Clutch Slipping??

Clutch Slipping??

Hi All,

Riding the bike into work today and the clutch felt like it was slipping on hard acceleration. The bike is fine on low acceleration but once you accelerate to about 6000 rpm it starts to slip.
Bike had a full service only a month ago and I’m thinking it could be the type of oil used that’s causing it.
The bike only has 15000 miles on the clock and had no issues before the service.
Any thoughts on this or do you think new clutch plates are required?

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Marzocchi reported to be on the verge of closure

Marzocchi reported to be on the verge of closure

MARZOCCHI is one of those names in suspension that has a certain mystique having long been one of the favoured choices of top-end brands like MV Agusta, Ducati and Bimota, but Italian reports now say that the firm is being closed down and those companies will have to look elsewhere for a supply of forks.

Owned since 2008 by American parent firm Tenneco, the suspension firm has been under threat since 2011 when intentions to close its Bologna factory were first mooted. That threat was postponed, but Italian reports now say that that the axe is set to fall in September, putting 120 employees out of work and ending supplies of Marzocchi suspension. The decision was apparently confirmed after a meeting between Tenneco and the workers’ unions on April 14.

Tenneco’s lease on the Bologna factory has not been renewed and manufacturers currently using Marzocchi parts are understood to have been informed that they will need to look elsewhere for their 2016 models.

While there must still be a chance that a saviour will scoop up Marzocchi between now and September, hopes don’t appear to be high.

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5 Bedroom House Onchan Available Race Week

5 Bedroom House Onchan Available Race Week
Manx TT 2015 Race Week
Grand Prix 2015

5 Bedroom detached house Onchan including Double Garage, Drive way.
Sleeps 8 to 10 comfortably.
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Also use of 7 seater S-max avaiable
Available for the main week of TT 2015 and Grand Prix 2015
Was booked but guys unable to travel.
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