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Old 07-01-2009, 12:09 AM
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i have a question about gear shifting. When the bike is in neutral and i put it in first gear it makes a loud noise, and the bike shakes a little i bought the bike 3 weeks ago and it only did that sometimes, now it keeps on making a loud noise, pleeeeasseeee help am i braking the bike if i still ride it like that?
 
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Old 07-01-2009, 04:16 PM
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while you are sitting still neutral-1st or when you are down shifting while riding 2nd - neutral-1st?

what rpm are you doing this at? idle or cold start?
 
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Old 07-01-2009, 09:23 PM
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Mine has always done this. Shifting from neutral into first is a noticable clunk as the engine engages the chain. It might be normal. I've ridden it for three years without problems.
 
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Old 07-02-2009, 10:27 AM
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It is normal...I just saw this answered like 2 days ago. you're fine. go rip it up everyones bike does it.
 
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Old 07-02-2009, 11:22 AM
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If it really lurches when you drop it into first you may need to adjust your clutch. Otherwise for the most part yea it is normal. There is a mod you can do to smooth the shifting out, I thought I saw a good step by step here on this forum in fact.
 
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Old 07-02-2009, 02:11 PM
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yes all bikes do it. you will get use to it.
 

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