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    How do you ride ?
    on: May 22, 2017, 04.26 pm
    May 22, 2017, 04.26 pm
    As a new CT owner..and a HAPPY one , was wondering how folk ride this machine

    Do most ride in D mode ... and change into S mode for more excitement ( when ) required....and on twisty roads ?

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    I choose to ride a motorcycle .... as I enjoy it , and it makes ME happy !!!!!

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    Re: How do you ride ?
    Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 04.34 pm
    May 22, 2017, 04.34 pm
    D mode all the time, (more mpg) and override up/down on the paddles as required.

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    Re: How do you ride ?
    Reply #2 on: May 22, 2017, 04.43 pm
    May 22, 2017, 04.43 pm
    I tend to be in D ..most of time....and use paddles when required !!!!!
    I choose to ride a motorcycle .... as I enjoy it , and it makes ME happy !!!!!

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    Re: How do you ride ?
    Reply #3 on: May 22, 2017, 04.48 pm
    May 22, 2017, 04.48 pm
     OMG Andrew what have you done?!?

    We're about to witness another heated debate between the pros and cons of the D/S/manual mode  :001:
    I too ride D all the time then use my fingers as needed. Occasionally go to S but then - I have a red CT which explains why
    Enjoy the new toy  :821:

    CT1200X - CRF250L - CB50J

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    Re: How do you ride ?
    Reply #4 on: May 22, 2017, 04.51 pm
    May 22, 2017, 04.51 pm
    Mine red too !!!!!!!!

    Ride safe     :047:
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    Re: How do you ride ?
    Reply #5 on: May 22, 2017, 04.54 pm
    May 22, 2017, 04.54 pm
    Exactly the same as you do Andrew and if necessary use the flippers (mostly when going upo/down hill with 180 degrees bends)
    Tony

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    Re: How do you ride ?
    Reply #6 on: May 22, 2017, 04.57 pm
    May 22, 2017, 04.57 pm
    Being as you didn't specify the DCT version, I feel duty-bound to answer on behalf of my fellow manual CT owners ....................

    "I change gear using the clutch & gear lever"  :008:

    Jon

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    Re: How do you ride ?
    Reply #7 on: May 22, 2017, 05.07 pm
    May 22, 2017, 05.07 pm
    Looks like most of us leave it in D and then use + - when the need arises   ( red mist )