Anyone here use a Rekluse clutch?

LoopSoosStroop

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Seems like a really good idea on a kick-only two-smoke, combined with a rear brake lever on the bars?

For tech stuff.

Anyone use it? Happy?
 

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If you can get used to it it's a brilliant invention!

They dont only help in tech, they help in most conditions, they improve traction out of corners as well.

Not cheap though.
 

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Mark250GP said:
Not cheap though.
That is when one has to think big picture, installing a Rekluse might sometimes be a lot cheaper than changing a bike that you're not jelling with.
 

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Compared to what some folks fork out on new bikes I don't think it's that expensive,
 

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Chev350 said:
can you still run down the gears down hills
As long as the engine is turning faster than idle it seems so. 2 strokes have almost no engine braking anyway.
 

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I have one. It's the dogs danglies.
Get one, you won't regret it.
 

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Chev350 said:
can you still run down the gears down hills
That is the only negative but I'd rather lose engine braking than trying to kickstart a bike in Lesotho on an off-camber donkey path with a 50 m drop right next to you. Also having said, you'll be fine if you do the rear brake conversion job.
 

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Crash Test Dummy said:
Chev350 said:
can you still run down the gears down hills
That is the only negative but I'd rather lose engine braking than trying to kickstart a bike in Lesotho on an off-camber donkey path with a 50 m drop right next to you. Also having said, you'll be fine if you do the rear brake conversion job.
It is 2014, that's what this red button is used for :twisted:

 

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I think the important question is, if it is such a capable product, why are more people not using it? Especially on Moto101 where there are more rock-hoppers than mieliefield racers.
 

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im not keen on it bBUT ive done very little riding with one .

Numsch swears by his ,,

(Dont tell him but i think it makes him a bit lazy in the tech)
 

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Naughty Ian said:
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Chev350 said:
can you still run down the gears down hills
That is the only negative but I'd rather lose engine braking than trying to kickstart a bike in Lesotho on an off-camber donkey path with a 50 m drop right next to you. Also having said, you'll be fine if you do the rear brake conversion job.
It is 2014, that's what this red button is used for :twisted:

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Thats the one connected to the dodgy starter motor
 

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LoopSoosStroop said:
I think the important question is, if it is such a capable product, why are more people not using it? Especially on Moto101 where there are more rock-hoppers than mieliefield racers.
Price only for me.

The biggest drawback I found was that it made the bike run hotter, not that it disengages down hills.
 

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Naughty Ian said:
Because we from the old school, we don't need all these funny contraptions
BlankieMan said:
(Dont tell him but i think it makes him a bit lazy in the tech)
Those are the most prevalent reasons online. "Feels like cheating", "I know how to use a clutch", etc.

If it gets you to the top of the hill faster with less energy expended it's a win in my books (as long as it's not a Freeride :lol: )
 

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I'd love a rekluse in Big Red, but ja, R4770 for the Core from Centaur Imports...
 

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Mark250GP said:
The biggest drawback I found was that it made the bike run hotter, not that it disengages down hills.
Makes sense, while it is partially engaged it is basically slipping the clutch. As soon as it takes it should be the same as a normal clutch, so I suppose you should try to ride without it as much as possible.
 

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Everyone I knows that has it, is really happy with it. Think the top of the range fancy one is R10k.
 
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