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I swapped out my springs/oil last Thursday and it had been off center since then.

The axle itself seems to be INSIDE the right fork if you're sitting on the bike, it should be flush on it. Someone pointed out to me today that it is actually off center in the forks. The thing that confuses me about this is that the brakes are working fine even with the tire off center.

The right fork might be a little bowed perhaps, but I had the bike up to 120 on a ride today and it seemed to track fine and did fine through all the corners, but it is obviously off center.

Anyone know what to do in this situation?
 

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Not sure but it sounds to me that you may have one of the lowers rotated 180 degrees out. I sure would not be riding until I figured it out.
 

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If you're referring to the lower part of the fork, they are both rotated in the right direction, otherwise the brake calipers wouldn't go on.

This sucks. :mad: Thanks though, it was worth checking.
 

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You are correct, I thought of that later. I cant figure it out as there are no spacers to get wrong.
 

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hmmm...something seems amiss on my front end I just reassembled...I'll just wind her up to 120 and see how she does....



Whaaaaa?????
 

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Post a photo.

...and "not riding" may be recommendable until you find out if you have a problem or not. You only have two tires, if one is at risk, that isn't good.
 

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Loosen the pinch bolt on the right fork leg, use a front stand to take the wheel off the ground and set it back down again. Bounce the forks a couple of times, lift it back up and tighten the pinch bolt. It should line everything up properly.
 

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alan, good point. that what you normally can do on most bikes (dirt bikes are more common i think) to line them up properly.
 

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I do that every time I change the front wheel, which is pretty often since I race and frequently switch tires/rims.
 
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