Downshifting issue on a B3 -
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-13-2013, 02:26 PM Thread Starter
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Downshifting issue on a B3

So with the caveat that bike only has 400 miles on it. THe gearbox on upshifts is smooth as silk with no problems ever. On downshifting however I note it's sometimes quite difficult to get it to engage into the next lower gear, thinking it might be my foot not letting the the lever return fully to the top position I adjusted the lever lower. Didn't seem to make a difference.

I seem to recall my 910S having a similar issue tho this seems worse. It's going in on Friday for it's 600, anything I could mention to them to check for?

BTW> I did read a couple of big threads here on other model gearbox issues but it didn't seem to be quite the same.

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I've not had any issue with mine, the only downshift issues I have had us if I'm going down through the box while stopped (like when you come to a stop before getting down to first) and I have to just let off the clutch a touch to get it to engage but that's not an MV problem, had that with my kawasaki's too.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-13-2013, 08:21 PM
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Zvez, can't say I have noticed any shifting issues in the 900kms so far. In fact, I am very happy with the feel.

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