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post #24 of (permalink) Old 09-18-2011, 11:30 AM
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I'm not sure exactly how you're shifting down, or if you're trying to go past several gears at one time. I can do what I think you're describing on my Volutia.
However, regarding the Thunderbird, page 44 of my owner's handbook, 2nd column, top, in bold print, says:
"The gear shift mechanism is the 'positive stop' type. This means that, for each movement of the gear shift pedal/lever, you can only select each gear, one after the other, in ascending or decending order."
Perhaps you're talking about something completely different, but thought I'd mention it just in case.

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