite direction? I've looked at pictures of X1 frames online and don't see anything on the frame similar to what the S1 has.
I have an X1 lever I was going to put on my bike, didn't know if it's worth trying to weld a small threaded aluminum piece on the back, or just run it as is, knowing theres not really a reason that lever would ever be pulled upwards.
|Posted on Saturday, May 04, 2019 - 12:02 am: ||
On my S3, that tab has been broken for years. Yes, I have knocked the rod out of the brake piston while the motor was parked. Never has come out while riding, so I have not welded on a new tab.
NOTE: I ride with the brake and shifter low enough to cover with my boots without activating them. This could be why the brake lever has never bounced out while riding.
So, your call on a fix, as it has not been an issue for me.
(Message edited by 89rs1200 on May 04, 2019)