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Hi all,

Bikes been off the road for seven weeks while the forks were serviced, and now I've reinstalled them the steering feels odd at slow speed.

The only way I can describe it, is it feels a bit like the front tyre is flat, and I have to constantly correct to hold a straight line.

This was my first test ride since re installing the forks, and had a quick once over when I got back. I set the forks at the standard height (one ring from the top) suspension settings have all been checked and are all ok. The only thing I missed was putting the brake hoses in the clips on the front mud guard.

Tyre pressures are all fine: 30psi front and 32psi rear

Any ideas?

Mods: Erion Cans, flapper valve system removed, PAIR removed, Turn One airbox, PCIII usb with custom map

130.8 Bhp & 76.7 Ft/lb torque @ the wheel

I live with fear everyday........but sometimes she lets me race!
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Are you using this bike on the track?
If not, those pressures seem a might low for the street.
Try upping the pressures a bit and see if the vague steering goes away.
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Are you using this bike on the track?
If not, those pressures seem a might low for the street.
Try upping the pressures a bit and see if the vague steering goes away.
Hi Sub,

I only use the bike on the street. What pressures would you recommend?

Thanks

Mods: Erion Cans, flapper valve system removed, PAIR removed, Turn One airbox, PCIII usb with custom map

130.8 Bhp & 76.7 Ft/lb torque @ the wheel

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At least 34-36 psi!
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As stated above, more air in the front.
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At least 34-36 psi!

35 psi front 36 rear, seems to have pretty much dialed out the vague steering, though there is still a tiny hint of vagueness at very slow speeds......but I can live with that!

Cheers for all the pointers chaps

Mods: Erion Cans, flapper valve system removed, PAIR removed, Turn One airbox, PCIII usb with custom map

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Glad you found the problem and it was a minor adjustment!
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