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Offline ijinak

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Bouncy front end.
« on: May 23, 2019, 03:55:37 PM »
After an accident (caused by loose spokes) my front wheel was replaced, and it now is quite bouncy under 40 mph. The shop has looked at it and it's balanced perfectly. I can only think the wheel is out of true? It's going in again today to check....really annoying. It's the same tyre so it's not that :187:

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Re: Bouncy front end.
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2019, 05:23:46 PM »
Yup!
Untrue rim sounds like a probable root cause.

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Re: Bouncy front end.
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Offline Will Morgan

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Re: Bouncy front end.
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2019, 07:29:17 PM »
Could be incorrectly re-fitted tyre? Had similar problem once when a tyre's beads were not sitting 100% right in the rim. Only a slightly eccentric bead felt like an oval wheel! Simple solution was deflate tyre, break beads & re-inflate.

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Re: Bouncy front end.
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2019, 03:06:18 PM »
Put the bike on center stand with some weight on the pillion seat. Front wheel off the ground and spin the wheel. Chances are you’ll see the wobble if there is one. 
Just a thought.

 


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