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Offline Tzigane

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Odd clutch problem?
« on: February 24, 2015, 01:40:08 am »
Hi guys!

Yesterday I felt an odd sensation in the clutch lever. Difficult to explain, especially when English is not my first language.

After shifting, as I'm releasing the clutch lever, I sometimes feel the lever give off a "tick", a little jab that feels as if a small resistance is being overcome. The clutch isn't slipping and allows me to get into (and out of) gear easily. It's only when I'm releasing the handle that I feel a weird lilttle "clunk" in the lever.

Does anyone recognize this?
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2015, 04:43:49 am »
Possibly look for some wear/lubricate the pivot point on the lever.
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2015, 05:08:59 am »
Thanks. I indeed did just that. This is what I found:








92028 shows signs of wear. Could this be the problem? When i'm not riding, the lever feels perfectly fine by the way.
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2015, 05:17:46 am »
Thanks. I indeed did just that. This is what I found:



92028 shows signs of wear. Could this be the problem? When i'm not riding, the lever feels perfectly fine by the way.

lol When I'm not a work I love my job.  ;)

It could be binding. I would clean and lube and see if that helps.
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2015, 07:37:33 am »
I wish all problems were solved this easily. Put some lithium-grease on the pivot points, and everything works fine again!
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2015, 05:31:01 pm »
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2015, 05:42:57 pm »
Let's not get too excited until Tzigane tells us if he went ahead and did the other side while he was at it.  ;)
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2015, 12:10:32 am »
Let's not get too excited until Tzigane tells us if he went ahead and did the other side while he was at it.  ;)

I indeed did.  ;)
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2015, 03:44:41 am »
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
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Re: Odd clutch problem?
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2015, 05:40:04 am »
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