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redrider911

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new bike!
« on: March 25, 2011, 10:00:50 am »
Heading to Cleveland tonight to pick it up. 04 ktm 450 plated with fresh motor and valves. Suspension done by enduro enginering , springs and valving for a 190lb rider. Rekluse lazy clutch, stock and clarke 3 gal tanks, stock and tall soft seats, heated hand grips. $3200
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2011, 10:02:54 am »
thats it??  it doesnt drive for you too?  hahaa

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Re: new bike!
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2011, 10:07:22 am »
hopefully haha
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2011, 10:08:00 am »
Cool, I am thinking about getting one of those "lazy clutches"

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Re: new bike!
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2011, 10:16:04 am »
Not that I dont have enough things to spend money on, but I think before the 650 is back up and running I should get a rekluse for it (if available) I checked a few back and it wasnt available yet.  What you guys did in baja I dont know, but when my bike stalls and its hot... fuggedabodit 

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2011, 10:28:42 am »
Bike started good when you cracked the throttle a little. maybe a jetting or decompression adjustment or valves. I was wide open most of the time in Baja so no stalling except when I blew through the whoop section into a bush haha.
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2011, 10:30:05 am »
I'll let you guys try the lazy clutch out at majestic. I'm sure we will be going in the next few weeks. I was contemplating on taking it off and selling it but I will try it first.
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2011, 10:36:11 am »
Sweet dude!  That will be a fun bike.

I had a lazy clutch on my YFZ450 quad.  It was pretty cool, but i didn't do technical stuff back then so it seemed pointless.  Then i burned it up, and took it to the best golf cart mechanics in Wayne County to fix it.  The jackass didn't use Rekluse plates, but instead regular OEM plates, and the Rekluse never worked propertly after that.
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2011, 10:38:16 am »
might as well put traction control on as well.
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2011, 10:41:24 am »
Sweet dude!  That will be a fun bike.

I had a lazy clutch on my YFZ450 quad.  It was pretty cool, but i didn't do technical stuff back then so it seemed pointless.  Then i burned it up, and took it to the best golf cart mechanics in Wayne County to fix it.  The jackass didn't use Rekluse plates, but instead regular OEM plates, and the Rekluse never worked propertly after that.

You had a rekluse on your quad?  Seems like you should of just got a vforce or a sportsman at that point!

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« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2011, 10:47:41 am »
Funny that you say that,  because previously to the YFZ, I had a VForce.  Or KFX700 as it was known then because a certain Italian intake make had VForce trademarked.

It came with the Rekluse, I bought it from a lady who drag raced it.   They had all sorts of goodies on there, lowering kit, TC Racing shorty exhaust, K&N air filter, and a few other things.  I took most of that shit off and eBayed it.
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« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2011, 11:18:25 am »
Congrats on the new bike!!  I had a Rekluse Z-start pro in my 2007 CRF 250R and felt it was a complete waist of money.  I only bought it to keep the bike from stalling in the woods, which it still would stall just not as easily.  I bought my RM 250 with one installed, so I'll see how it feels in that.  I think they work better in the larger bikes.  The small bores you have to use the clutch constantly to make power, so there wasn't much of an advantage in it on my CRF.

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« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2011, 01:02:32 pm »
It seems like it would be great on a 250 smoker in the woods, where you need to be on the clutch constantly to keep it moving.  At least for me it would, maybe not for you faster guys since you are carrying more speed.  With that said i couldn't see spending all the cash on one which is why I don't have one.

I rode a KX250F with a Rekluse in it on the Cato track last year, and it defintely felt different.  It was pretty cool.

Now on a 450 where you have torque out the anus and a fat ass powerband, maybe not so much.   But it is a neat piece of trickery to have.
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2011, 02:12:28 pm »
I feel it makes people lazier and dumber. Pretty soon you will have no clutch control. I'm sure it has its advantages, for me I would lose a part of riding with it.
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Re: new bike!
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2011, 02:19:35 pm »
I feel it makes people lazier and dumber. Pretty soon you will have no clutch control. I'm sure it has its advantages, for me I would lose a part of riding with it.

All part of the Democrate/socialist AGENDA, This is how they have infultrated the world of dirtbikes!  ;D

As you said before de educating the use of a clutch 1 at a time!