Assist and slipper clutch on 2017 model Tracer 900

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Uturn
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Assist and slipper clutch on 2017 model Tracer 900

Postby Uturn » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:33 pm

Hi guys has anyone tried the new model with assist and slipper clutch? Can you tell the difference between this and the first generation bike?
I ride a 125, for now.

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Re: Assist and slipper clutch on 2017 model Tracer 900

Postby SkyRider » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:31 pm

This is what Yamaha says in theory it's a nice feature but not sure it's noticeable in real life.

"For smoother downshifting when entering a bend, the latest model features an Assist and Slipper (A&S) clutch. By helping to eliminate any sudden shocks to the transmission caused by the downshifting process, the A&S clutch helps to maintain chassis stability and poise to give a higher level of controllability."

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Re: Assist and slipper clutch on 2017 model Tracer 900

Postby bluerob » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:31 pm

The Tracer doesn't need it to be honest. The engine braking isn't that harsh to cause the rear wheel to lock up, only if you really hammer down the gears and it's revving its nuts off.

I have a slip assist clutch on my Aprilia Tuono, yes it helps on that, because it's a big v-twin with lots of engine braking. But its not a slipper clutch still get a bit of movement from the rear end.

If if the back end is a sliding you is a riding.......


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