Shifting while standing

Is there an official way to do it or?

It's easy. The more you do it, the more natural it will feel.

Alright but arenyou supposed to mmove your whole leg or use your ankle

I just pivot my ankle to change up and lift my toes slightly to change down a gear. It depends on the position of your shift lever too. If your lever isn't in the right position you'll find it harder to change gears.

I like to bang em' off quick without the clutch when using full throttle acceleration.  That way the acceleration is seamless and you don't have to shift your weight around and/or upset the bike.  If I'm not accelerating too hard I might use the clutch.  Biggest thing that can go wrong is accidentally catching the shifter (and shifting down) when (mis)placing your foot for an upshift.

For me its easier to shift up or down while standing.

Sometimes this makes me chuckle.....when the bike needs to be shifted somehow,someway your body shifts that bike. Sitting or standing makes no difference. Your body will shift that bike.

Sometimes this makes me chuckle.....when the bike needs to be shifted somehow,someway your body shifts that bike. Sitting or standing makes no difference. Your body will shift that bike.

x2 unless you have your lever is some awkward position. you want to have it slightly higher than level with the peg. 

I think I only use my ankle. Most of the time it just.... shifts.

I like to shift standing also. For me, I move the shifter up one notch on the spline, which moves the lever up so i can get my foot under in while standing.

I like to shift standing also. For me, I move the shifter up one notch on the spline, which moves the lever up so i can get my foot under in while standing.

+1 for profile pic! Haha

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