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Old 06-26-2013, 06:10 PM   #21
D-Man
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is your rim bent?
I don't think so. I can rev it on the center stand and see the rim staying straight and true, but the surface and motion of the tire isn't at all smooth (doesn't look quite "round" enough, if you know what I mean. I can hear it put more stress on the motor than it should when I brake the rear wheel hard (on the stand), due to excessive vibration. I should've known not to trust the guy who mounted it. It was some kid, couldn't have been more than 16 or so, whom I could tell hadn't been on the job long . Gonna take it back to the shop and demand somebody else in the shop, hopefully with much more experience, re-do it. If that doesn't work, I'll find an actual MC shop, and take it to them. And then I'll have learned my lesson, hopefully.
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