I've gotten into a bad habit of sorts and am wondering if I may glean some knowledge and expertise direction from my fellow K Bike riders.
This all concerns the balancing act of inconvenience vs. lugging the engine. My ritual is with slow traffic, stop light traffic etc? where you are left with the decision to
either downshift into 1st by coming to an almost complete stop or upping the revs while staying in 2nd and experiencing all of that wonderful lugging noises from the engine.
My bad habits have been with staying in 2nd , experiencing the engine lugging but avoiding an almost complete stop to avoid cagers anger waiting on my downshift into 1st.
It's like a zone you find that you need between 1st and 2nd gear.I know lugging the engine is not good but clunking down to 1st is a hassle sometimes. I wish 1st gear was taller