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Low speed wobble... interesting
Steering head bearing I just had to tighten mine with 8,000 miles on it. Took the wobble out.
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#31 12-30-2007, 06:24 PM,
No doubt about it, insufficient preloading on the steering head bearing can cause wobbles. But even with properly tensioned head bearings a worn tire can cause them too.
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#32 12-30-2007, 07:22 PM,
tricky Wrote:Goldwing Owners Manual

Page 4 Paragraph 6

Keep both hands on the handlebars and both feet on the footpegs while riding.

Oddly the Ontario motorcycle handbook tells us to give hand signals, this, at the time the motorcycle is more prone to handle bar shake. For example slowing down to make a turn. Fortunately the maker thought it wise to include flashing turn signals Smile

i totally agree.. my GL also woobles if i release both hands off the handlebar at mid speeds.. but that doesn't bother me at all because i am not a showoff that likes to ride with no hands o.o i think its dangerous cuz even if the bike wouldn't wobble, a stone, a hole or any imperfection on the road could get my ass on the ground and i dont want that :cry:
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#33 12-30-2007, 07:31 PM,
I get a wobble whenever I steer with my feet. Why is that?
#34 12-30-2007, 07:39 PM,
Your flip flops are flopping.
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#35 12-30-2007, 07:39 PM,
You sure they're not flipping?
#36 12-30-2007, 07:46 PM,
Depends on which way the handlebar turns first when the wobble begins.
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#37 12-30-2007, 07:50 PM,
RustyTheDog Wrote:I get a wobble whenever I steer with my feet. Why is that?

You may need a pedicure, toenails might be off balance.
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#38 01-02-2008, 09:52 AM,
Hay guys.Just remember them famous words from our good Friend Little Johnny as he learned to ride his new bike.

LOOK MA No Feet........LOOK MA NO Hands......LOOK Ma >>>NO TEETH!!! :wink:
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#39 01-02-2008, 11:45 AM,

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