Originally Posted by Kabigon
What I am saying is that the pre-selection for the next gear often takes place immediately before the gear change. This does not contradict the manual.
FWIW, I have logged the "internal" gear selection and I often monitor it in real time. I'll post a log in the next few days.
I wasn't saying that it did contradict the manual, I was saying that it was more than the manual had to say on the subject and therefore the manual needed updating.
I'd be very interested to see the data, as it does not appear to be available elsewhere.