Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Amity, Arkansas, USA
Model: 2010 GL1800
They do that to maximize fuel economy, all owners manuals I have read have similar, ridiculously low shift points. Remember cars that had the upshift light, same thing, you couldn't drive it like that except down hill, the light comes on at just slightly above idle speed. I usually upshift when I feel the torque peak and down shift to keep it in the power band if I am riding my normal pace.
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