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Old 01-18-2009, 08:17 AM   #11
I have motopsychosis
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Bay Area, CA
Oddometer: 262
Auto clutch.. not slipper clutch

Keep in mind you're talking about an auto clutch, not a slipper clutch. A slipper clutch is usually found on high HP street bikes or supermotos that allows the clutch to slip from a reverse torque mechanism when deaccelerating and downshifting quickly, preventing the rear wheel from locking up. They make for buttery smooth transistions from on-throttle to chopped throttle-downshift two gears-and quickly release clutch-pitch bike sideways into a corner on a supermoto! Fun!

The auto clutch basically turns the bikes clutch function into something like that of (I don't mean this in a derogatory manner.) a scooter except with gears. I've never ridden one but many people that have them rave about them for off-road stuff. They really excel when it's slippery.

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