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Old 06-19-2010, 06:41 PM   #1
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WolfMan X-Carry on my X Challange.

So, In getting ready for a week long DS ride in SW Colorado, I purchased the Wolfman X Carry which mounts above the headlight. I love this little extra bit of space along with my tang bag.

But... when packed up, it make my bike oversteer really bad, kinda like the opposite of a steering damper. I tries to go where it wants to go.. I'm thinking I'm gonna have to take it off.

I did loosen up the rear shock a little and it seamed to help a little.........

Any ideas?????
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Old 06-19-2010, 08:57 PM   #2
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Are you talking about this small bag above my headlight?


I take mine on & off regularly and I don't notice any difference in handling, but I also don't have the stock air shock.
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Old 06-20-2010, 07:06 AM   #3
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Yep, thats the one.

And I don't have the stock air shock either, got a Wilbers.
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:30 AM   #4
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How much weight do you have in it? I would think as you approach 10+ pounds it would be pretty noticeable. Maybe move the heavier stuff to the tank bag (if you haven't already).
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:14 AM   #5
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Sell it. I didn't like the feel either, and I recently sold my carryall. I'm not sure what you are running on the back but check out the giant loop mojavi. It looks like the perfect bag for day trips.
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Old 06-20-2010, 10:18 AM   #6
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I have one and I feel no difference with it mounted, How do you have it strapped on?
I have about 4K miles with it, never take it off.
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Old 06-20-2010, 01:28 PM   #7
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I have one and I feel no difference with it mounted, How do you have it strapped on?
I have about 4K miles with it, never take it off.
I strapped it on just as the instructions said to. I got 10 lbs or less in it.

I give a diffinant different feeling. Kind of an oversteer, 'man I need a stablizer bad' feeling.

All I know to do is to lighten it up a little and play with the front tire preasure and the rear shock adjustment.
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Old 06-20-2010, 04:13 PM   #8
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Out of curiosity, what do you have in it?
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