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I have a VTR firestorm and when pulling off sometimes it feels like the clutch slips as the back wheel spins and bike jerks forward. I have to pull the clutch in to stop it from hurtling down the road on one wheel. I am actually pulling off slowly as behind cars so not sure why it does that. I have been riding the bike over the last 8 months and this has happened twice in last week

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2 things, first check your clutch plates they can be worn and clutch cable settings as it the clutch plate is too close for engagement.

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