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Offline Fazer

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12 Minute Tune Up
« on: December 31, 2018, 03:59:29 PM »
Despite having read many posts on here about the 12 minute tune up, I had never done it on my 2015 TEx which I have owned from new. I decided to give it a go and went for my first ride today since completing it. I can’t believe what an improvement it has made, especially at low revs where my bike was very snatchy. It’s so smooth now I just wish I had tried it earlier. I had been thinking about changing my bike in the New Year but it’s running so much better that I’m now hooked on it again.

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Re: 12 Minute Tune Up
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2018, 04:37:06 PM »
Your subject should read "12 minute tune up saved me 15K!"
I love it when I here stuff like this.

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Re: 12 Minute Tune Up
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2018, 05:52:58 PM »
*Originally Posted by Fazer [+]
I had been thinking about changing my bike in the New Year but it’s running so much better that I’m now hooked on it again.
You might have saved yourself some frustration with the new bike, as there is some evidence (November Bike magazine article comparing their current staff long-term loaner bikes in a slow race) that the elimination of the flywheel to save weight on the Gen3 T12 may have contributed to more snatch or abrupt clutch engagement on the new bikes.
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Re: 12 Minute Tune Up
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2019, 03:10:35 PM »
I confirm the very low speeds are just a tiny bit harder to master with my '18 than my two previous Texes.
Well, considering how often I practice such low speeds, I really don't care ;-)

 


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