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I think it's automatic for a lot of us older riders who grew up when manual trannys in cars were more prevalent.
Truck drivers too.
Under normal driving conditions, I use the brakes very little.
Age gives us this....I removed rear brakes on many swingarm mounted non floating systems. 70's and 80's shocks were a pile of enertia. Wheel hop was unexceptable.
Engine braking and gear power selection provided better handling then.
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