How motorcycle transmissions work


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How motorcycle transmissions work

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This is one of the best demonstrative videos I've ever seen on how motorcycle transmissions function:



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They've also got one on clutches:



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And...scooter transmissions:



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Which you can see in action in this video that I took after I rebuilt the transmission on my wife's Burgman scooter:



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Can't help myself . . .



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I love it! Never seen THAT version.... :D
♫ 99 Little Bugs in the Code, ♪
♪ 99 Bugs in the Code. ♫ :(
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DenverWinger wrote: Fri Oct 22, 2021 4:36 pm I love it! Never seen THAT version.... :D
Most folks consider this to be the definitive version. Presentation is perfect.
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When I was a kid if I wanted go see how something worked I had to take it apart to undetstand it.
Ruined a lot a good stuff cause I couldn't get it back together!
Great vid, gonna forward it to a friend who I tried to explain constant velocity trans to.
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