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So, to clutch when shifting or not to clutch, that is the question?


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So, to clutch when shifting or not to clutch, that is the question?
Me...? Probably 25% w/ the clutch (DEFINITELY 1st to 2nd, sometimes others...) going UP. Probably 75 to 80% going DOWN. WHEN I'm standing on the 'pegs would form the majority of the DOWN ones W/OUT the clutch.
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Up shifting clutchless ok. Do it on the track all the time. I don't bother on the street, I'm not in a hurry, lol

Clutchless downshifting, no. Always use it for downshifts, preferably with a throttle blip to rev match.
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Up shifting clutchless ok. Do it on the track all the time. I don't bother on the street, I'm not in a hurry, lol

Clutchless downshifting, no. Always use it for downshifts, preferably with a throttle blip to rev match.
What HGT says - except the track part. Don't do that any more. I'm not in a hurry either any longer.

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6000 rpms when upshifting.

3000 or less when downshifting.

Mostly kinda pull on the clutch lever.

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So, to clutch when shifting or not to clutch, that is the question?

Always every gear going up or going down!


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Always every gear going up or going down!
me too. the clutch are there for a purpose.

plus that few micro-seconds it saved made no difference to me on road-riding, so yeah

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me too.
me three. why not.

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