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Old 05-25-2011, 01:41 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Rajaviento View Post
When rolling down a very steep downhill..... is good practice to turn off the engine and use the clutch as a rear brake (with the bike in first gear). Simply

Maybe I am missing something, but why not use the brake? Using the clutch is hard on the clutch, and if you suddenly find you need power you are SOL!

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