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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-06-2014, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
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It looks like more and more are using the Rekluse clutch in pro racing. Who here uses one?

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I have two bikes with them installed right now. They're the shit.
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I ran one for a while in the 450 ktm that I ended up selling to shaugdog. it was the z-start pro model. I think I would like the EXP version better, since I still like to work the clutch for slow corners. never worrying about stalling was definitely nice. made easy work of technical terrain. but if you get out of shape/balance and accidently whack the throttle open you can launch into the bushes if you get in the habit of not covering the clutch.
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When you are as fast as I am, you don't need one.


I had one on a CRF450 for awhile.
It was awesome at the track at waterman as you did not have to worry about stalling and could
concentrate on your riding more.


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I would have liked to get one had I still have a bike. They don't make them for pedal pushers do they?

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I have two bikes with them installed right now. They're the shit.
Which one do you have? It appears that the EXP option is the way to go but they offer an EXP and a Core EXP version. The Core seems to come with a basket and a new set of plates. Any input would be appreciated.

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I have the z start pro in my 250f and the regular z start in my ktm 200.

Both still have a functioning clutch lever, but it does feel different then a normal clutch. To be honest it feels like something is wrong. There is very little or no resistance. For me the key to riding with it is to just leave the lever alone and let the clutch do what it does.
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I have the EXP on my RM250. Love it. It was worth the price for me.

I'm actually installing the left hand brake system now. They don't make one for the RM, so I've put together the pieces to make it work.

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I have the EXP on my RM250. Love it. It was worth the price for me.

I'm actually installing the left hand brake system now. They don't make one for the RM, so I've put together the pieces to make it work.
Do you have the EXP that includes the basket, plates, springs and cover or just a few plates and springs?

Also, do you use the clutch at all anymore?
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Do you have the EXP that includes the basket, plates, springs and cover or just a few plates and springs?

Also, do you use the clutch at all anymore?
The exp that I have only replaces the springs and a few friction plates. I do use the clutch lever occasionally but its not needed much. Kick starting in gear for example. My bike is a 2004 so it doesn't necessarily run as smoothly as a newer bike. Sometimes I use the clutch lever to ensure no stall in a situation where restarting would be difficult like a fall on a hill.

Most places sell them for the same price. I used 10% off at rocky mountain atv and saved another $40.

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The exp that I have only replaces the springs and a few friction plates. I do use the clutch lever occasionally but its not needed much. Kick starting in gear for example. My bike is a 2004 so it doesn't necessarily run as smoothly as a newer bike. Sometimes I use the clutch lever to ensure no stall in a situation where restarting would be difficult like a fall on a hill.

Most places sell them for the same price. I used 10% off at rocky mountain atv and saved another $40.
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If you end up buying one let me know, I know a distributor that supposedly gives a decent discount.
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If you end up buying one let me know, I know a distributor that supposedly gives a decent discount.
Thanks. If I do go for it, I'm going with the Core EXP option and any savings would help.
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