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post #61 of 64 (permalink) Old 04-19-2017, 09:52 AM
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I have my suspicions about that. If you do, you accelerate less quickly than a 95 year-old granny. Get your manual and review the suggested shift points. Obviously the work of cover butt lawyers and not engineers or professional test riders.


And, if I don't use first gear, how can pull a wheelie when I power into second?


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I was not saying I shift like the manual says.
I shift at 3,000 RPMs.
My F6B loves it!
That was an add on to what guys would tell the service department if something broke or wore out.
I edited the post because I seemed to have caused confusion.

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post #62 of 64 (permalink) Old 04-19-2017, 10:38 AM
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I have my suspicions about that. If you do, you accelerate less quickly than a 95 year-old granny. Get your manual and review the suggested shift points. Obviously the work of cover butt lawyers and not engineers or professional test riders.


And, if I don't use first gear, how can pull a wheelie when I power into second?


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My thoughts exactly!!
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Harrrrrrr. It is not that hard to confuse me.


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post #64 of 64 (permalink) Old 04-19-2017, 12:21 PM
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Harrrrrrr. It is not that hard to confuse me.


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Heck, I confused myself after I re read my post. hahaha

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