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  1. Apr 5, 2018 #1

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    That looks like a Rekluse clutch which are popular with the dirt bike guys, I think it works the same way. I have one for my KTM but have not tried it out yet so no first hand experience with auto clutches for bikes.

    Its so rare that I ever ride in traffic with my Vmax but for someone doing a lot of city stop-n-go I'll bet it would be nice. I've had so many years with a conventional clutch that I would probably blip the throttle at a stop light forgetting I'm in gear, and end up on my ass.

    I'm really interested in how this works out if you do go this way.
     
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    My cousin put a rekluse in his Honda trx450r....... It was very touchy. Not enough gas and it stalls, to much and it's ass over tea cup. But the 450r is a high revving machine and does not like being lugged at all. Different animal than the v max. He put it in because you could clutchless shift.
     
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    I have a couple of these at the shop (Made by EFM) and just haven't tried one yet.
     
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    Does it work thru all the gears,like the Honda c90.Iv'e got a bit of arthritis in my fingers,if i can shift thru all the gears i think i'll give it a go.
     
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    I know the Rekluse is popular for tight technical stuff where bikes tend to stall out. I'm a 2 stroke whore so stalling is really not much of an issue. Neither is power, or weight, or price :rofl_200:

    I'm going to try it both ways anyways but if the lever pull on your max is causing exacerbation to arthritis then NOT trying one would be a shame when it might make the right that much more comfortable.
     
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    I have one installed on my wife's Yamaha Radian. It is made by EFM Autoclutch - http://efmautoclutch.com/

    The unit has approx. 24,000 miles on it and we had zero issues with it.

    Mike
     
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    Thanks everyone,have put a bid on it.
     

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