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Offline mattchewn

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Re: weirdities
« Reply #25 on: April 02, 2015, 12:59:10 am »
1-Do a TPS reset like Bigfoot suggested. It's done by switching on the bike, but not starting the engine. Then rotating the throttle to full on and back to full off twice. Then switch off the bike. After that's done, you can switch the bike back on, start the engine and go for a ride to see if it helped.

2- That's just the linked brakes. You just have to learn to live with it, but I do have a theory on how to un-link them and retain the ABS in both front and rear.  ;D

3- Check to see what the setting of the small screw at the bottom of the rear shock is. Is it 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 .... turn out from fully seated? I think that I have mine at 1 & 1/4 turns out from fully seated. Anyway, it's worth a try.  :great:
I turned mine all the way out to the "Penske 8983" setting. WOW! what a difference!
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Re: weirdities
« Reply #26 on: April 02, 2015, 03:26:26 pm »
I find the throttle to be very jerky as well on my 2011. I have removed all the slack from the cables and done the TPS reset trick. It is still hard to make small throttle inputs.

This is my first bike with ABS or linked brakes. At first I did not like it, but after 33K miles I have grown used to it and really appreciate how strong they are.

I actually like the fact that the suspension is fairly firm. If I ever rode one with upgraded suspension I am sure I would be spoiled. As long as the bike the does not pogo in turns I am fine....and mine does not. I did turn up the rear preload and adjusted damping to 1/2 turn out and am happy with those settings. With fresh tires this thing handles very well. With worn out tires it handles like poo. Never been on a bike that was so sensitive to the state of the tires.

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Re: weirdities
« Reply #27 on: April 02, 2015, 03:28:24 pm »

I turned mine all the way out to the "Penske 8983" setting. WOW! what a difference!
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Re: weirdities
« Reply #28 on: April 03, 2015, 09:31:20 am »
To The Pope, that TPS reset made a difference with that first gear on/off jerkiness. Thanks for the tip.
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Re: weirdities
« Reply #29 on: April 07, 2015, 11:59:56 pm »
BruceS, the c-14 doesn't have drive by wire, it has regular old throttle cables. Steve

Yep Steve you are right...I was referring to the Triumph, but my wording didn't come out right. Thanks for the heads up.
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