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Old 05-11-2013, 01:50 PM   #1
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Teouble upshifting

Ok guys I'm having trouble upshifting don't know if it's me or something wrong with bike. I press clutch lever and shift up but it does not Change gear. It does not do this all the time but sometimes it I have to shift I up a few times before it will switch. It's not one gear in particular but mostly 2nd to 3rd and fourth to fith. No problems down shifting. I just broke thousand miles on bike and this has got me worried. Just started doing this today
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Old 05-11-2013, 01:53 PM   #2
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Damnit I should have put this in mechanical techinical section
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:24 PM   #3
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Id say a case of weak/lazy shifter foot. Maybe check your clutch adjustment also.
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:32 PM   #4
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You don't really even need your clutch for up shifting. Its just that yiu need to get used to shifting and leqrn the distance you have to move the shifter in order to change gears.
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:34 PM   #5
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Also if its a super persistant problem switch to gp shifting so the patter is reversed to 1 up 5 down.
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:38 PM   #6
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Id say a case of weak/lazy shifter foot. Maybe check your clutch adjustment also.
I thought I may be being to easy on the lever
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:40 PM   #7
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Also if its a super persistant problem switch to gp shifting so the patter is reversed to 1 up 5 down.
I thought bout switching to gp style anyway how do u do that
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:42 PM   #8
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Take a flip the shift boot coming off the transmission 180*
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:54 PM   #9
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Are you positively lifting your foot all the way? If you are, maybe it's time to bring it in for warranty?
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:01 PM   #10
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I agree, don't fuck with it. Use the warranty while you have them.
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:53 PM   #11
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Going to make sure it's not just me if its not going to use warranty
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:30 PM   #12
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Have the same problem on my 11' around 1600 miles but is 4th to 5th gear.
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:24 PM   #13
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Have the same problem on my 11' around 1600 miles but is 4th to 5th gear.
What was wrong
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:25 PM   #14
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Have the same problem on my 11' around 1600 miles but is 4th to 5th gear.
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:02 PM   #15
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Sometimes when im giving the bike a bit of shit i have trouble shifting into 3rd.
I put it down to me not releasing the gear lever all the way down before trying to shift again.

Like everyone else has said, examine your technique before looking at the bike for issues.
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