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Offline Ozla

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #20 on: July 27, 2016, 07:15:30 AM »
I have never attempted a clutchless downshift on any bike...why would you.

Offline terpion

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2016, 07:37:03 AM »
That is the same as asking why would you do clutchless upshifts. I guess you'll have to answer that for yourself.

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #22 on: July 27, 2016, 12:50:03 PM »
I know the answer...you obviously haven't a clue... :112:

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #23 on: July 27, 2016, 01:11:43 PM »
*Originally Posted by terpion [+]
And clutchless downshifts are just as easy to do on S1000R

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #24 on: July 27, 2016, 02:08:14 PM »
*Originally Posted by Ozla [+]
I have never attempted a clutchless downshift on any bike...why would you.

That is the same as asking why would you do clutchless upshifts. I guess you'll have to answer that for yourself.

*Originally Posted by Ozla [+]
I know the answer...you obviously haven't a clue... :112:

Well, for one thing, make up your mind if you are asking a question or not. For another, there is no need to get offended or to become offensive.

Cheers, just ride and enjoy.... :305:

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #25 on: July 31, 2016, 12:28:30 PM »
*Originally Posted by MarketSquareHero [+]
Maybe,but surely you would give another colour a try :187:

Exactly! Bearing in mind they're both retired and have 3 cars between them. It must only have a few thousand miles on anyway.

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #26 on: August 01, 2016, 05:43:32 PM »
There's nowt so queer as folk.

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Re: Oh you get used to the XR's Shift Assist Pro
« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2016, 02:10:26 PM »
I have only ridden my S for 100km and absolutely love the Shift Assist.

I do not feel the same way about down shift assist.
I love rev matching and pulling in the clutch.
I sorta gauge how well I did after each down shift.
Did I get the rev match right? What about releasing the clutch at the right time...
When we make espressos, there is such a thing as the golden shot. Its when you got all the variables right and pull the perfect shot.
I think down shifting is the same. Variables like rev matching, when to release the clutch and when to roll on the throttle. Like an orchestra.

I would not walk away from buying a bike that had one but I feel I would only use it 10% of the time - when I'm feeling lethargic after a long ride.
Although lethargy & S are rarely uttered in the same sentence.
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