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Old 07-28-2012, 09:13 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by BuiltnotBought View Post
Thanks! So then maybe this shaking is just something I will get used to and learn with experience how to avoid that "un-sweet" spot. I'm really looking forward to riding this thing some more!
Is it bad enough that you can't make it stop?

Mine tries to wag at around 25 mph, but it stops doing it pretty as you please if I hold the bars a little tighter.

Back when I was talking to Claude about hooking the Velorex to the Hawk, he said that if you have tapered roller bearings in your steering head (but /not/ ball bearings), you can tighten the steering head down a little more than you're supposed to and it'll take care of the head-shake. Without having to install a steering damper.
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