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I could go one better than that when I had a 3.8 S-type Jaguar 1965.
The 3.8 had massive torque, I could put it in gear on a level road, press the starter whilst in first gear and move off then do clutchless gear changes all the way up to 4th, (only 4 gears) then go into overdrive.
It would also on a level road go through all the gears on tickover.
Don't know if you ride a M/cycle ,but with most, including mine, you can do clutchless gearchanges as fast as a paddle gear change car.
It's quite easy, accelarate hard, put slight up pressure on the gearchange lever before you want to change up then when your ready for the next gear quickly ease off the throttle about a quarter of an inch and immediatly give it full accelaration again, there is no pause in the accelaration when you change gear if you do that, there's no way you can change down like that though.
A problem well stated is a problem half solved !
Currently in davesss's garage:
2002 Laguna Sports Tourer 1.8 Dynamique Moondust VF1KGOB, Fiat Siecento Micheal Schumaker, Kawasaki KLE M/Cycle and a cheap Mountain Bike.