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Offline Lisgoold

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Hello all from Ireland (Lisgoold)
« on: February 16, 2015, 12:14:42 AM »
Hi all,
Just back from the uk with my DCT XT. 43 yr old  Irishman riding practically every day for the last 18 years ( icy roads excepted!!). I must say its a small bit strange driving an automatic. Anyone else find this? I'm still not used to going into a bend not exactly knowing what gear the bike has me in!! Love the power and comfort. Will post a pick when I have a decent one.

Offline GADGET

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Re: Hello all from Ireland (Lisgoold)
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2015, 07:03:34 AM »
Hi, You will soon get used to it, try changing down a gear (or two) with the down button, before you go into the bend, or, if your into a section of bends, switch into manual.

Offline Stevensweert

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Re: Hello all from Ireland (Lisgoold)
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2015, 09:22:58 AM »
 :400: from The Netherlands !
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Offline Lexus

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Re: Hello all from Ireland (Lisgoold)
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2015, 11:49:10 AM »
 :400: from Belgium

Offline Lisgoold

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Re: Hello all from Ireland (Lisgoold)
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2015, 12:25:10 PM »
On a road I know well its not a prob but when you come around a bend that tightens up and you're looking for the button that I'm afraid of!!! Is the foot gear changer worth getting I wonder??

Offline biker1300

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Re: Hello all from Ireland (Lisgoold)
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2015, 01:44:53 PM »
 :400: to the DCT side     you will get used to it just bang it down a couple of gears   give it a bit longer before splashing out on the foot shifter as im sure you will get used to it   

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Re: Hello all from Ireland (Lisgoold)
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2015, 02:11:02 PM »
 :400: from Norway :158:
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