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Date: Sat, 13 May 2000 07:33:33
Subject: SV: Puch Monza
From: Jonas Einarsson
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Thank you very much! That really helped! 25-27? mph or km/h? I
guess mph, and then thats a bit over whats legal in sweden :)

Thanks again, that really cleared things out for me!
Probably what I mentioned as behaving a bit weird was that it, is
as you say, "neutral is hard to find or you "lose it"".

/Jonas

> Jonas,
> First I'll say your English is fine. You have the right idea about the
> gears. What you describe is the standard shift pattern found on most
> motorcycles.
> 1 down-first (starting from neutral)
> 1/2 up-neutral
> another 1/2 up-second
> 1 more up third
> 1 more up fourth
> The shift lever is made to respond to taps only, do not hold the lever in
> gear or use it for a foot rest as this will confuse the transmission. Just
> tap the gear you want then remove your toe. You must go through all the gears
> to go from first to fourth or back, their are no shortcuts. Sometimes neutral
> is hard to find or you "lose it". In this case tap down till you find first
> then lightly tap up.
> Gear shifts go easier with the bike moving so you may want to go into
> first or neutral as you slow down. If you get stuck in a gear, try letting
> the clutch out a little, for slight engagement and try again.
> Can't help with the speed question as I'm not familiar with your bike. My
> son's moped does 25-27 top. I don't know if yours has been detuned. Hope this
> helps
> > Hank

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