Clunky gearbox

Higgins07

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Riding for 40 Years
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Spain
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Jon
My Ride
GT Sprint 1050
Have just bought a Sprint GT 17'000 miles. When putting in first gear it's clunkier than a Honda. I've driven tractors with smoother boxes. Is this normal for the 1050 gearbox ?
Tried adjusting gear lever,clutch cable etc. No difference.. Any tips
 

CarlS

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Riding for 62 Years
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Carl
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12 Tiger 800 XC
My Bonnivilles and my Tiger always clunk into first gear. Use a good, motorcycle specific synthetic oil and it will reduce the clunk. Having not heard or felt your your bike, I can't say whether it is normal or not.
 
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