Clutch fingers locking
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    zackn291
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    Clutch fingers locking

    by zackn291 » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:09 pm

    The last time I rode my fingers began to lock up on my clutch hand. It was about 14celcius which is probably 50-60F and I was abit wet so I'm pretty sure it plays apart in the locking factor but last summer it was real hot and after riding for 4 hours my braking fingers locked up abit and I couldnt pull in my brake lever which led to a crash, but it was all good.

    All winter I rode my snowmobile so my clutch fingers were being used on the brake so do you guys think it would just be the cold and wet that was making my hands lock up or should I maybe do some finger excersises or something like that?
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    steveoverd
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    by steveoverd » Thu Apr 16, 2009 3:15 pm

    Everyone suffers from lock up or pump up from time to time its all part of moto x, you should how ever do some excises to help, try using some hand springs to increase your grip, i use a broom handle cut down to about 2 foot with a hole drilled through the middle attach a rope through the hole and a weight attached to the rope stand with your arms held out straight with the weight on the floor now wined up till the weight is near the top and then wined down do this 5 0r 6 time a day and the muscles in your fore arms will thank you. Also change your grips for thinner ones this helps and move your clucth and brake lever down so there in line with your forearms when in attack position on the bike good luck.
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