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Reply #15 on: September 13, 2021, 08:43:57 am
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Reply #16 on: September 13, 2021, 12:54:31 pm
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Reply #17 on: October 28, 2021, 11:51:52 am
In 1st gear the tacho hit about 6500rpm and there was a breif cut in the ignition
I find it quite annoying, that's why I never go above 6K on the center stand in 1st.

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Reply #18 on: November 24, 2021, 06:18:29 pm
Rev limiter in 1st is lower than in other gears!

I was surprised as well, it was cutting before going into red, but only in 1st.

It's by design.
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Reply #19 on: November 24, 2021, 06:23:53 pm
Rev limiter in 1st is lower than in other gears!

I was surprised as well, it was cutting before going into red, but only in 1st.

It's by design.

Unless you know that for certain and can provide the source it’s far more likely the rev counter needle damping just means it doesn’t get to read to redline in first before the ignition cutout occurs.  It’s not a superbike there is no rational reason to vary the rev limiter by gear.
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Reply #20 on: November 24, 2021, 06:47:29 pm
Easy to find out, accelerate more slowly and see if the tacho gets to the red line or not. It won't hurt the bike even if it seems painful
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Reply #21 on: November 24, 2021, 07:40:04 pm
Easy to find out, accelerate more slowly and see if the tacho gets to the red line or not. It won't hurt the bike even if it seems painful
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Reply #22 on: November 24, 2021, 07:42:05 pm
Unless you know that for certain and can provide the source it’s far more likely the rev counter needle damping just means it doesn’t get to read to redline in first before the ignition cutout occurs.  It’s not a superbike there is no rational reason to vary the rev limiter by gear.

I mentioned this as the probable reason in the second post.

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Reply #23 on: November 25, 2021, 06:39:36 am
I mentioned this as the probable reason in the second post.

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Reply #24 on: November 27, 2021, 04:36:30 am
So for interest only I tried slowly accepting in first gear yesterday and can confirm the ignition cutout comes at the same point in all gears. It just appears to be earlier in first because the needle damping stops the needle keeping up with the rate of change of revs.

By the way if you are bouncing this thing off the rev limiter you are riding it wrong
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