Happy with your Rekluse?

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Toddwmac, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. spencergt66

    spencergt66 Been here awhile

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    If you let the rpm come to idle while down shifting it will free wheel until you blip the throttle but if you drop a gear quickly it won't freewheel at least that's the way my exp was in the SE
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  2. Ramv

    Ramv Been here awhile

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    What about bull dogging? (walking the bike, engine off, using the clutch as the rear brake and the front brake)? I have many miles on my 250s like that, fortunatley haven't got there with my 950 yet but I considered it today. I am considering more gearing for more compression braking, am torn on the Rekluse.

    However I might have avoided this:

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  3. spencergt66

    spencergt66 Been here awhile

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    The only thing the rekluse won't do is stay engaged blow idle... With the exp for the most part you could take the bike for a ride and if I didn't tell you it had a rekluse you wouldn't know lever feels/works the same
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  4. Ramv

    Ramv Been here awhile

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    But with the engine off it would disengage? How do you park on a hill?
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  5. Alleycatdad

    Alleycatdad Unbunch yer panties!

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    Engine off=disengaged. I have a strip of double sided velcro on the right mirror stalk I use if I need a parking brake.

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  6. Ramv

    Ramv Been here awhile

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    10-4, I am not sure that is for me, as I like to walk down really big drops. Although for walking up, that would be great!:freaky
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  7. milzispete

    milzispete who did what where?

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    Surely the rear handbrake kit they sell would cure all the issues with lack of engine braking.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
    For the bump starting issue I think you might be able to adjust their clutch slave cylinder to engage the clutch. I haven't tried it but the video of the set up looks pretty easy and its all external.<o:p></o:p>
    As for actually bump starting a bike in sand, mud or rocks..........With a weight of 210kg+ and the seat height of a horse, I&#8217;m pretty sure this is easier said than done<o:p></o:p>
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    I would imagine it's like giving a horse (of similar size) CPR and then trying to jump on its back as it ran off
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  8. AB13

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    Rear handbrake kit is great for long wheelys ! [​IMG]
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  9. Apple Jam

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    While at the KTM Rally last month, the Rekluse Rep there suggested they did not have a turn-key setup for the 9x0.

    He suggested that I'd need to adapt a 530 or 500 EXC rear master to get a brake hose attachment at that end.

    I think I'd like one, if it didn't interfere with clutch lever use.
    I still use my clutch lever as I used to, for all my normal riding.
    The Rekluse is really just there to keep me from killing the motor, and for going slower up gnarly terrain.

    It bump starts like normal with the slave they provide is adjusted for it.
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