Main Motorcycle: just one? no fair
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Midland Park, NJ
Other Motorcycle: Ducati 748
Extra Motorcycle: Ducati 853R :P
|Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk Technical Talk for Hinckley Triumph Twins: Bonneville, Bobber, T100, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton, and Scrambler.
Sponsored by: Triumph Twin Power Ltd
||LinkBack||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
I have over 8k on mine and it does it every so often. Real pain coming to a rolling stop, and then trying to take off.
I experienced a drop on the left side (stall on a hill dead stopped) once around 1k miles I'd say, but it only bent the shift lever on mine into the rod so I couldn't kick it down. Didn't hit the shift rod itself.
I have LSL rearsets though, so I'm chalking it up to not having the linkage adjusted out far enough to have enough throw and just generally being too lazy to fix it on my bike. I don't really remember it doing it with the stock one's much, maybe brandy new but seems to have happened mostly after the LSL's.
Interested to see what they find after digging around in there.
Once or twice I've given it a good kick with the heel of my boot to slam it into 1st.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|First oil change, gear change still clunky||M2MG||Speed Triple Forum||21||09-27-2012 02:01 AM|
|Thruxton Rarsets Gear Change Lever, fix or fail?||Thornton Melon||Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk||2||05-15-2012 01:43 AM|
|Daytona 600 gear Change 4th to 5th gear||Housedog||Triumph SuperSports||5||06-01-2011 04:53 PM|
|Gear change lever hitting exhaust on Thruxton w/ bonnie headers||jlearman||Air Cooled Twins Talk||22||06-01-2010 03:04 PM|
|Second gear issues||itcha||Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk||7||11-21-2007 09:34 PM|