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So does the little adjuster on the clutch lever adjust the engagement point, like on a cable actuated clutch, or just the distance from the lever to the bar?
Never owned a bike with a hydraulic clutch before - do I just have to adapt to the engagement point?
 

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Please excuse my ignorance, Like some others here this is going to be my first Ducati. But, why if the clutch is so hard has Ducati not changed to a easier slave? What I'm hearing from Ducati owners here is that this has always been an issue and a source of complaints.
 

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Even with a new slave, the clutch will still wreak havoc on your forearm and hand. I think the only way to fully avoid this would be changing from the dry clutch. IMO, this is a Ducati trademark, so I don't ever see them straying from this.
 

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I picked up my 1098 yesterday and have put 140 miles on it. I don't find the the clutch pull any harder than the the last three Japaneese bikes I've had. It does engage fairly close to the bar, but is not a problem. The trans is one of the sweetest shifting I've ever used.
I did purchase an ML Tuning parts slave and will install it, could have lived without it. The bike is awesome!
 
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