Another possible source of the issue is something I ran into on my Aprilia Tuono which sounds very similar to what you are experiencing.
Basically, if the shifter lever does not return fully to the starting position (perhaps because your boot is under it slightly) then it won’t allow you to shift gear. On my Aprilia I adjusted the gear lever…[Read more]
I think this stronger shift spring is the solution to your problem.
Reinforced shift spring for all KTM 690-Husqvarna 701 models
-Higher contact pressure in the switching star
Switching operations are improved by precise locking of the pressure roller
I am aiming to make my Vit701 a bit more track ready and rearsets are on the list of things for me to improve.
I am struggling to find a set that I can be sure will fit. I believe Sato Racing make some but I can’t find anyone with them in stock.
I am hoping that items made for the Duke 690 might fit but if anyone has managed to fit…[Read more]