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Clunky downshifts - 09 Speed Triple

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by alexk, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. Hi all,

    I've done just over 1600ks on my bike and the downshifts are grabbing my attention, especially at lower rpm. Could this be caused by to much chain slack?
    Any help appreciated.

  2. There does seem to be some variation in the big triumph boxes. Is that 1600 km from new? If so then it could be still breaking in.

    Is the lever directly mounted on the box, or via linkage? Triumph regularly switch between the two. Many people have found that switching to the alternate configuration solves any gearbox issues.

    Mine's direct mount and I have no problems. It's a very businesslike 'box. some however claim they have better results with the linkage arrangement.
  3. It should loosen more over the next 1500 or so, unless you've got one of the clunky ones. Next oil change might see some difference too.