I have noticed that a lot of beginning motocross riders often get pretty confused about how to shift gears properly. Everyone seems to have a different opinion and it can be quite difficult to find instructional materials that actually cover this important aspect of motocross technique.
There are two ways that I personally like to shift up gears on a motocross bike and I’m going to attempt to explain them in this short article.
For the first way you don’t have to use the clutch. Basically all you need to do is back off the throttle, shift up and then get straight back on the throttle as quick as you can. It’s ok to not use the …