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Old 05-15-2008, 07:30 PM   #1
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Front end shakes......

While I was comming home yesterday the front of my bike started to shake after around 40. I pulled over and looked at my tire but it seemed fine. My buddy came by to follow me home and said he could see the tire shake. I took a sharp turn a min or so before it happened...not really much more info, but thanks for thr help in advance MH
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:34 PM   #2
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I would just take it in and have it looked at ...ya know?
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:36 PM   #3
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yeah....just wondering if anyone had any ideas. THIS SUCKS
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:37 PM   #4
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Did you lose a weight on the wheel?

Check that air pressure too
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:43 PM   #5
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If you're talking about your front tire, it's probably worn scalloped. If you don't feel comfortable with it you'll just have to replace it there's not much that can be done for it.
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:43 PM   #6
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im thinking a weight..but i also just felt the left front brake is kinda loose gonna see if that helps
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If you can lift that front end and spin it, make sure the wheel spins freely and properly, not out of round.

if a rotor was bent it would push against the pads and cause a 'catch and loosen' feeling as it rode.

But as you mentioned, after a curve it started acting up... no impact? no bent wheel?
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:53 PM   #8
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No..didn't hit anything so I have no idea. Im just gonna take it in and let the shop look at it so I can feel good the next time I throw my leg over it. Thanks for the help..I'm gonna keep messing with it for awhile...so I'll keep checking in...Thanks again.
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can u see anywhere on the rim where it looks like u lost a wheel weight. like some glue or somethin.
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dude get it balanced make sure all the screws are on tight also air pressure.If none of this works and it still fells insecure get a stabilizer. GOOD LUCK
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Check your steering head bolt and make sure it is torqued properly.
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Start with the simple stuff; when's the last time you checked your tire pressure?
Set it at 36 psi cold.

If you're still having problems after you check that, bring it by and I'll test ride it, no charge.
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dude get it balanced make sure all the screws are on tight also air pressure.If none of this works and it still fells insecure get a stabilizer. GOOD LUCK
isnt a factory stabilizer designed to prevent wobble on 'light front wheel applications'? It should never be used as a patch...
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