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Bike sat in the garage for the last 4 weeks while I rebuild another bike.

Riding today that rear freaking tire tried sliding out from under me at EVERY Frakking lean.

Tire pressure was at 28psi b4 take off so dumped some air in to get them at 36psi.

Into the ride she wasn't feeling right: normally takes a little effort to lean into turns but it was dumping into turns bad.

Pulled over, took air OUT of the tires and still same prob.

It feels like the tires are over inflated but there at about 32-34psi. Tires are one season old with several thou to go.

Is this a sign of a flat spot?

I have stands but their being used on the rebuild. Common GSXR commun whats up with this stupid prob?? :arsenal
 

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It was mid 50's this morning.

I've riden in colder weather and not getting that feeling. Like you said I should have felt a lump but hit 85mph and it ran smooth straight.

It would have to sit for longer then 30 days to get a flat spot right?
 

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It was mid 50's this morning.

I've riden in colder weather and not getting that feeling. Like you said I should have felt a lump but hit 85mph and it ran smooth straight.

It would have to sit for longer then 30 days to get a flat spot right?
it wont get a flat spot from sitting. my bike sat all winter long on no stands, im talking like 6 1/2 months and i dont have a flat spot. if you lock up your rear tire real good that could cause on though.
 

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Maybe its time for adjusting your suspension if you haven't been doing it from time to time. Solved some of my squirliness in turns. A big if is if you have gone out of the standard tire sizes their might be a conflict of tracking for the geometry. ry adjusting the rear end for track instead of road comfort. Stiffen it up.
 

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Never messed with the rear suspension but will look into this weekend. Just hate riding without being able to lean.

I'm going to let some more air out. Hopefully the reduction of air tightens er up in turns.

Not sure why but alignment could be tweaked so im going to check that too.

All else fails I'm going to get some new rubber and hock the omes on there.
 

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The Weather has nothing to do with it .. maybe just the tires .
 

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check that your not leaking oil and if your not make sure that your rear tire is SQUARE. make sure that you have the same amout of LINES on both sides of you swingarm.
 

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fix your oil leak
I laughed hard when I read this but its a DEF chance. Friend of mine took a bike in for a clutch, got it back road it home. On the way home bike felt squirly. Pulls into the drive way to find out shit wasnt tightened down and the whole way home he was lubricating his back tire.

In the end his bike got all kinds of aftermarket parts because he decided to take advantage of the situation and run the bike dry till the engine took a dump on him and then held the dealership responsible for it. I say he was stupid as hell for riding it like that again but ehhh.
 

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Set it to stock and adjusted a little stiffer. This is my street bike so I'm not setting it for track..softer setting to rebound from road bumps. Fact is the suspension does not appear to be the issue. But still not 100%. I'm now thinking about getting new rubber. The front tire wear is norrmal but appears to be the problem with diving into turns.
 
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