steering stablizer

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  1. Cachee0

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    I find the 600rr to very twitchy light to lean heavy to bring up which is compeletly the oposite of my 748. Today was the first time under heavy braking in a corner the bike stood up instead of staying leaned over. So will a steering stablizer help? I found a web site that has a Ohlins instock. The bike is perfect power and braking wise. Just need to be a little more stable in the corners.
     
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    so you're disappointed that your bike is standing up under heavy braking in a corner? why the fuck were you braking heavily in a corner in the first place? all bikes will do that, but it isn't a good idea to brake hard in a corner, due to how easy it is to use up your traction.

    a steering damper will keep you from having a tank slapper, won't do much else other than make low speed stuff a bit more difficult.
     
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    Adjust the suspension before you buy a steering damper.
     
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    learning to ride safely ftw
     
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    fixed
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    I was fly around a corner and needed to slow up really fast. A dog ran across the road. And have yet to have my Ducati stand up on me during a corner under hard braking.
     
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    I ride fine:mamoru:
     
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    Ok i'm listen school me?
     
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    A steering stabalizer will not stop your bike from 'standing up' in that condition.
     
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    I know this just trying to make it less twitchy
     
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    :o I suggest requesting information from someone who knows more on the subject.
     
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    Ever time I go I start to pay someone to diel my shit in I start spending big money on upgrades. I don't want to bother with that.
     
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    Search the bike forums, or start tweaking the compression/rebound settings on your forks and see how the bike's handling responds. If you don't like the way it behaves you can always reset it to the factory settings.
     
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    A steering stabalizer will only help with head shake and vibration during a turn.

    If you're braking during a turn and staying leaned then you're begging for a low side. If you need to brake during a turn, you should only LIGHTLY tap the rear brake and expect the bike to straighten out. If you have to stop in a hurry in a turn, then straighten the bike, then use the front and rear brake. NEVER use the front brake in a turn unless you straighten out the bike.

    Or you could always drive safely on the street. If you're flying around corners then you better expect to crash. You never know what will be around that corner on the street. If you feel the need to drive like an ass, take it to the track.
     
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    i nearly got chills when i read, "heavy breaking in corners." *cough*highside*cough*


    seriously, take some advice from riders, or get hurt.
     
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    Your full of shit
     
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    Do you ride really do you and what do you ride????
     
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    braking in corners = really bad
     
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    squid?
     
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    I Agree but when your forced to slow down you do what you have to.
     
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    Wrong
     
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    nga speaks the troof
     
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    Why don't you dial in the suspension in yourself? Get a friend to spot you while you setup.
     
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    I really hope I don't read your obituary in the paper because you did something stupid on the street. It would look bad for all sportbike riders.
     
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    Let just be very honest here for one min. Are you going to claim you never went over the speed limit or done anything that would increase you chances of getting hurt on the street? Do you even ride something?? I was not doing anything stupid. I was only 5 miles over the posted limit. A FUCK BIG SHAGGY DOG RAN ACROSS THE ROAD. I did not crash and had control of my bike.


    Now shut the fuck up and grow some balls.
     

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