Sunday, March 16, 2014

How to Lubricate the Clutch Cable on a Harley Davidson

The prospect of riding quickly faded Friday afternoon when the chance for thunderstorms on Saturday went to 90%. And as predicted the rain rolled in about noon leaving us to make plans to do something else. Rainy days do make for good maintenance though. It keeps you productive on a non riding day and yet still involved in bike related activities. With the knowledge that your not going to be riding for the weekend due to weather you will also find yourself slowing down and taking your time doing the maintenance. This will make for an enjoyable afternoon and you'll feel good about getting work done on your bike during the down time.

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  1. Thanks for the video, I don't think I have ever lubricated my clutch cable.

    1. A lot of riders don't and never knew that it is a good practice to do so. This will prevent wear on the cable and make it glide better. Most riders rely on the dealership to take care of stuff like that when they take it in. Does it automatically get done along with all of the other maintenance tips I write about? Most likely not unless you specifically request it. Then you'll be charged for it. I'll be doing a video soon about lubricating your steering head bearings and there is a short story behind that one in regards to dealership maintenance.