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Offline Doc

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DCT - Handbrake
« on: May 18, 2012, 09:13:03 PM »
How many of you have used the 'handbrake' on your DCT version?

I've used it twice, once on a hill, and once to show someone how it works. I didn't realise at first that it operates a separate caliper at the back. Still find it difficult to operate with one hand.

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Re: DCT - Handbrake
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2012, 12:55:21 AM »
Not really used that handbrake many times ... only couple of times on some crooked parking space .....

Yes it's a bit tricky to move with one hand but it works. Haha, as i dont use it much at all i even put my Garmin nav just "over" it ... kind of ... i still can operate em but just about ....
« Last Edit: May 19, 2012, 12:59:15 AM by ojo »
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Re: DCT - Handbrake
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2012, 08:19:54 AM »
I think every rider visiting Europe from here in the UK will be using their hand brake on the ferry crossing. I used to tie the front brake on with a bunji to stop the bike moving when we were on the boat. Now, no need to worry, just click on hand brake and she will be safe.  :002: