2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT

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A friend bought the 2020 Tracer. He loves it and it kinda has a quick shifter. It only does it on the up shift. It also didn't work very well.

Last report I had was from the first few hundred miles. He wasn't sure if he'd give it time to break in, or if he was going to get the dealer to address it.
The European manufacturers have quick shifters nailed down to almost perfection for a bike that's ridden on the street. Back many years ago quick shifters were for drag racing full throttle only. For my style of riding a quick shifter is a waste for street riding. Clutchless shifts are seamless on almost any bike when you shift at the proper rpm.
 

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It may even be an option for some road only S10 owners that are looking for a sportier, lighter ride.

2021 Yamaha Tracer GT
Exactly. I like everything about the S10 except for the weight on twisty narrow mountain roads. Looking forward to seeing the new Tracer.

The footpegs look a bit high and back for my dodgy knees, but other than that I like it.

 
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Exactly. I like everything about the S10 except for the weight on twisty narrow mountain roads. Looking forward to seeing the new Tracer.

The footpegs look a bit high and back for my dodgy knees, but other than that I like it.

The foot pegs on the new Tracer 9 and 9 GT are adjustable up and down by 15mm, the handlebars are also adjustable fore and aft by reversing the clamps.
 

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Exactly. I like everything about the S10 except for the weight on twisty narrow mountain roads. Looking forward to seeing the new Tracer.

The footpegs look a bit high and back for my dodgy knees, but other than that I like it.
I don't feel the weight of my S10 on twisty pavement. I can use the throttle and brakes to control where I want it to go. I also attribute this to my tire selection and suspension settings. Both the Anakee Wilds and Road 5 Trails are amazing in the twisty's. The OEM Battlewings were not so good on anything other than straight highway sections. Setting my suspension to more preload/stiifer damping and also having the raised link helps with cornering.

Now off road is a whole different story. This bike is a beast when rolling in 1st gear and navigating ruts, rocks, switchbacks, etc.
 

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The foot pegs on the new Tracer 9 and 9 GT are adjustable up and down by 15mm, the handlebars are also adjustable fore and aft by reversing the clamps.
As were the earlier bikes handlebars...

The footpegs would need a full inch down & fwd to be helpful in my opinion

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