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September 16, 2005, 09:00 AM

I have been having some problems with my bike geting wabbley in lower angle turns, I have been trying to remedy it with tire pressure and pre load adj. it seems hard to find a sweet spot am I playing with the right things? is it just the road or what. Is there any way to know if I have it right or close with out going out and riding it first?


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Check your head bearings


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Has it ever been wrecked? Maybe before you got it?


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bearings are good, never wrecked.....


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'73 CL 450 (Sold)
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September 16, 2005, 10:39 AM

Could just be the way your leaning the bike. I had the same problem till I was shown what I was doing wrong when I would lean off the bike.

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September 16, 2005, 10:40 AM

Could be a lot of things... Are your tires showing abnormal wear (cupping etc...)?


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September 16, 2005, 12:19 PM

very slight cupping but I tend to enjoy it and burn a little rubber now and again at stoplights. That said the tire is a bit flat topped (I already have the replacement in the gradge thus the tire burning) I have read alot of books about angle and how to lean but I will try moving around a bit and see if that helps.


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'09 KX450F - VCHSS 29F
'85 ZL-900 Eliminator
'01 Ninja 250 (Sold)
'06 636 (Sold)
'99 ZX-6R (Sold)
'94 Ninja 250 (Sold)
'99 YZ-250 (Sold)
'73 CL 450 (Sold)
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