Snowmobile Brake Levers are an important part of the sled set up. They are small levers usually of metal mounted on the handlebars of your sled. When pulled, they can actuate the brakes to bring you to a stop. This is done by either pulling a cable or by compressing the hydraulic fluid based on the brake system of your sled.
There are many brake levers, both OEM quality and aftermarket quality available in the market. When you are into buying one for your sled, you should be sure that it matches the brake type of your sled. It should be comfortable to use them as they form part of the quick response system in your sled. If uncomfortable and not of proper grip then they can hamper your riding experience and even lead to accidents.
The material usually used in the construction of brake levers is Aluminum. There are also brake levers made from high impact plastics. The plastic versions can have cancer causing chemicals.
Nowadays, there are also options of Heated Brake Levers and the Non Heated Brake Levers. The heated ones offer the added advantage of giving the warmth to your fingers when you are in those chilly day rides or frigid night rides. They are much costlier than non heated brake levers. But they do have a great role in making the ride comfortable.
The market also offers different color options apart from the standard black brake levers. Now let us have a look at some of the available market options of the brake levers.
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Skinz Protective Gear Brake Lever
The Skinz Protective Gear is an aftermarket giant offering various snowmobile parts. The Skinz Protective Gear offers both heated and non heated version of brake lever which fits Hayes Style Brake or Master Cylinder. They are made from billet Aluminum. With the lever depth being adjustable, the lever can be positioned as per rider needs in the best possible way. This model is of great advantage for women and even the young riders. They have heated and non heated brake levers for Ski-Doo and Polaris. . The heated brake lever comes with everything that you need for the proper installation.The models are direct OEM replacements and don’t require any modification. They also have Hayes Brake Lever for sleds having Hayes brake system. So check your master cylinder of the brake lever in advance to know if it is a Hayes Brake. Then you can make the purchase accordingly. The Hayes Brake Lever serves the purpose of direct OEM replacement for Arctic Cat, Polaris and Yamaha which doesn’t require any modifications.
Ski- Doo Heated Adjustable Brake Lever
StraightLine Performance Brake Lever
StraightLine Performance is a worldwide performance parts manufacturer. The StraightLine Performance Billet Aluminum Brake Lever fits all Ski- Doo (2008-2022) XP, XS, XM Gen 4 models (and Lynx models). They offer fully CNC Billet Brake Lever with powder coat black finish and shorty style. They are suitable for two finger operation. The model uses OEM mounting hardware. They also have another model brake lever with machine aluminum finish.
StraightLine Performance Billet Aluminum Brake Lever
Sports Parts Inc. Brake Lever
Sports Parts Inc. offers heated brake levers for those who use the brake levers often. They can use the heated brake lever without the need to worry about the cold weather. The heated brake lever will keep their fingers warm when they are out there exploring the snow which adds to the comfort level. Brake lever is of OEM quality and also comes with the park lever. It requires a 01-125-01 switch. You can have a check at the site to know if the brake lever is compatible with your sled model.
Sports Parts Inc. Heated Brake Lever
They also offer finger brake levers for many Ski-Doo models which are of OEM replacement quality.
Sports Parts Inc. Brake Lever for Ski- Doo
Protek1 Billet Shorty Brake Lever
The high quality brake lever is made from 6061 Aluminum for Ski- Doo models. It is of shorty style brake lever. You can check the website to get an idea of whether it will suit your sled.
Protek1 Billet Shorty Brake Lever
TKI Brake Levers
The TKI Ski- Doo Brake Lever is a factory replacement model with no modifications required. These short pull brake levers are specially designed to cater the needs of the single finger riders and also the rides who have small to average hand size. They are also available in a few more color options other than black color.
TKI Ski-Doo Brake Lever
They also offer the Polaris Matryx Brake Lever with billet Aluminum construction. This again is a factory replacement without the need for any modification. They are a good option for those technical riders who like to keep a finger on the brake during their ride and those riders with small or average hand size.
TKI Polaris Matryx Brake Lever
They also offer factory replacement short pull Brake Levers for Arctic Cat Alpha and Hardcore 2019- 2022 new models with a few color options.
TKI Arctic Cat Brake Levers
B- PWR Brake levers
B- PWR offers Ski- Doo and Polaris Aluminum Brake Levers. The shape of the brake lever can have an impact on its functioning. So the Ski-Doo and Polaris brake levers have a typical shape which kind of hugs your fingers providing better brake control. They are also capable of providing a shorter reach for those who have smaller grip.
Polaris Aluminum Brake Lever
Power Madd Brake Levers
Power Madd Brake Lever for Polaris (1999- 2003) is made from high impact plastic. They work for models with Hayes Master Cylinder They retain the stock parking brake offering excellent addition to your PowerHooks. Metal pivot pins are included.
Warning: They may include chemicals harmful to you
Power Madd Brake Lever for Polaris (1999- 2003)