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post #1 of 16 Old 06-11-2009, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
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What RPM are u shifting at

My gearing is -1/+1 and I'm shifting round 11k should I be shifting earlier or later.
? I'm wondering if I am on point with my shift point.

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My shift light comes on at 11K so i probably shift around 11.5 or 12K.

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if you have had your bike tuned look at where your power drops off and shift there. mine made power all the way to the redline so thats where i shift
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I set my shift light to come on @ 13k right @ the redline. I don't alway's shift at that point unless I'm runnin someone or really gettin it in.

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500 RPM higher than wherever your peak power is at!! For example if your bike stops making power at 12k shift at 12,500 but thats just me.
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shift at redline for best MPH

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I'm not sure about bikes..but in my cobra..we considered weight,rwhp/rwtq, gearing and the trans gearing....I had different points for every gear...trial and error time...

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I shift just before REDLINE but it's not only where you shift but how fast you can recover.
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I shift at 13,500rpm!

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