Airhead rake & trail

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by jbcaddy, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. jbcaddy

    jbcaddy Long timer

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    Anyone know what the rake and trail is? I'm guessing that they are all the same, but it is a '71 R75/5 if it makes any difference. Thanks, Jan
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  2. jbcaddy

    jbcaddy Long timer

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    Hmmmmm, doesn't anyone know what the fork rake and wheel trail is? :huh I'm thinking about changing the forks and would like to know what the stock geometry is.
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  3. woodgrain

    woodgrain In-Dented Savant

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    Easily available on the net. 27 degrees of rake and 3.5 inches of trail on a BMW R75/5. Hope this helps in your search for handling Nirvana...

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  4. woodgrain

    woodgrain In-Dented Savant

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    Further research shows 28 degees of rake on /6 bikes with the aformentioned 3.5 inches of trail.:deal

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  5. jbcaddy

    jbcaddy Long timer

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    thanks for the info. JB
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