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Gen5 questions

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Long story short: Former racer with injured wrists/hands and can not reliably work a clutch for any length of time.

I am looking at a point where I may be able to swing my leg over a bike again but would need a machine that was true clutchless up/down shifting. I know that all the Gen5s are ride-by-wire but do all of them have the autoblipper for clutchless downshifts or is that only certain years?

Also, I raced a ZX6R. Assuming proper geometry, how much more effort does the ZX10 take for initiating corners? Generally throwing it around, etc...

Thanks in advance for any info/advice.
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It's a bigger, heavier bike than a ZX-6R is so it will take more effort to turn it. Every opinion is just that, but I wouldn't say it's drastically more difficult than the 6R. It's noticeable but not by that much. It's hard to put that into words and you may think differently. I'd say you'll be fine with it at the track.
He should be fine.
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