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Depends on various situations/ circumstatances/ conditions.
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When I first started I judged it by the Tach. Now I just do it by sound. One with the beast.

Couldn't tell you what speed to shift up into 5th would be since I have a 4 speed.
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On my 883 I shift into 5th anywhere from 80km/h up. I often hold 3rd to about 90km/h, the bike seems to prefer changing up then to leaving it later. Otherwise, whatever suits at the time.
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Sportsters all had right foot shifts until 1974. So, God changed his mind? Maybe it was after he started rocking bell bottoms?

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That may have been the same year that he (or she) decided that the other side should win battles. Must be a tough job deciding who lives, dies, or wears bell bottoms. Good thing I'm not in charge.
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