The Significance of Shorter Aftermarket Brake and Clutch Levers for Harley Davidson Softail Motorcycles

The Significance of Shorter Aftermarket Brake and Clutch Levers for Harley Davidson Softail Motorcycles

Eagle Lights understands the importance of not only your bike's performance but also the comfort and control you experience while riding. Among the various components that contribute to this control, brake and clutch levers play a pivotal role. Upgrading to shorter brake and clutch levers can enhance functionality, control, aesthetics and comfort for Harley Davidson riders. 

Precision and Control

When it comes to maneuvering a heavyweight machine like a Harley Davidson Softail, precise control is paramount. The length of the brake and clutch levers greatly affects the rider's ability to modulate the bike's speed and smoothly engage the clutch. Eagle Lights SPEEDSHIFT Shorty Brake and Clutch Levers, offer a more ergonomic design that ensures riders have a comfortable grip and reach.

The reduced length means that Harley Davidson Softail riders can easily reach and engage them, even with a firm grasp of the handlebars. This translates to quicker response times, enhanced braking capabilities, and smoother gear shifts. When navigating through city traffic, winding roads, or unexpected obstacles, having shorter levers can mean the difference between a confident maneuver and a split-second delay.


Riders take immense pride in personalizing their motorcycles. Aftermarket components not only offer improved performance for your Harley Davidson, but also provide a canvas for customization. The Eagle Lights SPEEDSHIFT Shorty Brake and Clutch Levers cater to this desire for personalization by offering a sleek and compact design that adds a touch of modernity to the classic Harley aesthetic. 

These are not only functional but enhance the overall appearance of you Softail. The precision machining, quality, attention to detail in the design of the levers contribute to an elevated visual appeal, making the bike stand out on the road. Harley riders can choose from either chrome and black, to seamlessly integrate the levers into the bike's existing design or create striking contrasts.

Comfort and Long-Distance Riding

Going long distance?  No problem.  Long-distance rides are an integral part of the Harley Davidson experience. However, extended periods on the road can lead to rider fatigue and discomfort. Eagle Lights SPEEDSHIFT Shorty Brake and Clutch Levers alleviate some of this discomfort by promoting a more natural hand position. Softail riders can maintain a relaxed grip while easily accessing the controls, reducing strain on the wrists and fingers.

The Eagle Lights SPEEDSHIFT Shorty Brake and Clutch Levers are designed with rider comfort in mind, allowing for a more relaxed riding posture during those long stretches on the highway. The improved ergonomics also contribute to enhanced confidence and control, essential factors for maintaining safety during extended rides.

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