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Hey guys when im shifting gears when accelerating I hear a big pop or like explosion coming form the front of the bike tire area or somwhere undenerath the handle bar unit what is it and is it normal? Also lets say im in 2nd gear and I downshift i once in a while go to neutral and not first why is that? can the gears go from 2nd to neutral? Thanks!!!
 

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Hey guys when im shifting gears when accelerating I hear a big pop or like explosion coming form the front of the bike tire area or somwhere undenerath the handle bar unit what is it and is it normal? Also lets say im in 2nd gear and I downshift i once in a while go to neutral and not first why is that? can the gears go from 2nd to neutral? Thanks!!!
I havent heard any pop sound when shifting gears you might want to take it to the dealer to get it checked. Yes it is easy to go to neutral from 2nd.
 

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If it's when you are hitting 9000+ revs and then change gear, it may be induction noise as you are sucking in a ton of air which is suddenly no longer required for the time you pull the clutch in and let off the throttle.

Is it a sort of a poppy whoosh noise, almost like one of those noisy turbo blow off valves?
 

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If it's when you are hitting 9000+ revs and then change gear, it may be induction noise as you are sucking in a ton of air which is suddenly no longer required for the time you pull the clutch in and let off the throttle.

Is it a sort of a poppy whoosh noise, almost like one of those noisy turbo blow off valves?
No this is like at 3500-4000 rpm I’m in break in period it doesent always happen but when I uoshift it’s a pop or bang coming form the intake or something infront of the bike
 

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First off you would be perfect at creating click bait articles. Making lots of money and pissing everyone off at the same time, lol. Oh please don’t do that.

I think you need to just relax and learn how to ride the bike. This is my first bike as well but I have watched hundreds of videos, read many articles, and allowed myself to naturally learn to pick up on things with the bike just from riding. Nothing that has gone on with the bike has seemed to be a concern to me, and it was always evident that it was my error and not the bike.
 

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It could very well just be unfamiliarity with the bike, but if it sounds like something is wrong to you, then I don't know why you'd leave it to chance. Better off knowing for sure whether or not something is working properly.
 

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The downshift from 2nd and it going into N, does it do it at speed or at a stop? Before my first 600mi service, i had that problem, they adjusted the shift lever and i have not had that problem since, i also noticed at a stop when it would happen sometimes pushing the bike forward and trying to shift down to first would help.


The pop noise, you sure its not coming from the chain? Might be loose?
 
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