Controls & Handlebars Buyer’s Guide

Aeromach Manufacturing’s slick new flamed levers are CNC-machined from 6061-T6 extruded billet aluminum and are rounded at the edges for a comfortable grip and smooth pull. The perfect addition to any full custom or personalized street cruiser, Aeromach flamed levers are a direct bolt-on fit to ’96-’06 Harley-Davidson models with manual clutch. Additionally, the show-chromed levers are a bolt-on fit and awesome addition to American IronHorse machines and ’03-and-earlier Big Dogs.
For more information, contact Aeromach Manufacturing at (800) 990-9392, or visit

Big Bars
Big Bear Choppers’ handlebars are designed and created specifically for its motorcycles-but they may look great on your ride, too. All the company’s bars are made in Big Bear Lake and will ship to you in raw metal.
For more information, contact Big Bear Choppers at (909) 878-4340, or visit

Gone Hollywood
The new Hollywood bobber bars are fitted with a curved crossbar for added rigidity and that bobber effect. The bars are 1 inch in diameter and are designed for use with Paughco and OEM Springers. They come finished in flawless Paughco chrome or gloss black and are designed for use with external control cables and custom headlight installations.
For more information, contact Custom Chrome at (800) 729-3332, or visit

Better Than The Original
If you thought the original forward controls from Pro-One were hot, check out the company’s latest edition. The new controls offer all the benefits of the earlier models, including roller bearings, folding adjustable footrests, and thrust bearings at pivot points. Available for most models including ’00-and-later Softails, these smooth cutout controls feature levers and mounting plates that are CNC-machined from solid billet aluminum and hand-polished and triple chrome-plated. Pro-One even includes a chrome kickstand, stainless-steel shift rod, and all chrome hardware. You can order the new controls in a 3-inch extended version for taller riders and finished in a ball-milled or cutout design.
For more information, contact Pro-One at (800) 884-4173, or visit

Fire Is In
The new flame hand-control lever kit from Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories gives almost any late-model H-D a hot custom look. The chrome-plated brake and clutch hand-control levers feature an etched flame design across the surface from tip to grip. The flame hand-control lever kit fits ’96-’03 XL models and ’96-later Dyna Softail and Touring models.
For more information, contact Harley-Davidson at (800) 443-2153, or visit

New And Grand
Grandeur Cycle’s new forward controls with master cylinders on both sides are just what you need for that jockey-shift project. Add a Grandeur Super Auto Clutch and take the suicide out of your jockey shift with a piece that’s CNC-machined from 6061-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum and then triple chrome-plated for both good looks and ease of cleaning.
For more information, contact Grandeur Cycle at (336) 526-2468, or visit

Bring It On
Drag Specialties’ cool new chrome handlebar control kits for single- and dual-disc braking systems are made from aluminum with a deep chrome finish. These kits use OEM switches or their equivalent (not included in the kits).
For more information, contact your local Drag Specialties dealer, or visit

Eurocomponents’ smooth billet forward controls fit all frames that accept Softail foot controls. The kit includes a billet shifter rod and banjo fitting, and is available with dual master cylinder (with brake master cylinder and hydraulic-clutch master cylinder) for foot-operated hydraulic clutch. This dual-master-cylinder version is ideal for both tank shifters and jockey shifters, and will clean up your handlebars. Super-smooth hand controls are also available to match, and are available chromed, polished, or black anodized.
For more information, contact Eurocomponents at (386) 274-5729, or visit

Dot Dot Dot
Cyril Huze’s new Ellipse hand and foot controls are very stylish with very fluid lines. Hand controls are available with cable- or hydraulic-clutch master cylinder, as well as an optional two- or three-button switch housing to select for each side. Matching foot controls include an adjustable shifter rod with a choice of 1- or 3-inch extended levers. The controls are available for Big Twins up to ’99 and Twin Cams from ’00 and up in chrome or black anodizing.
For more information, contact Cyril Huze at (561) 392-5557, or visit

The Letter J
Jaybrake’s new J-series controls are designed for riders who demand comfort and performance. The J-series controls feature stylish mounting blocks with a built-in master cylinder and hidden brake line. They are designed to fit ’00-and-newer Softails, with plans in the works for older models. This new style breaks free from traditional design and offers looks and reliability that can be ridden every day.
For more information, contact Jaybrake at (716) 592-0554, or visit

Rucker Performance’s Thrasher pull-back handlebars run on the American Muscle Bike line from Rucker Performance. All control cables are hidden and come with an installation kit that includes handlebar bolts and bushings. Each Thrasher is designed with a round or rectangular Dakota Digital dash receptacle with a complete Dakota dash as an option. Special orders can be filled on custom bar lengths.
For more information, contact Rucker Performance at (817) 838-3200, or visit

Style’s A Joke
Now ’96-up Harley bagger owners can finally install custom hand controls on their bikes and still retain use of their radio and cruise-control functions. Joker’s Style King controls also fit most other Harley models, allowing easy retrofit without the hassle of rewiring, and retain use of H-D switches and housings. Style King controls are available in hydraulic or cable-clutch versions and are offered in either chrome or hard black-anodized finish. Both brake and clutch master cylinders are available in 9/16- and 11/16-inch sizes to fit single or dual brakes and most trans-mounted hydraulic-clutch actuation units.
For more information, contact Joker Machine at (909) 613-0028, or visit

Rocking And Rolling
Wanna be a rock star? Custom Cycle Control Systems lets you have the next best thing: the Rockstar bar. The design of the bar bend allows for universal fitment from 32 degrees to 52 degrees of overall rake, and includes seven micro switches; fluid reservoirs; wires, cables, and hoses; install kit; riser mount kit; throttle lock; exclusive “dual cable” internal throttle assembly; and much more. Everything is easily accessible, though nothing is visible above the top triple-tree.
For more information, contact Custom Cycle Control at (702) 438-2129, or visit

Ice Age Niftiness
Mammoth has added a new control to its family of controls-the Ice Age. As usual, these pieces are triple show-chromed T-6061 billet aluminum. Mammoth gives you the choice of six different peg styles, and fitments include ’99-and-older H-D customs and ’00-and-up Softails. They’re made in the USA.
For more information, contact Mammoth Choppers at (360) 734-2534, or visit

Monkey Art
You’ve seen these bars before, and due to overwhelming demand Paul Yaffe has made them available to you. These handmade, hand-finished monkey bars are truly little works of art. They are the perfect complement to an old-school bobber or your contemporary chopper project, and they are available in 9- or 15-inch rises. They’ll work on all stock applications as well as custom riser and Springer front forks. Each pair is hand-finished and shipped raw so you can black them out, paint to match, or chrome-plate them.
For more information, contact Paul Yaffe Originals at (602) 840-4205, or visit

The Mark Of The Beast
If you want to be the leader of the pack, then be the first to own these brand-new LA Choppers “666” ape-hangers. You won’t find these devilish good looks anywhere else. This 1-inch bar has a 16-inch rise with an extra bend for that additional flair. They are for use with 1-inch stock-style handlebar clamps and accept 1-inch grips and controls. As always, LA Choppers bars are drilled and dimpled for use with stock-type controls and internal wiring. The 666 bar is chrome-plated for long-lasting good looks and fits most models with risers on 3-inch centers.
For more information, visit the LA Choppers website

Even More Flames
Tri Star Custom’s Flaming handlebars are the first model in its new line of handlebars. These fire-breathing bars are forged from solid billet aluminum and can be bolted to most standard triple-tree applications. Got some design ideas of your own? Tri Star Custom is the place to make those ideas a reality. After all, “custom” is part of the company name, and custom-made bars can be made to fit any project. With all the custom touches you can give your ride these days, why not extend that to the bars that steer the bike?
For more information, contact Tri Star Custom at (866) 549-5551, or visit

Simply Vampiric
Vicious Cycle Works is pleased to introduce the Vampire handlebar for raked and stretched customs. All bars are 304 seamless stainless steel at its finest, weld-blended to perfection and mirror-polished for show. Drilled for internals, these bars look great on 45-degree-and-up raked customs.
For more information, contact Vicious Cycle Works at (724) 662-0581, or visit

Pretty Nifty
Whether you’re doing a complete restoration job on an old mount or are looking for that retro chopper look for your latest bob job, Paughco has exact reproduction controls to fit just about any need. With a full line of early clutch and brake controls, Paughco can provide builders with everything from the pedal assembly to actuating rods, control arms, springs, and levers. These control assemblies are available as individual pieces so you can order just the parts you need. In most cases, these precision-fabricated parts are offered finished in Paughco’s unmatched chrome or plain black.
For more information, contact Paughco at (800) 423-2621, or visit

Switchblade Symphony
This newly created product line offers unique custom designs to the marketplace. All SwitchBlade billet hand controls and components are precision CNC-machined from aircraft-quality billet aluminum, then polished and chromed to a show-quality finish. They are manufactured and assembled in the USA; come with a bottom-port master cylinder to accommodate a hidden brake line; have a 9/16-inch-bore hydraulic clutch and show-quality mounting hardware; and come polished, chromed, or black anodized.
For more information, contact SwitchBlade Billet at