[OntVFR] OntVFR Digest, Vol 64, Issue 5

Arnaud Marthouret arnaudmarthouret at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 14:00:18 EDT 2019


No need to be on Facebook. It's the first wed of the month. Location
revealed 2 weeks before on social media: http://themotosocial.com/toronto

Let's make it happen next month!

On Thu, Jul 4, 2019 at 11:02 AM <ontvfr-request at vfr.on.ca> wrote:

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>    3. Re: Motosocial (Lisa)
>    4. Re: clutch (Robyn Landers)
>    5. Re: clutch (Lisa)
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> From: Arnaud Marthouret <arnaudmarthouret at gmail.com>
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> I went to the motosocial last night. A usual it was great. Who's interested
> in going as a viffer group next month? Would be nice to have a spot with a
> bunch of viffers together.
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> From: John McDonald <jmcd1960 at hotmail.com>
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> I would like to check it out ,depending on location ,im not on facebook so
> dont know when it happens ,john asphaltvfr ,
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> Subject: [OntVFR] Motosocial
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> I went to the motosocial last night. A usual it was great. Who's
> interested in going as a viffer group next month? Would be nice to have a
> spot with a bunch of viffers together.
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> Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2019 08:42:32 -0400
> From: Lisa <geekgrrrl at gmail.com>
> To: "The Ontario VFR Club mailing list." <ontvfr at vfr.on.ca>
> Subject: Re: [OntVFR] Motosocial
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> There is another one tonight hosted by RTI. It?s at 7pm at 475 North
> Service Rd East
> Oakville, Ontario L6H1A5.
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> Lisa
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> > On Jul 4, 2019, at 08:34, John McDonald <jmcd1960 at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> > I would like to check it out ,depending on location ,im not on facebook
> so dont know when it happens ,john asphaltvfr ,
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> > Get Outlook for Android
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> > From: OntVFR <ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca> on behalf of Arnaud Marthouret <
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> > Sent: Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:14:52 AM
> > To: ontvfr at vfr.on.ca
> > Subject: [OntVFR] Motosocial
> >
> > I went to the motosocial last night. A usual it was great. Who's
> interested in going as a viffer group next month? Would be nice to have a
> spot with a bunch of viffers together.
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> From: Robyn Landers <rblanders at uwaterloo.ca>
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> Subject: Re: [OntVFR] clutch
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> I think this is normal.  Does your VFR have a centrestand?
> If I have mine on the stand when I start it, the rear wheel will turn
> forward slowly even
> though the transmission is in neutral.  Probably just stiction in the
> clutch from the
> relatively cold oil. Once it warms up for a minute, the wheel stops
> turning.
>
> Did you mean to say you filled it ever so slightly over the *upper* level?
> If it's just barely over the lower level, I would top it up to the upper
> level.
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> Robyn
> '93 VFR "Snow White"
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> From: OntVFR [ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca] on behalf of justin sasso [
> justin_sasso at hotmail.com]
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> [...]
> I bled my clutch line, and have noticed a couple times at start up that
> the bike, ever so slightly wants to push forward a bit. I'm going to bleed
> it a bit more, but curious if fluid level is a factor, as I've filled it
> ever so slightly above the lower level.
>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2019 11:01:52 -0400
> From: Lisa <geekgrrrl at gmail.com>
> To: "The Ontario VFR Club mailing list." <ontvfr at vfr.on.ca>
> Subject: Re: [OntVFR] clutch
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> It is normal, there is a little drag transferring power from the engine to
> the rear wheel. Oil is slippery but it is not 100% frictionless. If you are
> in gear with the clutch pulled in there is more power transfer than when
> the bike is in neutral. If you are starting the bike in gear you will
> notice the bike pull forward. Starting the bike in gear isn?t best
> practice, easy for something to go wrong (I learned this the hard way when
> I started a bike on the kickstand while not astride it).
>
> Not trying to mansplain here, assuming you?re able to start your bike as
> you?ve stated so.
> I teach motorcycle safety for Rider Training Institute, for the lesson on
> starting the bike safely we use the acronym ?K.N.I.F.E. C.C.S.? while
> sitting on the bike. Basically; kickstand (I got a cheap parts bike from
> someone that forgot to put his up), neutral (move the bike, don?t trust the
> light), ignition, fuel tap (if the bike has one), engine kill switch (use
> it or lose it, keep it free of corrosion), choke/computer (if f.i. Then
> wait for the computer to do its diagnostics), clutch (in case you have it
> in gear), starter button.
>
> Now if a student stalls a bike while riding I tell them not to bother with
> the ?knife dance? because they already did it, instead make sure in first
> gear and then pull in clutch start and go (no one has time to wait for you
> to do the knife dance in traffic)
>
> Lisa
>
> > On Jul 4, 2019, at 10:02, Robyn Landers <rblanders at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> >
> > I think this is normal.  Does your VFR have a centrestand?
> > If I have mine on the stand when I start it, the rear wheel will turn
> forward slowly even
> > though the transmission is in neutral.  Probably just stiction in the
> clutch from the
> > relatively cold oil. Once it warms up for a minute, the wheel stops
> turning.
> >
> > Did you mean to say you filled it ever so slightly over the *upper*
> level?
> > If it's just barely over the lower level, I would top it up to the upper
> level.
> >
> >
> > Robyn
> > '93 VFR "Snow White"
> > ________________________________________
> > From: OntVFR [ontvfr-bounces at vfr.on.ca] on behalf of justin sasso [
> justin_sasso at hotmail.com]
> >
> > [...]
> > I bled my clutch line, and have noticed a couple times at start up that
> the bike, ever so slightly wants to push forward a bit. I'm going to bleed
> it a bit more, but curious if fluid level is a factor, as I've filled it
> ever so slightly above the lower level.
> >
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