Originally Posted by Z16Monte
Probably just a centrifugal assist/slipper clutch similar to the one for the V rod.
reduced lever effort and keeps from locking up the rear tire if you don"t match rpms when you downshift.
Wouldn't this also have an impact on what many claim can easily cause the crank to sissor? A high RPM down shift?
Not that I personally believe its as much of a problem as many would have you believe. It does make sense though.