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Re: 1981 XS650 Project Something or other
Here's a quick and dirty mockup that would give a progessive rate.
Blue is the arc of your swingarm clevis.
Red is your new bell crank, the important part is the new bottom linkage location.
Yellow is the new tie rod.
edit- probably need to rotate the...
Since your bike is pre 73 you shouldn't need turn signals at all. Put some red lens paint over you turn signal brake light.
edit: actually MD doesn't seem to require any signals on motorcycles- http://law.justia.com/codes/maryland/2013/article-gtr/section-22-206/
(b) Every motor vehicle...