shifting gears


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Chewy
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1983 1100a Aspencade

shifting gears

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Does anyone here shift gears without using the clutch? If so, have you had any issues with it?


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I do, have done it for 50 years, haven't broken anything yet. Here's a video I did.
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Chewy
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Location: Readyville, TN United States
Motorcycle: 1980 1100i Interstate
1983 1100a Aspencade

Re: shifting gears

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Are there any tricks or tips to doing it? Or is it just like floating gears in a regular truck?
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