Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Winnipeg Canada
One thing I've noticed is that first gear seems very short (or low ratio) and you need to shift to second very quickly.
At what rpm do you make your 1-2 shift?
I'm sure it's below 3000 rpm by the topic of your post.
If you drive your Goldwing like an old geezer driving an old silver Buick, you may as well start off in 3rd gear.
Try holding off upshifting to at least 3000 rpm. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.
2013 F6B, black, with ABS
If it ain't broke, try to fix it anyways