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Old 06-04-2013, 02:25 PM   #100
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Originally Posted by gefr View Post

I Like this:

And the steering stops...

The factory set the steering stops wide out for shipping purposes I suspect. That contributes to an extremely exaggerated wide turning radius. By adjusting the steering head stops down to just before the bars hit the side fairings, you gain a much greater turning angle... for a more agile feel on the bike. It made a huge difference and boost in fun factor/ confidence for me. I got that info from here and this savvy community( thanks Geo!!!).


I did not know these could be adjusted! I did not like the very limited turning radius my moto had. I have adjusted them in a bit, plus balanced them since they were not the same. My bars won't hit the fairing due to risers, how far can the bolts be adjusted in? How much is too much? Is there a correct amount? I assume the more they are screwed in the worse tank slapper you could have!
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