Originally Posted by Sydneysider
The screeching really lets us know the gearbox internals are shredding away if it goes on long enough.. ouch!
I'm not sure that's really true. I got one bike that screams away for thousands of miles but has never been greased. I think they welded the cover screws in.
Still going strong though.
Unlike 4 stroke gearboxes that have a tendency to self destruct no matter what you do.