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I have owned several bikes over the years and presently own an Ultra. I remember many years ago not bothering to use the clutch when I shifted and it never seemed to cause a problem, actually it was quite smooth and fast. With my Ultra and with a couple other Harleys I have owned, I always use the clutch when shifting.
My question is: Is it necessary to clutch everytime you shift? Am I wearing out the clutch cable for nothing?
I am just curious as to what experiences other members have had and what the general feeling is.
Thanks for any input.
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I shift without the clutch every now and then. Sounds cool and is quicker. If done properly I don't see any prob.
You are ALL mad. Fu(kin MAD!!! :eek:
How do you 'when' to change gears without causing problems? I've done it on cars, but would be a bit 'freaked' to attempt it on a bike. J.T.
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