Originally Posted by Since-I'z-4
I have put about 5,000 miles on my "new" W 650, & have been coping all that time with a rather violent front end shake. It happens between 30 - 50 mph when I either have no hands on the bars, or I have a very light touch on the bars.
Anyone else having this problem? The bike had about 5,800 miles on it when I got it about 6 months ago - It's in really nice shape & I believe it has been fairly maintained...
I've put on new tires, lower bars, moved my luggage around (I always ride with some kind of load) - still the same from end shake???
Thanks for any Idears...
Sounds like a typical coast down wobble.
1st check/tighten steering head bearings so that when the front end falls to the stops it does not bounce.
2nd try different tire pressure since the front tire acts as a damper for this kind of wobble.