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A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« on: August 13, 2005, 08:13:39 AM »
have a gret day  :spank:
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Re: Stupid questions but I need help!
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2005, 09:48:21 AM »
I have a question I have a new cbr600rr 2005 and it clunks going from 1st to 2nd gear its kinda loud is this a problem?
Try running the rpm's higher before you shift and see if it goes away. There's probably nothing wrong with your tranny. If you shift in the low rpm range then it's not going to be very smooth.
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A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2005, 11:11:29 AM »
Alaska I think you should have phrased your question, "I have a stupid/unique question." :P

And no, the loud noise is not a problem... ???

Also if you want a question seriously answered don't add it to a stupid question in the stupid question section ::) :P
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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2005, 03:53:00 PM »
1st to 2nd (and vice versa) is the longest jump in the transmission and the most significant gear change the bike makes.  It will 'clunk' more than any other gear.   :thumb:
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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2005, 04:32:59 PM »
Yes at higher reves it dosent do it it just seems like its slamming somthing hard in the tranny when it does it goes 150 mph fine though, I tend to worry and the clunck is quite loud somtimes??? still normal????

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2005, 05:43:24 PM »
Yes at higher reves it dosent do it it just seems like its slamming somthing hard in the tranny when it does it goes 150 mph fine though, I tend to worry and the clunck is quite loud somtimes??? still normal????

It's shifting past neutral so it does make a bit of a clunk sound...now that you have your answer in this thread does that mean we have to answer your 4 other questions about the same perceived problem?
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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2005, 05:48:50 PM »
 :( Im new here and no you dont have to answer anymore Ill quit worrying about the sound and thanks for the answer  :spank:

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2006, 01:55:08 PM »
Good grief Frett..... back off a little.  If I just went out and spent 8grand or more for a new bike and didn't know what the "clunking" sound was, I would ask too.... did he catch you at a bad time or what.?? :embarrassed:

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2006, 02:38:40 PM »
Honda gearboxes are always a bit more clunky than other makes but they last the test of time and it's nothing to worry about.

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2006, 03:45:39 PM »
yeah
someone in brighton gave me a ride on his honda last summer,
and all i remember was that clunky gearbox

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2006, 08:49:52 PM »
Good grief Frett..... back off a little.  If I just went out and spent 8grand or more for a new bike and didn't know what the "clunking" sound was, I would ask too.... did he catch you at a bad time or what.?? :embarrassed:

YEA Frett back off a little . :spank:well i have now 2300 miles on my bike and i dont even know if it clunks anymore it either went away or i dont notice my bike kicks ass and does 160mph.

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2006, 05:44:42 PM »
I hope your on a track at those speeds partner
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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2006, 07:07:27 PM »
YEA Frett back off a little . :spank:well i have now 2300 miles on my bike and i dont even know if it clunks anymore it either went away or i dont notice my bike kicks ass and does 160mph.


The speedometer reads high.  I think my 2005 CBR600RR's speedo reads high by at least 5%.  When I ride alongside a car with a digital speedometer I like to compare.  When my bike says "85 MPH" the car next to me will typically indicate something like "80 MPH". 

That seems like a good thing.  You get to see some really high numbers on the top end (as you mention in your post).  Plus, when you are obeying the law your actual speed is more likely to be acceptable to "Officer Johnny Q. McLaw".

It is not unusual for gearboxes to have a break in period.  From the sound of your post it seems that you have noticed improvement.  After 5000 miles, the gearbox on my CBR shifts very smoothly. 

Honda builds a damn nice bike.  If you can avoid crashing, you will have it for years. 

Have fun and ride safe!

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2007, 03:58:29 PM »
I am bored at work and these old threads are showing up as new.

So whats the question again?

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Re: A unique question about shifting (written by: alaskarider)
« Reply #14 on: July 05, 2007, 07:54:23 AM »
thats werid, i didnt see a question either.  woudlnt have seen it if someone didnt quote him.  if you think your tranny clunks, come ride in my truck.  ill show you clunk