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Old 02-24-2011, 11:52 PM
TerraPhantm TerraPhantm is offline
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Typically what I do is shift into 2nd almost immediately... like when I hit 1500 RPM or so, and then I'll ride out the rest of the gears to a little above 3K (until I reach whatever speed I intend to). Or you can just give more throttle so that you can leave first quicker.

I find myself always leaving a pretty decent gap between me and the person behind me if I do one of the above. If I leisurely accelerate to 2500-3000RPM in 1st gear, then people will be on my tail.
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