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Grinding from 1st to 2nd

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by Makybe05, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. Hey,

    I've just bought a 1998 R6. I've had a bit of trouble going from 1st gear to 2nd gear, it often grinds and is hard to get it in. Should i change the oil and the oil filter? What else could it be? or is it my riding technique?

  2. Are you pulling in the clutch........? J/K

    Check the wear of the sproket and chain
  3. I am pretty sure the issues with first to second gear change is a common thing with that year R6, I am sure a google search will bring up the info you need.