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Hi Guys,

I was riding my V this weekend and found myself at the end of my ride down shifting without using my clutch. at about 35mph and slower. Will this hurt the bike ? i have 700mi on her.
Did the 600mi first service.

Also when I upshift I get a chirp and a jerk from the rear tire; am I upshifting to early or to late ? the rpm's are about 4700. Can i power shift past second gear.
Please help would love some feed back
Thanks Ralpheal.
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The "chirp and jerk" sounds to me like you're not matching revs when you're shifting, and the symptom sounds like revs are too low.

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