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Anyone ever get a wobble from the front wheel when taking off from a dead stop or as your about to come to a stop? Lasts for about a second and then goes away but it's pretty bad wobble for that split second.
 

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Is your axel spacers loading your bearings right? Is it a spoke wheel? Are the spokes tight? I don't think this is it but did you set fall away on your front end. tim
 

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Yea, I have the fall away set. And it's a mag wheel. But what do you mean by axle spacers loading my bearings? You mean my spacers set properly?
 

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Some problems that I've seen that caused a low speed wobble were brenneled (sp?) neck races on a couple of bikes and a bad tire (sat flat for a year) on another customers bike.
As far as setting fall away, I wouldn't think the factory method would work on a bike that was raked and/or had an extended front end.
What bike are you working on?
 

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Between the bearing inside the hub is the spacer. No rake on this bike. Tire is brand new and is seated perfectly on the rim. Took it out for a run today and tried every type of riding there is and it only does it at about 1mph. The rest of the time it's fine.

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I sometimes get a low speed wobble but it is when I am going really slow, creeping. It usually happens when I 'm coming up to a light that I don't want to stop for, like on an incline so I slow down well ahead and just creep up. But the light dosen't turn when expected and I keep holding out hope that it will. At this point there is usually a running dialogue in my head that goes "jesus fucking christ would you just go green you goddamn cocksucker" and at that point I will get a wobble. I 've had it happen in stop and go traffic when the clutch is hot as balls and I just want to keep a slow creep but the motherfucker in front of me keeps jamming on his brakes. I got a dialogue for that too but it is much the same as above except for a few different explitives describing the cunt in front of me and the overall traffic situation.

I always chocked it up to loss of cintrifugal force and the bike just wanting to fall over. Like she's tired and wants to take a nap. That and pilot error. I have found a cure for some of it. It's called a brake down lane and a fistfull of throttle usually followed by grabbing gears and repeat.

If this is not what you are referring to then oh well. I tried.

Sean.
 
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