View Full Version : ? converting 74 to L side shift???????????
28th April 2005, 20:28
I am a new owner of a 74 sporty. I have had bikes my whole life and am a pretty good wrench. Is there any way to convert to a left side shift or are there cross over forward controls. I was looking at controls from a 75/76 with a cable rear brake and thinking of trying to modify it. just thought that I would bounce the idea around a bit. Thanks, Ray.
28th April 2005, 21:30
That should work man the, '75 & '76 were basicly just a conversion putting the shift shaft in place of the brake shaft .
29th April 2005, 16:42
Yes, but the 75 & 76 had a very clugly shifting hardware.. Why bother... Shifting on the right is cool... and you will get used to it. I go back and forth to other bikes... and most of the time I get the right lever.... LOL
29th April 2005, 16:45
Put a suicide shift on her...leave her on the right....;)
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