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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-12-2015, 09:22 AM Thread Starter
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Simple question...

Does the RC 51 have steering stops like on newer model bikes? A friend of mine installed new steering stops on his 899 duck, another talked about the steering stops on his RSV4. He looked at my bike and said "Where the f*&# are your steering stops?!"

I did just purchase a Scott's Steering Damper but I know these are 2 different things. Damper helps smooth out the steering/wobble, the stops are supposed to prevent it from steering too far left or right.

I looked at the manual, and parts diagrams and could see a part or part number referencing a steering stop of any sort.
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I never looked for the steering stops, but the forks/stem will only turn so far left or right before it touches the frame blocking any further movement. Just try turning the handlebars, you'll see what I mean.
I always referred to it as lock to lock cause that's the term I learned years ago.
I run a Scotts steering damper too.

John, 2000 RC51 #000100

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They're at the bottom clamp.
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