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  1. 07 honda cbr1000rr stuck neutral

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hello Im new on this forum but i really need some help. i bought an honda cbr1000rr from 07 it has 32k km on it. The dude before me crashed it hard. I'm almost done fixing the bike. I only have 2 problems left. 1. The bike wont go in gear. When i first got it it could go into every gear...
  2. Suzuki TS185 Gear shifting problem

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    I've got a 1971 Suzuki TS185 I bought from a scrapyard a few years back. It took me a while but I've finally got it up and running. The major issue is that it desn't seem to be shifting up. With the clutch engaged, I press down on the gear shift and it clicks once. Then, I pull up on the gear...
  3. Whining/whirring noise from my 50cc.

    Motorcycle Repair
    Got a Derbi Senda 50cc 2013 moped which has a whining noise when I drive. I think the whining noise comes from either the transmission or the clutch. The sound does not seem to affect how the bike works, it shifts well, pulls well, works just fine. The sound comes when I drive the bike, but also...
  4. Reassemling BMW R80 Clutch issue

    Motorcycle Repair
    Firstly, thanks for reading. I am putting back together a 1992 BMW R80 (monolever) and am in the process of putting the clutch arm assembly back on. I purchased a new boot and in putting it back on it doesn't seem to be fitting back together correctly. I have no understanding of how the clutch...
  5. Hard shift, won't turn over.

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    After fixing my '82 Yamaha Maxim, I proceeded to attempt to ride it. I'll be honest, I'm very new and awful at shifting, so PLEASE don't give me crud. I managed to shift into first after a few failed attempts, which usually entailed me having no clue on how to use the clutch, and having a...
  6. Bike RPM drops when shifting into first + bogging

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    Hello there, I recently picked up a 1971 Honda cb500 four. It was sitting for approx. a year and I'm finding a couple issues with it. It might be tuning or it might be that I'm not used to the larger bike. The problems I'm experiencing are: When I'm starting off from a stop in 1st gear my bike...
  7. Bike won't shift above 4th Gear (Suzuki)

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    Hi Guys, My 2007 Suzuki GS500 will not shift above fourth gear and has difficulty getting into neutral. This problem is new after winter storage. With the engine off and shifting the gear shift lever by hand the gears make moderately loud clunks with an attempt into fifth gear making a click...
  8. Semi automatic hard shifting

    Motorcycle Repair
    I ride a semi automatic motorcycle. What does it mean, if my bike doesn't go into neutral pushing the pedal down? When I'm in the top gear and press down the shifter, nothing happens. The 4th gears stays engaged. When I'm not in top gear and push down the shifter, it shift immediately. And if I...
  9. Yamaha dragstar 125 Issues

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    Hey guys! So I've bought a Yamaha drag star 125 (my first bike!) about a month ago, and have recently have started to get issues with it. And as I don't trust myself yet to do any diagnostics myself I want to get your opinions! So the issues are: When I start the bike in neutral and switch to...
  10. Yamaha Radian YX600 - Clutch Won't Disengage

    Motorcycle Repair
    I bought a Yamaha Radian YX600 recently that came with a snapped clutch cable. I replaced the cable, but even with the cable adjusted way too tight the clutch refuses to disengage when I pull the lever. Looking for ideas on how to fix or at least diagnose the problem. I Ordered a replacement...
  11. 83 Honda Nighthawk clutch issue

    Motorcycle Repair
    Im working on an 83 Honda Nighthawk 650 with a hydraulic clutch. The issue that im having is the clutch will not engage, as in even when its in gear the bike wont move. Looking back i made the mistake of squeezing the clutch lever when i had the clutch plates out... says specifically in the...
  12. 1971 suzuki not catching gears, please help

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    I have a 1971 suzuki 90 enduro that seems to not be catching gears. I was riding down the road when it slowed down to a stop. When i crank it up(which it does easily) and try to go into first or any other gear it doesnt move but it also doesn't stall out when i release the clutch. I can hear the...
  13. Noisy Clutch Cable? - '81 Suzuki GS1000GL

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey, everyone. I have another problem, unfortunately. Well, I have had it for the last month, but am only addressing it now because I am sick of it. For reasons unknown to me, there seems to be a high pitched noise coming from the clutch cable near the speedometer. This usually only happens when...
  14. Diagnose transmission problem? (97 Honda Shadow)

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey folks, new to the forum and relatively so to motorcycle repair, hoping for your sound advice. With the bike stopped and in neutral, after I engage the clutch and drop down to first, as I slowly disengage the clutch and roll on the throttle the bike seems to momentarily jam and lurch...
  15. Now I cannot shift into first gear

    Motorcycle Repair
    So things have been great so far with my OLD but good looking 1984 Honda VT700C. In fact we just rolled past 50k miles. Honestly, I haven't had it for long, but today it just decided that first gear wasn't cool any more. When I got the bike earlier this year, I had the radiator fan repaired...
  16. Clutch arm problems

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi everyone, so I've been rebuilding this '78 Honda CB400T and I got it all together and running unfortunately I found out I now have some clutch problems. The first thing I noticed is that it's very hard to put it into first gear sometimes (with the engine off) yet it will shift into neutral...
  17. Clutch seems to be disengaged? (New Rider, Plese Help)

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hi, I just bought my first bike, a 98 yamaha Vstar custom 650, a week ago and I've really been enjoying it so far. Unfortunately today I ran into my first problem. Before starting the bike while in first I pulled the clutch in to roll it back but I felt the friction as it stayed in gear. When I...
  18. '85 Honda Shadow V700 clutch issues...

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I recently rebuilt my clutch master cylinder because for a while, my bike was building up too much pressure and I would have to pull over and bleed the some pressure from the clutch then continue down the road. Then, at some point, it stopped building pressure all together. I rebuilt the master...
  19. Honda CL350 clutch cable problems

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    My cable popped a few weeks ago, and after 2 weeks of waiting for the replacement part, I figured it would be a quick replace, but was apparently wrong. I took note of how the other one was connected, swapped it out, and now the clutch doesn't work. First, it seemed like it was too tight. I...
  20. Idle Adjustment help- 1976 honda CB360

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    (I'm just learning how to work on bikes) Bought a 1976 honda cb360 in Phoenix, drove it back to Tucson (about 100 miles) on back roads. It was idling very high the entire time. When I arrived back to Tucson the clutch went out. I adjusted the clutch (is shifting well now with no apparent...
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