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Re: PC800: Repair Experience
Written by rahardy on 8/1/2004 at 08:33 pm

There is nothing wrong with a PC that shakes when you take your hands from the
bars. They all do that. They won't all do it all of the time; my experience
has been that the road surface has the most to do with it. This was thoroughly
aired on this list 8-10 years ago.
Richard
----- Original Message -----
From: Darren
To: ipcrc@yahoogroups.com ; Rachel Adamec
Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 10:24 PM
Subject: Re: PC800: Repair Experience

I had the same problem with my 91 wing. If I took my hands off the handlebars
at less than 30 mph it would shake. Not that bad but the first time scared me a
bit. It never happened at higher speeds. Fast forward to my 98 PC and it
happened on this bike also but I couldn't believe how fast the shake
accelerates! Also it seems to happens all the way up to 55 mph. I just keep
one hand on the bars all the time. I know this sounds odd but I find it gives
my arms a rest to ride with my arms crossed for short periods. The PC is
unbelievably easy to steer with your weight in comparison to my wing. Keep in
mind we have very little traffic on our highway in Canada.

Darren




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mojoalso
8/1/2004, 05:24 am
Re: PC800: Repair Experience
I had the same problem with my 91 wing. If I took my hands off the handlebars at less than 30 mph it would shake. Not that bad but the first time scared me a bit. It never happened at higher speeds. Fast forward to my 98 PC and it happened on

    rahardy
    8/1/2004, 08:33 pm
    Re: PC800: Repair Experience
    There is nothing wrong with a PC that shakes when you take your hands from the bars. They all do that. They won't all do it all of the time; my experience has been that the road surface has the most to do with it. This was thoroughly aired on

    wkaufmann2000
    8/3/2004, 07:11 pm
    Re: PC800: Repair Experience
    Warren schrieb: ....... Since I installed the new Dunlop, no > more shimmy, at all for thousands of miles. Based on that I > personally think it is the tires that contribute the most to that > problem........ >

      slucop1
      8/3/2004, 07:21 pm
      Re: PC800: Repair Experience
      Wolfgang, gut, von Ihnen zu h?ren. Ihre Pfosten sind wenige und weit zwischen. Wenn Sie ?berhaupt hierhin kommen, habe ich 98, die Sie reiten k?nnen. I'm, das versucht, es f?r einen Fl?gel zu handeln, aber, bis ich I'll Gebrauch es tue, an zu

    rider_of_whirby
    8/3/2004, 07:28 pm
    Re: PC800: Repair Experience
    My experience has been that a new front tire tire fixes the shimmy for about half the tread life. On another bike replacing the steering head bearing fixed the shimmy, no matter how worn the front tire. Still trying to find my tuit (the ro