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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-18-2019, 03:00 PM Thread Starter
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Vaquero steering issue

What would cause my bike to veer to the right when I take my hands off of the bars? Tire out of balance?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-19-2019, 04:27 AM
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I would check thewheel alignment. Front and rear.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-19-2019, 06:59 PM
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In my experience most often it's due to uneven distribution of weight in the bags. That said, my voyager did the same thing off the showroom floor w/ empty bags. Techs said all normal and to use both hands....

Initially I chalked it up to the weight of the exhaust header pipes but the rear wheel was ultimately slightly out of alignment. It went away after I realigned the wheel when I fixed the over-tightened drive belt.

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