This animation explains the basic principles of sequential manual transmissions as they are often used in motorcycles. For this animation a 5-speed gearbox is explained.
1) Basic components (shift forks, gear shift drum, pins, gears)
2) Using the gear shifter and the claw arm (gear shifter assembly)
3) Shift forks and their cam follower pins
4) Input und output gears
5) Shifting different gears
6) Upshifting without using the clutch