finding neutral

I thought I read something about this but can't seem to find it now. On my 08 230f its way too easy to find neutral when going through the gears. Is there any fix for this. Or am I the only one with this problem.

Do you feel that neutral being easy to find is a problem? Is that because possibly your other or previous bike was near impossible to find neutral?

Most all brands have a different feel or capability to find neutral, especially with the engine running. Personally, I like being able to find neutral when I want instead of "hunting" for it back and forth between 1st and 2nd. I have owned other bikes that were like the latter. The only way to land neutral was to shut it off! I think the competition oriented bikes tend to be that way. Its more important NOT to find neutral.

On the 230 I usually always take off in 2nd anyway. I only use first in the really slow technical stuff.

Good luck and ride safely.

do you even know the shift pattern?

I thought I read something about this but can't seem to find it now. On my 08 230f its way too easy to find neutral when going through the gears. Is there any fix for this. Or am I the only one with this problem.
I have a CRF230f for the wife and she only finds neutral when climbing a steep hill in second and needs to downshift to first. Not good. On the other hand, she has trouble finding neutral when stopped. She just rolls the bike a bit and trys again. Our bike did this from new, so I think it is common. She normally keeps it in second in the tight stuff, as first is normally tooooo low and revs out toooo quickly. Here's another problem. Sometimes when the bike is in neutral and stopped, it is hard to shift into first. The suspension can be fixed on this bike, but that tranny still leaves something to be desired. I guess you just do what my wife does, and learn to ride around the shifting problems.
Do you feel that neutral being easy to find is a problem?

I would guess he means trying to shift, but it ends up in neutral.

The best way to avoid hitting it is to either start out in second or updownshift harder.

It's not very often when I hit neutral from shifting from 1st to 2nd. Overall do you find the gears hard to shift into? Maybe your clutch cable just needs adjustment.

-Matt

make sure you go up all the way when shifting from 1st to 2nd

on my 400ex i have a better chance finding the holy grail than neutral

i love having an easy neutral bike

make sure you go up all the way when shifting from 1st to 2nd

on my 400ex i have a better chance finding the holy grail than neutral

i love having an easy neutral bike

Lol. Holy grail. Is it really that hard.

it is hard on those damn quads! they even give u a LIGHT, and its still perty difficult.

Its easy on my bike but since my boots are fully broken in yet, I have to move my foot up slightly to get there.

sometimes when my quad gets really hot, the only way i can get it in neutral is by shutting it off and then going into N

never happened on my 150

sometimes when my quad gets really hot, the only way i can get it in neutral is by shutting it off and then going into N

never happened on my 150

that must suck.

that must suck.

eh not really

quad is e start

eh not really

quad is e start

yah but what if you want the bike to just idle in neutral.

yah but what if you want the bike to just idle in neutral.

it gets there but i normally am just too lazy and do it that way lol

it gets there but i normally am just too lazy and do it that way lol

If I am really lazy I just cut it off instead of putting in nuetral.

I feel for you. I had an Rm125 that was doing the same thing. Sometimes I would get into 2nd and then slip-out into neutral [not good on tranny]. Anyway, I would say just to make sure your clutch cable is in tune and practice jamming up into 2nd way harder than you would for any other gear. If there are any better answers I would sure like to know cause my 150 is starting to love neutral as well.

maybe try moving the shift lever, if you move it down one spline it may help you. When there up a little its pretty easy to hit nuetral from 1st so try that out and see how it works for ya.

I feel for you. I had an Rm125 that was doing the same thing. Sometimes I would get into 2nd and then slip-out into neutral [not good on tranny]. Anyway, I would say just to make sure your clutch cable is in tune and practice jamming up into 2nd way harder than you would for any other gear. If there are any better answers I would sure like to know cause my 150 is starting to love neutral as well.

my bike used to do that too. I make sure nothings under my foot and move foot down then shift so I can get more momentum. its not the safest thing to do but it works for me.

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