Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Maleny, Queensland, Australia
It seems to happen on all bikes I've owned and the only thing they share in common is the use of sliding dog mechanisms where the gears always stay in mesh and the change of ratio is done by dogs on the side of the gear engaging in slots on the gear alongside.
Maybe the shifter forks jam in the shifter cam drum during a sudden stop but all brands seem prone to the condition.
2005 DL 650 - 118,500km
1972 Suzuki T350 - about 105,000 miles (including 2 Castrol 6 Hour Races)
1982 Honda CX500EC - 260,500km
All owned from new