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Isaac's street riding debut was Sunday. 

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Was a couple weeks ago but - ordered new triple tree and head bearings because the forks are about 5 degrees off-center and nothing seems to fix the issue... thinking bent lower triple clamp and head bearings are shot.

 

here's the cause... wide angle lens makes it look like I've got lots of room, but our elbows were pretty much touching through that left-hander 😅

 

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2 hours ago, what said:

Was a couple weeks ago but - ordered new triple tree and head bearings because the forks are about 5 degrees off-center and nothing seems to fix the issue... thinking bent lower triple clamp and head bearings are shot.

 

here's the cause... wide angle lens makes it look like I've got lots of room, but our elbows were pretty much touching through that left-hander 😅

 

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Spent a few hours stripping the crashed bike.  There was some serious carnage inflicted.  PO was lucky to survive.

Damn, was it ever hard to pull that bent front axle out!  

Thought I was going to have a nearly new Angel front tire but it beat up pretty bad.  Would you ride on it?  It still holds air and the rim is OK.

Good news - the shock is just like my Hayabusa shock but it's been fully RaceTech'd.  I thought I'd have to swap the spring but the PO had an identical 800lb Eibach!

 

 

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26 minutes ago, MSerfozo said:

Would you ride on it?

Hard to say for sure, can't tell how deep it is. Looks kinda deep from here, so no.

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what's the date code? a little hard to see what the damage is. does it resist pressing in less in those spots than unmarked places? you could puncture it all the way through and do a vulcanizing patch/plug to fill more of the divot.

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