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The front brake lever ok to cheap on?
LOL. Um, it is like 75% of your stopping power (100% for some people). You don't want to mess that up with a cheap brake lever that binds/breaks/flops/mushy. 60 mph with a jacked up front brake is no bueno.
 

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The front brake lever ok to cheap on?
LOL. Um, it is like 75% of your stopping power (100% for some people). You don't want to mess that up with a cheap brake lever that binds/breaks/flops/mushy. 60 mph with a jacked up front brake is no bueno.
Does rsc make a brake lever in addition to the clutch lever? I don’t see it on thesicshop.com
 

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LOL. Um, it is like 75% of your stopping power (100% for some people). You don't want to mess that up with a cheap brake lever that binds/breaks/flops/mushy. 60 mph with a jacked up front brake is no bueno.
Usually stock dirt bike levers will bend the first time you crash and then break the second time. I haven't dropped the grom yet, I'm not a hardcore stunter, just a guy who likes to do wheelies. Putting a chinese lever on your bike might cause instant death, probably not though.
 

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Usually stock dirt bike levers will bend the first time you crash and then break the second time. I haven't dropped the grom yet, I'm not a hardcore stunter, just a guy who likes to do wheelies. Putting a chinese lever on your bike might cause instant death, probably not though.
Sportbike Track Gear has a good video about a defective MSZ lever that would have caused and accident and maybe a death. Check it out.

Why rely on cheap shit for brakes? It makes no sense.
 

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Recommend a cheap 1 finger on the front brake by chance? I don’t wanna be replacing stock levers all the time learning haha. I’m going with rsc or whatever lever for the clutch. The front brake lever ok to cheap on?
Move your controls in far enough that the bars take the hit first. The stock lever will probably take more hits than some Ebay ones. Put a subcage and axle sliders on it also. Be worried about some crash protection then go ride it. One thing you'll learn is that there's no right one right way to build a stunt bike. You're gonna drop it, shits gonna get bent, broken, etc. Plan on buying a few more sets of those bars because they will get smashed and bent eventually.

I understand that you wanna build it the right way but honestly you need to make sure the bike can live in a wheelie and take a hit.... everything else is secondary. And what I mean by that, make sure it doesn't starve of oil (oil pump mod) and make sure you can pick it back up and ride away after you fling it across the parking lot.

Not a matter of if you hit the pavement, but rather when you do.

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Sportbike Track Gear has a good video about a defective MSZ lever that would have caused and accident and maybe a death. Check it out.

Why rely on cheap shit for brakes? It makes no sense.
I think that bike has a radial master cylinder. I'm not sure if you would have that problem on a grom.
 

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Especially when stunting requires a ton of brake use...

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I think that bike has a radial master cylinder. I'm not sure if you would have that problem on a grom.
Junk companies make junk. The MSZ levers are known for having a lot of slip on the Grom and I'm sure they don't QC well enough to stop defects like that on the Grom.

Hell, if your life is only worth $30 then hit up Amazon for the junk and they'll ensure you can be risking your life in only 2 days!
 

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I'm running RSC clutch with a 13mm Magura brake master to a P34 caliper. I got a chance to ride the big rotor version of my set up, and I think its worth getting. Especially if you have choppy throttle control, the extra bite helps with confidence.
 

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To be honest, It doesn't matter. For the clutch lever, I'm using RSC (message Josh... he's been hookin me up for a while now). Then I ordered some chinese levers off eBay (in purple). You're going to need a handbrake setup for the rear brake... meaning a bracket, a caliper, a brake line, banjo bolts, and the master cylinder. I personally use the Magura HC1 master.

You'll also want a subcage/12 bar! I also have a sponsor for that... but who are you goin with?
 

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To be honest, It doesn't matter. For the clutch lever, I'm using RSC (message Josh... he's been hookin me up for a while now). Then I ordered some chinese levers off eBay (in purple). You're going to need a handbrake setup for the rear brake... meaning a bracket, a caliper, a brake line, banjo bolts, and the master cylinder. I personally use the Magura HC1 master.
You'll also want a subcage/12 bar! I also have a sponsor for that... but who are you goin with?
Think my buddy adam from a town knows josh. Think he’s hitting him up for me ha. Too funny. But I already got the cage and step up. I rock a town customs down to my axel sliders. Was going to rock Kev but he was a real dick to me and was being stingy over a paint job I already paid for so I went for a towns much stockier cages. I have the Kev engine cage still waiting to sell just to make a point in custom neon yellow.
 

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I'm running RSC clutch with a 13mm Magura brake master to a P34 caliper. I got a chance to ride the big rotor version of my set up, and I think its worth getting. Especially if you have choppy throttle control, the extra bite helps with confidence.
Cool imma run 1 finger rsc but don’t wannan blow 120 on a brake lever... any suggestions of good brake levers. What’s the Magura run. I guess I need to have a hand rear brake anyways eventually. U guys said those kits come with the lever as well?
 
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