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post #1 of 5 Old 11-29-2012, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
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as some of you know i was in a bit of a crash a couple months back, something on the front end is out of alignment and as i have not messed with the front end was wondering if anyone could throw me an idea on where to start. the problem is the wheel is out of line with the handlebars, i have checked everything and nothing is bent or out of place, it seems to me the forks just need to be turned a bit. anywho if anyone has any info on this i could use it before i go in and start unbolting things i don't need to to figure it all out.

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Probably the forks are just twisted in the lower triple clamps. Loosen the lower fork clamps, give a little shake to the front wheel then re tighten.
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its sure seems that way, like i said nothing is bent that i can see it everything lines up but the tire, its cocked to the side a bit.

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Hey Scrapper,

I watched your video (in fact I made my whole family watch it!), and it seemed to me your handlebars took it pretty hard... I'm sure you've looked at them, but sometimes it's hard to tell how bent they might actually be till you put them on something straight like a table. I used to go thru alot of bars on my bmx'er. I finally ponied up for the pro bars... then I broke the frame in three places on the same jump... Just a thought.

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ill take another close look at em, they are upgraded from the aluminum stock ones, i got steel ones because i had the wind blow it over during a dust storm here and it bent the stock ones all to crap. lol

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