I’ve been riding for 6 years, mostly a V-Star 950. I just upgraded to a 2017 High Ball. What a difference, I feel like I’ve only just now started riding motorcycles.
I’m curious about RPM’s and when people shift. The V-Star didn’t have a tachometer and now that I have one (and a much bigger bike), I’ve been trying to use it to help me decide when to shift.
I’m finding that I’m cruising between 2200-2700. I don’t feel lugging unless I drop below 2000. To me, the engine feels like…