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Old 03-04-2012, 11:04 AM   #21
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Joined: Feb 2009
Location: City of the Angels
Oddometer: 1,540
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!!!).
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