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Front wheel isnt staying in rut

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I made a figure 8 yesterday and rode in it today for about 3 hours. I made this really nice rut (2 actually) through it. My front wheel will stay in it 80% of the way untill the exit where it gets a little tighter. Then no matter how far i lean it my wheel usally pops out of the rut (started powersliding a little and it helps). Is something wrong with my suspension?

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on the riding technique side i'd suggest to pull somewhat (very smoth) the front brake.

That will keep your front wheel in the rut.

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Sounds like your bike is a bit out of balance........sitting kinda "choppered" out. Check your sag to make sure its not to low. If it's right raise your forks up a cpl. mm's in the clamps.

doc

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I'd like to add something to Shockdocs post, is the spring the proper rate. `It's possible that if undersprung it will squat and climb on exiting the turn. Might also go the easy way and add a click of rebound to the forks.

Just another viewpoint.

PK

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And get your weight forward. Way forward. The rear wheel follows the front wheel in most situations.

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Right now my sag is 90mm. I had to stiffen the compression 2 clicks since i was bottoming out. I didnt do anything to the dampening tho. Maybe that affected it? so im gonna speed up the dampening 1 click?

And the spring is fine for my weight currently. IM 155 with gear with a .40 spring rate in the forks. i had to increase it to 14 out to stop my bottoming. So i dont think the spring weight is a problem (yet).

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More oil will help control bottoming better than adding comp. with the clickers. And you may want to slow the rebound, keeping the forks lower in their stroke longer.

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