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**DISCLAIMER: I am not affiliated with YamahaR3Racing.com or Jbluetooth. I am merely an R3 rider, forum member, and satisfied customer.

So many posts asking which levers to get, thought I would give my review of the NortonFab adjustable levers available at http://www.yamahar3racing.com/product/yamahr3racing-com-34-length-adjustable-folding-levers-yamaha-r3/ and why I think you should look no further.

Quality: These things are solid and do not feel cheap in the slightest.

Look/Style: Hands down (in my opinion) the best looking levers on the market. They are available in a variety of colors.

Feel: Good God these feel amazing. The throw is soo smooth and it makes using the clutch a breeze. Easily shift with two fingers and it has made my shifting so much smoother. I used to get fatigue in my hand after riding around for awhile but that is no longer an issue. The adjustability is great as well, being able to find that sweet spot is a plus!

Price: At half the price of CRG Levers and competitive with other brands, it is very reasonable. You get your moneys worth, these are very high quality.

Support: By ordering from R3Racing, you are supporting a forum member which I think is awesome. Stop paying for cheap Chinese knockoffs on ebay and help support someone who is dedicated to the forum and the R3 platform.


 

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I've been looking at these, but I'm waiting for the race version. Just in case I end up on the track, y'know? ;)
Definitely man, nothing wrong with that!

I haven't been riding long, but the oem levers are fine in my opinions.
Upgrading your levers are non essential. There just has been a flood of posts on here asking about what levers to get. Thought I would give a review of these to help people decide.

I do have to say though, apart from the fender eliminator, this has been my favorite mod so far. It is much more than just for looks. You'd be surprised with the difference it makes.
 

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I don't think there has ever been a debate about levers, lol. The Chinese levers are never as good of quality as something like CRG. People get them b/c they are functional and don't break the bank, as most people don't want to spend $200 on levers when the $40 ones work fine. It's literally just a matter of how much you can or want to spend. People usually don't argue that Chiense levers are better than something like Jesse's or CRG's, just that the Chinese levers get the job done fine w/o breaking the bank.

That being said, I do think Jesse's levers are the current best option, as you get super high quality without the absurd price of CRG. If I hadn't already bought $40 China levers before he released these I'd have 100% shelled out the extra $60 and gotten his. Supporting someone dedicated to developing quality parts for our bike is awesome enough, but you get a piece that is high quality and functional too. I still might throw in for these levers, but I do love the blue/silver color match on my current levers.

End of the day, glad you are happy with them, and glad Jesse is able to make such a quality piece.
 

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I don't think there has ever been a debate about levers, lol. The Chinese levers are never as good of quality as something like CRG. People get them b/c they are functional and don't break the bank, as most people don't want to spend $200 on levers when the $40 ones work fine. It's literally just a matter of how much you can or want to spend. People usually don't argue that Chiense levers are better than something like Jesse's or CRG's, just that the Chinese levers get the job done fine w/o breaking the bank.

That being said, I do think Jesse's levers are the current best option, as you get super high quality without the absurd price of CRG. If I hadn't already bought $40 China levers before he released these I'd have 100% shelled out the extra $60 and gotten his. Supporting someone dedicated to developing quality parts for our bike is awesome enough, but you get a piece that is high quality and functional too. I still might throw in for these levers, but I do love the blue/silver color match on my current levers.

End of the day, glad you are happy with them, and glad Jesse is able to make such a quality piece.

Debate was poor word choice on my part. There just seems to be a lot of discussion going on and wanted to give my feedback. I am really happy with them and got really excited so I had to share!
 

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The oem levers feel cheap. Also people have different sized hands and fingers so I wouldn't call adjustable levers non essential. My woman complained to me that the levers feel far so this will be the next mod. Just waiting on the race version.
 

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The oem levers feel cheap. Also people have different sized hands and fingers so I wouldn't call adjustable levers non essential. My woman complained to me that the levers feel far so this will be the next mod. Just waiting on the race version.
I just mean that you can definitely ride the bike with oem levers and not have any major problems. While I do agree with you, replacing the levers were top on my list as soon as I bought the bike. They are cheap, ugly, and hurt my hands. These new levers are fantastic.
 

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The levers are really great for shifting and their overall feel is really nice. Definitely made a difference in my riding experience. I personally don't need the folding gimmick, but it just adds to the lever that already looks great.
 

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The levers are really great for shifting and their overall feel is really nice. Definitely made a difference in my riding experience. I personally don't need the folding gimmick, but it just adds to the lever that already looks great.
I might be wrong..but I believe that the folding levers are designed to save your levers if you drop the bike. They will probably get a few scratches but they shouldn't snap off like the stock ones might.
 
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