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View Poll Results: Would you like an automatic rev-matcher on your bike?
Yes. 31 16.58%
No electronic nannies, please. 156 83.42%
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Old 08-06-2009, 10:23 PM   #21
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Re: Communism on two wheels

The slipper clutch on my Duc worked really well to ease the rev matching and was actually a lot of fun to play around with. It came in handy on the track, but definitely isn't something you should have to rely on.
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Old 08-07-2009, 02:04 AM   #22
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Re: Communism on two wheels

Why have rev-match when you can have slipper clutch?
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Old 08-08-2009, 01:40 AM   #23
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Re: Communism on two wheels

no, because it's actually easy to do on the bike. It's nearly impossible to heel-toe in some cars, because of the ****** placement of the pedals. It's not like they're adjustable for distance either.
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Old 08-08-2009, 01:48 AM   #24
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Re: Communism on two wheels

F that.
all this drive by wire nonsense just makes a bike more expensive to mod.

How much did you pay for your PC??

I think i spent $10 bucks rejetting.

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Old 08-08-2009, 07:29 AM   #25
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Re: Communism on two wheels

no thanks and i wouldnt put it on the Z either i love to shiftlock drift they are just so fun. of course i had a ae86 to do it in.
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Old 04-28-2010, 04:04 PM   #26
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Re: Communism on two wheels

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How many people actually rev match their cars? What the crap did we invent synchromesh for? lol.
I do, but it's really more for fun than anything.

For the bike, I say no, only because I don't want to pay for it, adjust it, or have to repair it.
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Old 04-28-2010, 04:17 PM   #27
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Re: Communism on two wheels

on a similar note, the BMW s1000rr has HP Gearshift Assistant for clutchless up-shifting as an option
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:10 PM   #28
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Re: Communism on two wheels

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I think if an automatic motorcycle gets a person on two wheels that's a good thing.
I think it depends on the type of person.


I dont need something to match the revs for me on my bike or my car but something to prevent overrevving, as someone else mentioned, I would be cool with.
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:18 PM   #29
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Re: Communism on two wheels

I don't get the heel-toe thing. How many here have ever been in a situation in which this is needed?

I've owned a WRX (with a V-2 setup, VF22, etc) and recently sold my EVO 9, and I can't say I've ever HAD to do this. I've even participated in road rallies. What's everyone been doing on the public streets?

OK, so I'm going into a sharp turn... let's say I'm going downhill a narrow mountain road. I brake to scrub off extra speed (since I should know how my car handles), downshift right before the turn and accelerate out of the turn.

What am I not getting?

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Old 04-28-2010, 08:30 PM   #30
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Re: Communism on two wheels

It would be fine if you could switch it off like you can on the 370Z. Sure, I'd love it!
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