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Old 12-07-2012, 12:26 PM   #16
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You misunderstand ttpete. He is advocating consequences for a botched downshift -- how else will the rider learn to never do that again?
Considering that it's only 300 ccs, I don't think the consequences would be too bad because most beginners aren't getting into a shift caused high side situation for awhile. If they do, it'll likely be from snapping the throttle shut in a turn when the back end gets loose.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:44 AM   #17
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I've owned and ridden both, but I never wanted to 'get used to a bad habit' so I treat each bike like there's no slipper. To be honest I've never felt one slip, but maybe that's just because it's so seamless it's not noticeable.

For me if I am bike shopping it's a non-issue.
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