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Finally...... 2 Months, 1 Week ago  
.....Got out for a ride tonight!.....after putting new shoes, brakes and a few other goodies on, I also repack the neck bearings. It pass the flop test and no wabbles when I let go of the handlebars at about 50km/h.........But it does want to vear to the right all the time!?.....It never did that before!.....when I reinstalled the rear wheel I squared it up measuring from the center of the swing arm to the center of the rear axle, same as I did before!......Any ideas on what it could be? Should I check the the rear wheel for square again!?.....Thanks for any tips or info!



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Re:Finally...... 2 Months, 1 Week ago  
I would definitely check the alignment again.
 
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Re:Finally...... 2 Months, 1 Week ago  
Sounds like your rear wheel is pointing left....or your saddlebags are not balanced....or you're sitting off center.
I align mine with a string on both sides of the rear tire running forward. Then measure to see if the front tire is centered between the two strings. Once you get it aligned, you don't have to unscrew the axle adjusters next time you remove the rear wheel. You can still get the axle in.
 
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Re:Finally...... 2 Months, 1 Week ago  
Shores wrote:
Sounds like your rear wheel is pointing left....or your saddlebags are not balanced....or you're sitting off center.
I align mine with a string on both sides of the rear tire running forward. Then measure to see if the front tire is centered between the two strings. Once you get it aligned, you don't have to unscrew the axle adjusters next time you remove the rear wheel. You can still get the axle in.



Thanks guys!.......Shores,......I never even thought about the bags being unbalanced!......I'll empty them on he next ride and try that aswell!.....If its still the same I will try squaring the rear again!


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Re:Finally...... 2 Months, 1 Week ago  
Any crown in the road can cause it to want to veer some!
 
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Re:Finally...... 2 Months, 1 Week ago  
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Any crown in the road can cause it to want to veer some!

Forsure....but I tested on he same road as last season.......It went straight then.....now to the right!.....Poured rain today....hoping to figure it out on the week end!!


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Re:Finally...... 2 Months, 1 Week ago  
pinks wrote:
Questcap wrote:
Any crown in the road can cause it to want to veer some!

Forsure....but I tested on he same road as last season.......It went straight then.....now to the right!.....Poured rain today....hoping to figure it out on the week end!!
Perry


When I have this concern, I ride on the left side of the road when no one is coming to see how the bike behaves.
 
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