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Offline zunkii

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Heavy Clutch
« on: October 08, 2017, 07:31:52 PM »
Hi Guys

Something i left off my review that i am not that impressed about is the heaviness of the clutch.
The only reviewer who considered this an issue was the Missenden Flier in his brilliant review on U Tube.
My daily ride is in traffic, and I'm changing up and down between 2nd and 3rd (very occasionally 4th). I find the clutch very heavy.

Does anyone else have this issue?

Zunk
 
« Last Edit: October 08, 2017, 07:33:40 PM by zunkii »

Offline forestboy

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2017, 07:44:11 PM »
No, but I have heard a few others complaining about it, also the span which I also have no problem with.
Question why aren't you using the quickshifter ?

Offline zunkii

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2017, 07:57:03 PM »
Yea it’s not an issue when I’m on roads where I can open up a bit that’s when I use the quick shifter, but it’s not meant for filtering and low rev riding, hence the need for a clutch

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Offline Mareng1

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2017, 08:06:02 PM »
Don't find it heavy........

Nip in to a BMW dealer and have a squeeze of one there?

Offline Gatsoburner

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2017, 08:41:24 PM »
Are you running in dynamic ?
Therapy...

You'll never see a motorbike parked outside a psychiatrists.

Offline Mareng1

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2017, 09:25:14 PM »
Does that make a difference?  If so - how?

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2017, 06:38:14 AM »
Aftermarket levers will help, unless you like the long reach.
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Offline CobraKai

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2017, 06:55:16 AM »
I also find it kinda firm. No way around it really. Make sure your cable is lubed. Maybe get one of these.


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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2017, 09:36:23 AM »
It’s already been said ‘After market levers’ I struggled with the ones on my K1200 for years till I changed them and then was cursing that I hadn’t done it years ago,didn’t find the X/R any where near as bad but wasn’t happy certainly wasn’t going to make the same mistake again the biggest problem is which levers went with Rizoma but their are plenty of options.

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Re: Heavy Clutch
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2017, 12:18:33 PM »
I've found you need to keep the clutch lever pivot and cable well-lubed. Muc Off MO94 is good stuff as it's non-greasy & doesn't attract dirt like WD40.

I'm a regular M25 rush hour filterer and the clutch pull is OK.

 



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