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V92SC
Posted 2017-11-18 11:57 AM (#192356)
Subject: High speed wooble on CC bikes


Tourer

Posts: 318
New Orleans, La,
Two local riders have gone down on CC bikes citing a high speed wobble just before high siding at speed. One rider said a Victory technician said the front wheel bearings have been identified as the cause as he surveyed both bikes as they were purchased at the same dealership. Anybody out there have knowledge of any other reports? It maybe something the company needs to look into. Yes they discontinued the Victory line, but they are producing the Indian still.
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johnnyvision
Posted 2017-11-21 1:55 PM (#192361 - in reply to #192356)
Subject: Re: High speed wooble on CC bikes


Visionary

Posts: 4226
they should report it to the NHS and if you scared get new bearings for your wheels


https://www.nhtsa.gov/
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Arkainzeye
Posted 2017-12-07 5:43 AM (#192366 - in reply to #192356)
Subject: Re: High speed wooble on CC bikes


Visionary

Posts: 3765
Pittsburgh, PA
On my 11 vision i have a 21 inch magnum wheel . It was new,but ididnt notice it did Not have the bearing dust cover on the wheel .and in 1100 miles the bearings went bad.. and i will say . I did exerpeince my 1 and only wobble ... it was scary! Felt like a ghost was grabbig my bars and trying to make me wreck! The wobble didn't make me check my front bearings. It was when I started leaning in turns in hearing a sound that I didn't hear before. So I replace the front bearings I said hell since my rear bearings are over 6 years old I'll just replace those as well
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johnnyvision
Posted 2017-12-31 11:58 AM (#192377 - in reply to #192356)
Subject: Re: High speed wooble on CC bikes


Visionary

Posts: 4226
V92SC

so have you done anything
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witchbiker
Posted 2018-01-15 9:48 AM (#192387 - in reply to #192366)
Subject: Re: High speed wooble on CC bikes


Cruiser

Posts: 216
Barefoot Bay, FL United States

Arkainzeye;

A local custom speed shop for Victories down here in florida was telling me that the 21" wheel on a Vision makes it feel sluggish in a turn. I'm having a set of custom forks put on and the blown rear shock replaced with a Penske. Have you felt anything in the way of sluggishness in the turns since you have had the 21 on your Vision?
Thanks,
Mark

2008 Vision with almost 91K

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Miles
Posted 2018-01-17 7:30 PM (#192389 - in reply to #192356)
Subject: Re: High speed wooble on CC bikes


Tourer

Posts: 544
Mount Vernon, WA United States
I had a CC and the only thing that caused any wobble was with the stock recommended tire. Once I switched (I forget to which), no problem. And actually the problem wasn't totally the tire, but a combination of a wiggle started by the tire, then the whole reacting to it by me. Once I learned to relax, never had a tank slapper again.
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