Shifter positions?

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  • duzz10

Posted August 13, 2007 - 07:12 PM


I am having problems finding the right position for my shift lever. I just replaced the stock lever with a sunline. Saturday night in the SX races I bumped it up a gear in a corner in each race killing the bike. Also bumped it down in second in the rythem section just making it on the rev. I am a little over level with the pegs, size 10 boot. Seems like if I go low with it I have a hard time getting my toe under it. To high and I am bumping it. I Had cut off the stock lever nipple to about an inch and was riding with my boot beside it. Where should it be and what are some of your preferences.

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  • grayracer513

Posted August 13, 2007 - 08:00 PM


To be honest, I doubt anyone can answer that for you and the way you ride. If you're bumping it up and down, both, I don't think the position of the shifter is the problem, unless it extends too far outward.

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