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JamesRS125
05-15-2003, 05:09 PM
Hey guys, when I pull away on my bike (it has a power valve) I have to leave the clutch at the biting point until i'm almost about to change into second for maximum acceleration, is this normal?

Cheers,

James.

eddy
05-15-2003, 05:25 PM
Thats for a realy fast start, your slipping the clutch dont do it to often, its hard to learn on an rs how to pull away just takes time:x

JamesRS125
05-15-2003, 05:28 PM
Well I can pull away fine but i prefer it to haul ass as where i live there is usually a boy racer in some banged up fiesta crawling up my arse :rolleyes:

James.

eddy
05-15-2003, 05:50 PM
I could undersand a gti but its not worth 55 quid for a new clutch for a twat in a fiesta!!!

JamesRS125
05-15-2003, 06:05 PM
thats true but it does bring a smile on my faace to see him 15 metres back as i get across the traffic lights lol

Cheers anyway

James.

eddy
05-15-2003, 06:10 PM
Its better when theres an audience and they all turn around impresive till they see your l plates also its weird to get replys so quick??<img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/grin.gif ALT=" >D">

blackpoollad
05-16-2003, 01:29 PM
Cant wait till i get my RS125, show some of this tits in RS Turbos, Nova's etc etc <img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/grin.gif ALT=" >D"> .

Regards
Luke

jet ski Mik
05-16-2003, 01:57 PM
james do ya not find that the back wheel also spins when ya set off like that , it does on the wifes, and yes the clutch is just about out as ya nip it for 2nd.

Keith
05-16-2003, 03:47 PM
>>I could undersand a gti but its not worth 55 quid for a new clutch for a twat in a fiesta!!! '87 model AF1 (slipping the clutch in top rather than changing down for km at a time with a pillion, as otherwise it either bogged down, or you dropped a gear and revved the nuts off it) and it survived fine

All the best

Keith

eddy
05-16-2003, 05:45 PM
Keith what are you chatting about?

JamesRS125
05-17-2003, 08:32 AM
yeah it does sometimes spin with a satifying screetch aswell :)

especially in the wet.

James

Keith
05-17-2003, 02:03 PM
Hi

Think the board decided to chop alot of that message out

What I said was 55 was worthwhile for thrashing a load of GTIs and Fiestas.

Used to REALLY abuse the clutch on my old AF1. Run along in top gear slipping the clutch with a pillion to keep it in the power (otherwise you dropped it a gear and revved the engine hard, or kept in top and kept dropping out of the power). The clutch took months of 2 up abuse on the way to work doing this

All the best

Keith