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I have been saying clean both your brake and clutch levers and the rear brake pivot for years, posted it on another Bike forum and was told I was talking rubbish, glad there is someone else that thinks at least part of what I do. I have found it improves the feel of the brakes and reduces clutch effort on bikes, especially if they see rain a lot.
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Hmm, let's see:

1. Not in OEM schedule
2. 800k miles on Harleys across 4 posters who have never run into it on their own (or anyone else's bikes).


Now don't get me wrong I'm not doubting something COULD occur under certain conditions.

But obviously it is not COMMON.

and people who haven't experienced it would likely do better not worrying about it until they do, if ever.

As for "Doc Harley" never heard of him. At a glance it sounds like he's a tech at a dealer who has put out some vids ok.

Has HE SEEN a lot of it? And if so what's different? His location, customer base, the lube they use?!? Gotta be something

Anyway, do what works for you... No big deal here.
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Put my old leather wide seat back on the bike, the other one was punching the old prostate pretty hard.

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