How To Shift A Motorcycle Into Neutral. 7.) i did notice that when the clutch is fully applied the bike is still pulling forward slightly so my first thoughts are warped clutch plates which from past experience makes it difficult to get into neutral and shift gears. Be happy it is that way because accidentally finding neutral during a shift on a sketchy hill climb or before a big log jump, is a lot worse.
Below we have briefly listed the steps you should take when finding the neutral on a motorcycle. But for anything other than a momentary stop, having to constantly hold the clutch in can wear your hands out in short order.
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By the way, instead of engaging the clutch totally you can do the same by just starting to engage the clutch, then pull back and downshift. Clutchless shifting is a technique used by many riders who want to minimize the time wasted between gears.