Front wheel bounce


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Front wheel bounce

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What are the possible causes of this ? Tire is in good condition but older.


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Re: Front wheel bounce

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Out of balance, is the usual suspect.
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Re: Front wheel bounce

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Broken belts?
Not seated on rim?
Bad bearings?
Had a 21 inch wheel/tire mounted at a dealer once. Bad bounce. 23 inch tube does not go in 21 inch right.
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Bent rim possibly, easy to check that though.
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Re: Front wheel bounce

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As mentioned, the tire is the leading suspect. Next thing to check would be fork oil, it's one of those things that gets overlooked all too often and for the price and effort involved it's well worth changing just in case.


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