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Hey guys, I have tried posting a few times but I never see my post??
Hope this one works.

Anyways, I am a owner of a used 1098, I took it out to Chuckwalla in southern California. This bike was amazing, but when I got home, I took it off my trailer and started it up to move it in the garage. It started up but I smelled some burning oil? I sniffed the exhaust and it was not coming from there, I do not see oil drips on the floor or trailer. Could it be some drips out of a breather hose? This was my 1st time riding it aggressive so I am not sure what to think?

Has anyone experienced that?

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I have a 1098S and I was out at Chuckwalla for the trackXperience event, thanksgiving weekend. Fun times..

I too have a slight oil leak. I can't remember where I traced it back, but there's a plug that goes in to the engine and it weeps a little oil so when my bike sits for a while, i'll see a dip on the floor. It works its way down via gravity, it sucks. Otherwise, all is good. I typically wipe down the wire of any oil, clean the plug on the left, and then check lowest points for any oil and then button it up and ride all weekend.

Let me know where you find the leak.
 

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When were you there? I was there 11/28 and 11/29. It was like 30F at night out there and a high of 62F, so the track was insanely cold. I couldn't keep my slicks at near operating temperature until about the third session, so I kept it real cool. So you probably helped yourself by staying on DOT street tires (especially 1st time riding in so long). But, once you get comfortable and really can put down strong laps to keep those race tires hot, having a race DOT or race slick is enjoyable, when it's hot.

Have you ever ridden a bike with a slipper clutch? If not, then you don't know any better, but once you do, you'll want one, especially on the track with how late you brake and slam down the gears say from 4th to 2nd. Once I added one to my 1098S, I reflect back and wish I would have done it sooner.
 
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