We are happy again.

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We are happy again.

Postby made2care » Fri Jun 12, 2015 2:57 pm

So here's an update with sleeping beauty and I.
Where do we begin?? A few months ago we started planning for a trip. The only roadblock preventing this trip was her clutch , for some reason each time I would take her out for a short ride, the clutch handle would go soft, thus rendering us inching our way back home. I had attempted all the obvious fixes, bleeding , rebuilt master cylinder all to no avail. I became so frustrated, I put her up for sale, and started eyeing the 1500. After several tricky deals which left a bad taste in my mouth, I went ahead and contacted Andy, who sells the steel braided hel lines on this forum. He knew the exact specs for my bike and I received the line promptly. Today I installed it will ease and took her out for a test run. I will have to say that now the lever is strong as ever and shifting is even easier. A big shoutout goes to Andy and this forum for helping me once again. Sleeping beauty is happy again and we can now travel in confidence.
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Re: We are happy again.

Postby redial » Fri Jun 12, 2015 9:01 pm

So now Sleeping Beauty is good in the clutches. Even better than before. :lol:
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Re: We are happy again.

Postby seelyark1 » Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:18 pm

You sure did a good job of putting her back together again. Good looking bike. :)
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