V-star 950 Front Tire Wobbles & SHAKE when take hands off Bars
I have a 2009 V-Star 950 and I have been reading up on this issue. I never noticed this before and I take my hands off every now and then while riding.
NOTE**My bike got rear ended last month while I was stopped (car wasn't going too fast) and I just got it back from the shop.
When I'm riding and take off both hands from the grips at 30-45 MPH (don't know the exact MPH?) the front tire starts to wobble and after a few seconds I need to grab the bars to get control of it.
Checked front pressure, it was at 25 lbs., LOW, so I added air up to 37 PSI and took it out tonight for a test ride.
However, the front tire and handlebars were still wobbling. It doesn't do it ALL the time, EVERY single time I take my hands OFF the grips, but at certain speeds, etc. it does it, and, I NEVER HAD THIS HAPPEN BEFORE?
While my bike was getting repaired ($2,300) at the shop, I got them to add my OEM Yamaha HARD BAGS I bought off a forum member. I doubt that is it, but maybe the additional DRAG made me notice it?
I read something about adjusting and or tightening the steering stem, BUT not sure what to do? I know their is a LARGE single NUT Below the ignition, do I check and tighten this?
Not sure if this is even the issue? Also was told it could be the front tire that is unevenly worn, or unbalanced? It makes me uncomfortable as I like the bike to be smooth. I don't notice ANYTHING when riding normal, but something isn't right.
Should I take it to dealer and try to get them to fix it as part of the wreck? SINCE it never did this before? If it's an easy fix, I'd like to just fix it myself, but it is bothering me and I am slightly concerned eek:
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