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Hey, I've got an 1100 in lately it's shifting hard when I downshift, or when I try to put it in neutral. It does this once the bike is warm. I'm talking REALLY hard, but only on the way down. Any suggestions? Thanks!
 

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Only when warm would suggest something is expanding or at least changing due to a heating effect.
Does it return to easier shifting once cool?

A few ideas,

Maybe engine oil is too thick, try 10/40.

Clutch adjusted properly?

Are you running Heal/Toe shifter? These are known to cause shifting problems.

I had a hard shift problem after the first mile riding, turned out to be a clogged scavenger pump leaving too much oil around the clutch.
 

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Sounds like a clutch related issue. I'd change the oil then adjust.
 

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Do I adjust the clutch at the clutch lever, or somewhere else? By the way, it's not a heal toe shifter. I hate those things.
 

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I believe the only adjustment your 1100 has is at the lever, and at the lower right side where it connects to the clutch arm.It may have stretched a bit, and doesn't pull the arm at the clutch enough.
 

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Thanks big kahuna, I adjusted the clutch and it's shifting perfect now. Boy, I love easy fixes!
 

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run some seafoam thru it and go to 1040 oil had the exact problem and that cured it for me and i adjusted the clutch
 
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