Bat signal: Clutch!

Chris Burgess chris at
Thu May 5 22:07:58 PDT 2011

That is pretty damn thick oil.  Is that what you were using earlier?  It
could be that the plates are just sticking together.  How it is while the
bike is running and/or warm?


On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Ben Martinek <keynesiandream at>wrote:

> Hi again SV list.
> So I am getting ready to wheel the bike into the truck tonight and soon as
> I put the bike in gear an all of a sudden BAM, it felt like pushing the bike
> through molasses.
> I tried adjusting the play in the cable but nothing. The only thing that
> has changed is the oil (Mobil1 20-50w).
> Seem like the plates. Could they be glazed, swollen from new oil? I am at a
> loss.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> -Ben

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