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#131365 - 04/10/16 06:17 AM Wobble & weave
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#131367 - 04/10/16 07:39 AM Re: Wobble & weave [Re: Paul49]
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Hi Paul,

by the cringe!

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#131383 - 04/11/16 05:59 AM Re: Wobble & weave [Re: Paul49]
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Hi Reggie, The best riders are those who eat the most pies eh.

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#131384 - 04/11/16 07:01 AM Re: Wobble & weave [Re: Paul49]
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Hi Paul,

what a cracking image, love it!

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#132605 - 06/13/16 10:42 PM Re: Wobble & weave [Re: Paul49]
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As a new street rider, I found this to be very informative. Thanks for sharing. I don't, however, plan on going much faster than 65/100 on my XT225 (or any motorcycle, for that matter).


Edited by cogitech (06/13/16 10:44 PM)
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#132612 - 06/14/16 02:23 PM Re: Wobble & weave [Re: Paul49]
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Interesting. Good thing they've come a long way with understanding the geometry and how/why it happens. Laying forward eliminates the wobble because it puts more weight on the front tire. That was the counter-intuitive thing they told us during track days, if the bike starts to head shake, get further up on the front.
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