Yep. I tend to be a bit OCD sometimes, and I don't remember it spinning like that before laying her down so I spent an hour or two fiddling with the clutch cable and release arm before I tried every variation under the sun two or three times before giving up on that dream. But, then I shifted mental gears into trying to get it so shifting didn't sound so clunky. It's still clunky, but not so bad. I think I'm going to drill the basket someday soon to see if that helps(the clutch plates looked pretty damned dry to me when we took it apart the other day).
While working on that though, I noticed the idle was erratic, and I noticed a bit of smoke coming out from under near the front of the seat. Looks like either the mechanic I took it to to have a new rear tire put on didn't put one of the nuts back on for the exhaust from the engine, or it rattled off somehow. I haven't found a replacement yet. I'll probably deal with it this weekend.
Also, the left ear duct was popped out of the surge tank, but I fiddled with that until I got it all mounted up good enough. The petcock has a little bit of a leak so I'm going to end up taking that apart to see what the deal is there.
Finally, I've noticed a little bit of oil leaking, but I haven't pinpointed where it's coming from yet.
"An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field." - Niels Bohr