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I am trying to adjust both the brake lever and clutch lever closer to the handlebars. Also, I want to try different positions for the gearshift and see what feels more comfortable
your going to need adjustable levers for that, there are no adjustments to move them closer to the grips..

I have not looked at the shifter yet, typically there is just a jamb nut on the linkage rod..

Are you trying to riase/lower the shifer? Or are you trying to change your shift points??
 

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your going to need adjustable levers for that, there are no adjustments to move them closer to the grips..

I have not looked at the shifter yet, typically there is just a jamb nut on the linkage rod..

Are you trying to riase/lower the shifer? Or are you trying to change your shift points??
Oh ok.

I am trying to either raise/lower the shifter
 

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take a look and see if there is a jamb nut on there if so just loosen it and adjust it to the desired position and then tighten the jamb nut. .

Stock has always worked for me so I have never messed with it..
 

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For your brake and clutch, they do make adjustable levers you can buy. google search em. Not sure if any are made for the 300 yet... maybe one for the 250 will fit? but not entirely sure. worth a shot if their not too expensive?

Also the shif lever usually has a nut on the end of its pivot point holding the lever on. or like a doorknob, the lever may fit over it like a sleeve and a hex nut on the side may hod it in place, I would have to check it tonight, I am at work right now.
But you can usually take thee lever off move it to the desired position and slide it back on its teeth. re-insert the bolt and tighten.

good luck!
 

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The 250R levers are CLOSE but not 100% perfect, I would say they are about 90% perfect. I have a thread on here about them. The 250R levers are a little more loose than stock because they slightly redesigned the 300 lever for less pivoting. The guys on eBay that are selling a 300 levers are just repackaging the 250R levers. Personally I am waiting until they come out with something designed specifically for our bikes..
 

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I just checked it out and I was right about the shift lever with the retaining screw on the end of its pivot point. So an Allen wrench will pop that right off and you can adjust that!
 

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Hey guys. I am just a little concerned about the false neutrals some have encountered going into 4th and 5th, and hope that some adjustments will help minimize/eliminate the chance of this occurring. With this being my wife's first bike, I am sure she will freak out when this happens to her.

Any input would be greatly appreciated!
 

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^ agreed with cbzdel

although that safety measure kawi put in so you can shift to second from a stop is really annoying... THATS when I find neutral sometimes when i do a stop and go, the computer or whatever senses it tells the bike its stopped and to ONLY go to neutral, and not second...

I know this is not me not shifting hard enough.. but it could be how fast or slow I do my stop and go's... =/ I'm blaming the bike one this one.

Like I said though it doesnt happen often and its a good safety measure for beginers anyways so they dont start out in second by accident and stall it out, and its easier finding neutral for everybody this way... pro's and cons lol
 

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The only time I have experienced that is when I was not shifting hard enough, it was always 100% my fault. Have you noticed if this is the case with you?

Still waiting on the bike to arrive, so just an inquiry based on issues I have seen discussed by others. You are likely correct though about shifting harder. My wife is 5'4" and about a buck ten, so I will just have to coach her to shift it like she MEANS it.
 

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Honestly its not that hard to shift. Like you dont have to ram it into the ground to get to first, or rip it upward to your chin to shift up. lol

its just a firm shift, to make sure your not moving the lever up half way.

With anything if you apply too much force, your gonna break it haha

once you get on the bike you'll understand what i mean =D
 

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Found this. Hope it helps.

 
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