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Video on what a slipper clutch is
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jimgl3 Offline
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Post: #31
RE: Video on what a slipper clutch is
(06-14-2017 11:59 AM)Flynrider Wrote:  
(06-13-2017 06:58 AM)jimgl3 Wrote:  slipper clutch is what you need coming into turn 10A at Rd Atlanta, from 175 mph. not sure what it's use would be for street riding.

They're popular with street riders who ride on the street like it's Road Atlanta. Big Grin

yep. that's what i'm afraid of! Biker
06-14-2017 01:03 PM
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BestStandard Offline
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Pennsylvania
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Post: #32
RE: Video on what a slipper clutch is
The new CB clutch is actually the "slip and grip" type as discussed later in the video. So the main advantage is that it gives a more positive clutch engagement along with a lighter lever pull. The clutch plate clamping force increases as power is increased, so lighter clutch springs can be used.
(This post was last modified: 06-14-2017 04:22 PM by BestStandard.)
06-14-2017 04:16 PM
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cbkev Offline
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Toronto
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Post: #33
RE: Video on what a slipper clutch is
Thanks for the video. Best explanation I've seen yet.Thanks
06-16-2017 08:37 PM
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PowerDubs Offline
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RE: Video on what a slipper clutch is
I'm half tempted to buy these parts and try it. I am a mechanical junkie and love wrenching on new untried projects.

I have zero need for the function- even though I have locked up a rear tire on a downshift before in my many decades of bike riding - dirt and street.

Anybody else curious and want to chip in a couple bucks to see what happens? I'll make a youtube video if we get enough interest. Smile

-Josh
(This post was last modified: 06-19-2017 04:36 PM by PowerDubs.)
06-19-2017 04:35 PM
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