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Old 11-21-2010, 10:29 PM
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I've been riding for 3months in my 06 and every once in awhile when I really get on it and rev high in the rpm band my front wheel wobbles. Its not like bad or out of control but it does scare the **** outta me sometimes lol. The speed doesnt seem to matter I've had it happed right off the line and ive had it happen at as high as 120 when I kicked up. Why does this happen? What can I do to stop it? Thanks everyone
 
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Old 11-21-2010, 10:37 PM
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its prolly coming off the ground a little bit, it is a sportbike-dampers correct this issue, as does a tighter grip or simply shifting your weight more to the front of the bike ie-scooting forward a lil more on the seat-that alone will change EVERYTHING when it comes to the wheel going off the ground
 
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Old 11-21-2010, 10:40 PM
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How hard are you jammin on it? At what RPM range? And what sort of bike?
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 07:59 AM
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here see answers.com def. speed wobble.... my guess that the higher rpm is causing your "frequency or vibration" and causing speed wobble... (even at lower speeds)

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_do_you..._speed_wobbles

the only reason i disagree with vangil is because ive never had this happen to me at 135lbs. idk what you weight but i weight but its prolly safe to say your not pulling a wheel

however i do agree that a damper should fix your problem.... also you could check to see it your triples or forks are unaligned/tweaked at all, or get your tires rebalanced
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 10:45 AM
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^im not saying your wrong z but im just saying that he might be scooted too far back on the seat, u prolly just have better seating position, i weigh 140 and it happend to me if i was bein lazy and sittin far back in the seat and bein to relaxed in my grip on the bike
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by vangill View Post
^im not saying your wrong z but im just saying that he might be scooted too far back on the seat, u prolly just have better seating position, i weigh 140 and it happend to me if i was bein lazy and sittin far back in the seat and bein to relaxed in my grip on the bike
Agreeing with Vangil. It has happened to me. Matters were you put your weight at.
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:55 PM
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Jesus - I must be fat.
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 01:10 PM
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Your gearing will also play a big factor
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by NateDieselF4i View Post
Jesus - I must be fat.
How big are you? I am 140lbs same vangill
 
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:41 PM
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Nates around 180 (he claims all muscle of course )I beleive.... haha idk why but him and I had a weight discussion

but like jp did say it also has to do with gearing i had stock gearing.... where as i know vangil had a different gear set up... im not sure about your krux
 

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