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clutch bite point adjustment

dunno if im the only one here, but the clutch bite point on my rc is very high, i have to let it almost all the way out b4 it engages and its very annoying, especially in traffic.

any way of adjusting this, of is it just that my clutch is a bit tired? (just had all the fluids replaced)

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clutch bite point adjustment

I don't believe there is since it is hydraulic.


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Adjust your lever until your hand approves of the release point.
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yeah, then you really have to reach for the lever which is just as annoying, lol

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Plates may be worn...as my engagement point is right from the bar.



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yeah, then you really have to reach for the lever which is just as annoying, lol

You are thinking the opposite ... you can make it closer to the grip ... and the lever will stay close to the grip.
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Is the clutch slipping at all?

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Mine is the same. I just adjusted reach till the the lever was in a comfortable position.
I like that I only need to pull it slightly as this makes for faster release of drive then blips on down-changes - every bit helps.

Think about it - if there's more release on the clutch plates, there's less drag when in gear, which makes selecting neutral at a standstill easiest. Nothing wrong with what you have IMHO.

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yeah, all adjusted and fine now, no big deal, its all good in da hood

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^ So which way did you adjust it? So the lever is closer to the grip or further outwards on the dial?

Doing the above is what solved your clutch engagement ("bite") issue you were experiencing? How did it feel on the test ride?
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