Rekluse Auto Clutch for F800GS

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by toro618, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. Gumbeaux

    Gumbeaux The Chameleon

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    Add me to the list of very interested on the Rekluse...but not so much all these other fancy left hand clutch/brake combo thingies you guys are discussing :D
  2. MitchG

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    Sorry, no pics, but I'm going to setup another that way soon and will post pics then.
  3. Lonster

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    Someone get that guy some Dristan! It was a good comparison.
  5. Snowy

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    That's not how I understood the Clake to work, so it goes from a good idea to a gimmick in my mind.

    Maybe when you've used it enough it works ok, but how friggin confusing is that shit? Click lever, then brake? That's not gunna go wrong in a hurry...in the rain...and mud...and rocks...


    OK...back to Rekluse....are we there yet? are we there yet? are we there yet?
  6. Heos racer

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    Hallo,
    I use the Rekluse Core EXP on my Gasgas 515 and I love it so much. Full concentrading on riding on heavy tracks, no stalling on uphills and sharp corners. I also ride a F 800 GS, even on sandy or muddy conditions (Sahara). But there is one disantvantage: You always must have correct gear to use the motor-brake when riding in a corner (on street). That means more downshifting. Also You must find the correct gear uphill to provide clutch wear out. So I will not mount a Rekluse on my F8.
    Please apologise my bad English.
    Greating from Germany Thomas
  7. MitchG

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    Agreed, I was under the impression that the first part of the through was clutch and the balance rear brake???? I think we need clarification on this.
  8. Lonster

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    So now I found a video on the actual Clake site that shows it being set up by the developer. It is not being used as the last video showed. Worth a look to be fair to the developer. Maybe there are multiple ways to set it up? Maybe the other guy didn't know everything he needed to? But I guess thats what happens when you review forums for information.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CAb0iRzxSHo
  9. MitchG

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    What is shown in the Clake vid above is how I understood it to operate. The previous vid of the guy comparing 3 different units had me wondering. As soon as I have time I'll contact the Clake developer for clarification.
  10. toro618

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    A Friday bump to keep this thread alive.
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    I don't think she'll die to easy:D
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  13. Lonster

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    Just an update

    Picking up the bike on Tuesday this next week. Rekluse notified me an EXP Rekluse clutch was successfully installed on my F800. After I meet with him and see what he has to say I will update and provide a further write up. They had told me prior that it was available a week ago but wanted to have the bike another week. I decided that it might better benefit all of us if their R&D time was not cut short so they could finish all their testing, etc.
  14. SportFaller

    SportFaller Dirt dont hurt, MUCH

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    Do you know if it is the standard EXP or the Core EXP?
  16. MitchG

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    Ditto. Previously I've only used the Z-Start models but an EXP should be sufficient in this application as well as the cost being in the $400 range as opposed to the $800 range with the Core EXP or Z-Start.
  17. Lonster

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    I'll find out more when I pick it up, but presume it is a standard EXP. Here is the email from Rekluse. I am trying to get there on Tuesday afternoon

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    [FONT=&quot]Hey Lon,[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]I’ll have your bike ready, with an EXP auto-clutch in it, to pick up anytime next week. Let me know what day/time works best for you.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Thanks,[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Logan[/FONT]
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    I was curious as the std EXP has a stiffer than stock clutch pull (should you decide to use the clutch) and the CORE EXP gives a lighter than stock feel.
  19. 8thdwarf

    8thdwarf perfect,just perfect

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  20. Motorfiets

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    I'll keep you posted... :evil