Originally Posted by CycleDoc59
It's not unusual to have spokes get loose; I've seen it happen on metric cruisers too.
When antique-type wheels are used on modern bikes, frequent pre-flight checks
are wise. Be happy the wheels are new, after a few months the spoke nipples rust
and no adjustment is possible.... Spoke wheels are best left to dirt bikes where their
flexibility is an asset.
Thanks for the tip. I've been riding 41 years, a mechanic for decades. I STRONGLY DISAGREE that loose spokes are not uncommon. Maybe the steaming piles that get dragged into a repair shop, but not without GOOD REASON.
Too much is just barely enough.....
2007 Tiger 1050
2005 Royal Star Tour DeLuxe
1973 Yamaha TX750 1984 Yamaha RZ350
1974 Norton 850 Commando Roadster