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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 08-12-2013, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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slow wobble back and forth at highway speed

I had the front end off and recently put new tires on and took it out and the bike likes to slowly wobble and sometimes there is a screetching sound any ideas?
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I had the front end off and recently put new tires on and took it out and the bike likes to slowly wobble and sometimes there is a screetching sound any ideas?
Could be out of balanced tire or a slight twist in the fork tubes.

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Bend a rotor?
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I was thinking a twist in the tubes since I had them off the triple trees.
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That is possible.
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Well it isn't as noticeable now but is still there. Does it make a difference if the front brakes are off and the fork seals are gone?
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You said new front tire. Sound like it could be in the tire. May not have seated to the rim good or could be a bad tire altogether.
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I had them rebalance the tire and it runs straight as an arrow.
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The bearing for your steering head may be loose or worn. Get the bike on center stand and check for play.

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I had them out and they rolled nice and I greased them.
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