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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 04:10 PM Thread Starter
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Pulling Issue

VTX1300S, just bought, pulls to the left when in 1st gear, is this normal??
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 05:25 PM
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Nope. Look for uneven tire wear, rear wheel alignment, overall bike balance, stearing head problems, and frame damage. Edit: also could be swing arm bushings.

You could also be unconsciously leaning the bike, which would be less noticeable at speed.

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Only in first Gear? How many miles on the tires? Are your handlebars aligned correctly?
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