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  1. Shifting Poll--Do you preload the shift lever?

    General MC Message Board
    I've found gently preloading the shift lever helps me with my shifting. What do you do?
  2. How do you operate the clutch?

    General MC Message Board
    I'm a fumble fingered old #art, but I do try to operate the clutch so my wife doesn't smack her forehead on the back of my helmet. I have found, strangely enough, that up shifting as quickly as possible (not short shifting, but preloading the shift lever, then working the clutch and throttle...