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Most of the corners on my track are 2nd gear, and when I shift to 3rd the front pops up a bit and the I start getting a wobble... NOT a tank slapper, jest the beginning of one.
I just ride it out, but its unsettling.

Tried playing with the settings, but not luck so far. Is the lack of high speed and low speed damping an issue?

Anyone one facing similar issues and found a way to make it work?

Thanks!
 

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Most of the corners on my track are 2nd gear, and when I shift to 3rd the front pops up a bit and the I start getting a wobble... NOT a tank slapper, jest the beginning of one.
I just ride it out, but its unsettling.

Tried playing with the settings, but not luck so far. Is the lack of high speed and low speed damping an issue?

Anyone one facing similar issues and found a way to make it work?

Thanks!

From the sounds of it something in your suspension isn’t dialed in right ..... what does your suspension settings look like ? Did you stiffen up the steering damper ?? Mine is dialed in great . I never get any head shake at all.
 

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From the sounds of it something in your suspension isn’t dialed in right ..... what does your suspension settings look like ? Did you stiffen up the steering damper ?? Mine is dialed in great . I never get any head shake at all.
You are right. Thanks.

On acceleration, the back was too soft as I took a lot of preload off.

So when I gas up, the back 'squats' for want of a better word. and its not a wobble, just my hands not keeping the bars straight.

Added more compression, and I'm trying to focus on keeping my hands a bit firmer on exit. As usually I leave them reasonably loose through the corner.

Thanks for the help

God, this bike is a too fast for me when you want to push it!
Ride it slow and steady like a 600 and the times are great!
 

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You are right. Thanks.

On acceleration, the back was too soft as I took a lot of preload off.

So when I gas up, the back 'squats' for want of a better word. and its not a wobble, just my hands not keeping the bars straight.

Added more compression, and I'm trying to focus on keeping my hands a bit firmer on exit. As usually I leave them reasonably loose through the corner.

Thanks for the help

God, this bike is a too fast for me when you want to push it!
Ride it slow and steady like a 600 and the times are great!
Also, remember if you grip the bars too tightly any shake or wobble you have will be increased by over tightening on the bars .... you want to grip firmly but not too tight and actually allow the bike to correct itself when you get a bit of head shake . It’s always that fine line of not having the damper to loose as to not control the shake or too tight to not be able to steer the bike easily ... good luck . Also I have the great setup for the S suspension depending on how much you weigh . Let me know if your interested .
 

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Also, remember if you grip the bars too tightly any shake or wobble you have will be increased by over tightening on the bars .... you want to grip firmly but not too tight and actually allow the bike to correct itself when you get a bit of head shake . It’s always that fine line of not having the damper to loose as to not control the shake or too tight to not be able to steer the bike easily ... good luck . Also I have the great setup for the S suspension depending on how much you weigh . Let me know if your interested .



I'd like to hear what suspension settings you use for the track. I'm around 170 lbs with gear
 

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I'd like to hear what suspension settings you use for the track. I'm around 170 lbs with gear
Being 170lbs with gear I would say the Dave moss settings for street would be a great place to start for you as far as track settings go . It would be a great base setup to start from . If you have a GoPro and a zip tie you should be able to dial in the front very easily with minimal time/effort ... I would run a session on the track and film the front end . If it’s starting to bottom out I would increase the compression by a chick or two and film it again. You want your front fork to obviously be working in the mid stroke of the suspension travel and not bottoming on you . Where is your bike set to right now ?
 

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Also, remember if you grip the bars too tightly any shake or wobble you have will be increased by over tightening on the bars .... you want to grip firmly but not too tight and actually allow the bike to correct itself when you get a bit of head shake . It’s always that fine line of not having the damper to loose as to not control the shake or too tight to not be able to steer the bike easily ... good luck . Also I have the great setup for the S suspension depending on how much you weigh . Let me know if your interested .
I would definitely be interested. Thanks!
 

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I’ve had mine up to 190 mph. Zero head shake or wobbles. Other than the wind trying to pry my hands off the bars it was as smooth as 60mph.
 

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Most of the corners on my track are 2nd gear, and when I shift to 3rd the front pops up a bit and the I start getting a wobble... NOT a tank slapper, jest the beginning of one.
I just ride it out, but its unsettling.

Tried playing with the settings, but not luck so far. Is the lack of high speed and low speed damping an issue?

Anyone one facing similar issues and found a way to make it work?

Thanks!
I have a 2020 V4R with about 60k in parts on it. Including the Rotobox Bullet Wheels. Today I got head shake over 150 through 177+. I didn't like it at all. Can't imagine what's causing it. I did dial up the steering damper but it was still there.

Also, my clutch wouldn't disengage at low speed to allow neutral. That just happened. I have almost 600 miles on it. Other than that... NO issues. It's extremely stable leaned over at high speed (with Michelin Cup 2s), but in a straight line wide open over 160+, the head shake comes into play.

I'll get the dealer to look into and get back to you.

Also recall on gear sensor. Guess when the bike is hot there is an issue.
 
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