Bypass can be done at the clutch switch connector further down the line at the main wiring loom behind the headlight. You will need to remove the windscreen and headlight unit to gain good access. Then you should see something like this image if you have and Adventure (SE, SM, and SD are slightly different locations. See the Repair Manual):
Jumper the brown and yellow wires together.
This will make the ECU think that the clutch lever is pulled back constantly. On 950's this will have the effect of allowing you to start the bike in gear, with the sidestand down without pulling the clutch in.