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post #6 of (permalink) Old 04-16-2017, 10:49 PM
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I tried starting in 2nd gear after people were recommending it but I didn't really like it.
I almost always start in first gear and then usually short shift into second unless I'm hot-dogging it (which isn't unusual for me).
The only time I start in second gear is if I'm on gravel or mud.

2002 GL1800 w/ 70,000+ miles
Full Race Tech suspension, Avon Cobra tires
Windbender windscreen w/rake & electric option
OEM CB, BikeMP3, Mic Mutes
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