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Hey all,

When riding i feel most comfortable grabbing the clutch with only 1-2 fingers, this way i can keep a good grip on the grip. Doing it this way only allows me to pull the clutch until it hits my knuckles instead of all the way into the grip. Its this ok? Or will it cause my clutch to wear faster?

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You have bad spelling. "Disengaging". Also i think not as long as you have your gear changing timed right and are smooth. You should be sweet. :thumbsup:

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I use 2 fingers and can only go in until it hits my other to fingers as well, I have my clutch cable adjusting though so that almost as soon as you pull the lever in the clutch engages. When it gets to the point of the knuckles it wont make a difference if its into the grip. The cable will be in all the way.

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hey cober I have a question about your adjustment, up on the perch, to make the clutch so it disengages quicker, do you screw it out or in?? thanks

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You have bad spelling. "Disengaging". Also i think not as long as you have your gear changing timed right and are smooth. You should be sweet. :thumbsup:

Haha i was trying to say DisengagmenT! but yes i know my spelling is not the best.

Also what does shifting at the proper time mean? Like i cant short shift?

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Thats the way it should be done. 2 fingers being max.

The only way it would hurt it is if your clutch doesn't disengage till the lever meets your fingers. Then its going to grind it down to death. You can adjust it right on the perch like others have been explaining.

Other than that, perfectly fine!

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Thats the way it should be done. 2 fingers being max.

The only way it would hurt it is if your clutch doesn't disengage till the lever meets your fingers. Then its going to grind it down to death. You can adjust it right on the perch like others have been explaining.

Other than that, perfectly fine!

Ok, so if i pull the clutch into my nuckles and roll the bike in gear and the wheel spins freely then im ok? if not then i need to adjust right?

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Pretty much.

What I usually do is start the bike, put it in first, and slowly ease the clutch lever out...find where it begins to catch (You'll feel it). Then you can adjust it so it'll actually catch farther out in the lever's range.

Just make sure you don't set it too far out because then the clutch wont fully catch and will be slipping the entire time.

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Pretty much.

What I usually do is start the bike, put it in first, and slowly ease the clutch lever out...find where it begins to catch (You'll feel it). Then you can adjust it so it'll actually catch farther out in the lever's range.

Just make sure you don't set it too far out because then the clutch wont fully catch and will be slipping the entire time.

Cool, thank you:thumbsup:

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No matter how tight i have the cable set or loose, i can not roll the bike forward in gear with the clutch pulled in. This has me worried, my dads 450 if you pull the clutch in you can roll the bike. I can feel the clutch grab when i have the bike started and let the clutch out.

I dont whats wrong with it, but its got me worried my clutch is dragging.:thumbsup:

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Haha i was trying to say DisengagmenT! but yes i know my spelling is not the best.

Also what does shifting at the proper time mean? Like i cant short shift?

Like, when you take the throttle off to when you shift gear, if your changing up bike should just be at a neutral point when you shift, not speeding up but not slowing down. Fast and smooth.

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