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Hi there. i have a 2005 injected fxdwg. it had been sitting for about 18months when i got it and had only 4500k on the clock. when going round especially a left hand turn at speeds about 100k or more the whole bike seems to wobble. to the point of nearly loosing control. any suggestions? Autumn

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You might try stiffening the rear shocks just a bit. If they're set too soft, they will start to compress and rebound while in the turn. When you're leaning into a turn this compression and rebound translates into what I call a "hobby horse" wobble in that the bike feels like it is not only going side to side but up and down at the same time. Also, with the wide spacing of the front forks, a fork brace would help tremendously. Check your tire pressure as well. Also, check your engine alignment in the frame. It's best to let a dealer or someone who is familiar with the procedure do this. I hope this helps your problem.

Good Luck
Steve

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