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Bike shimmy's around corners at higher speeds.

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There are a bunch of aftermarket solutions to this it is the swingarm flexing at high speeds even in sweepers. see true track and the likes install one of these and it will go away.

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If the first post doesn't fix it, try this: Worn tires, bent rims, wheel alignment, swingarm bearings, bad rear shocks, oil low or never changed in front forks. And BTW, that bike is not made to haul *** around corners. It's NOT a SuperGlide Sport or FXRS-HP! You didn't say how fast you were going when it shimmys. But if it's normal speeds you do have a problem.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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Check the specs on your axle nuts, u may have to much bearing play or just possibly need a balancing

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