I'm a new rider and I took the Motorcycle safety course a month ago. I have successfully accomplished shifting up , cornering , and basic motorcycle functions. But I'm having a problem with down shifting. When I come to a light or stop sign I use the brakes and pull the clutch in and down shift and stop in first gear , without releasing the clutch until I take off again. The two times I down shifted and released the clutch and rolled back on the throttle the bike jerked forward on me. So I need an explanation on how to smoothly down shift. I remember hearing in the course match engine speed to road speed but the bike still jerks forward on me.
Thanks in advance!
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