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Old 04-22-2013, 03:07 AM   #10
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A "tankslapper" oscillation of the handlebars is usually a loose steering head bearing issue.

On a bike that new I expect you are good to ride home without fear. But some bikes just don't take to hands off riding, so I wouldn't tempt fate by trying it every five miles.
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