wobbly frame?

Alan Nicholls metrogtiguy at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 12:56:37 PDT 2009

Oh boy!  Yea, it's not quite as nimble as a Ninja.  As for these steering
dampers, I have been looking for one, but I've had no luck with finding one
of those either.  Anyone know where exactly to get these braces and

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 3:33 PM, chris marquis <marquis1968 at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Glad to hear she screams so good ,i`ve hear from more than one person that
> a steering damnper will help alot with this ,i was never real overjoyed with
> the way that bike cornered myself, i thought it would corner more like my
> ninja did , so i went down one of my favorite road to do curves on with the
> 94 ninja ,wow was that a big mistake, i ended up in the oncoming lane ,damn
> near into the loose gravel shoulder,  thank god noone was coming the other
> way or you most likely would not have that bike today! an i`d be a cripple
> at least   ,  last time  i tryed any high speed cornering with
> it                        best of  luck    Chris
> --- On *Wed, 8/12/09, Alan Nicholls <metrogtiguy at gmail.com>* wrote:
> From: Alan Nicholls <metrogtiguy at gmail.com>
> Subject: wobbly frame?
> To: "Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion" <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
> Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 2:34 PM
> Well, I went out cruising Woodward last night(Dream Cruise week!!!, (
> http://www.woodwarddreamcruise.com/ for you that don't know about the
> biggest custom/classic car cruise in the world), and I saw my neighbor
> parked.  I had always seen him around, but never met the guy.  He has a
> white fuel injected GSXR1000.  It's lowered, stretched, bored out, power
> commander III, headwork, etc.  It's built for drag racing.  We were
> cruising
> back up 8 mile at about 2am, and he wanted to play, so we did.  The GPZ
> gets
> BIG props!  It had enough power to walk away from the GSXR.  I really
> didn't
> think it would!  This bike has some TORQUE!  I'm sure the jet kit and
> Micron
> exhaust help :).  Oh, and I'm averaging 48mpg now with the mods, I was only
> getting 39 before :D.  Anyways, when we reached a certain un-mentioned
> speed, my front end seemed to want to wander a little bit.  I'm assuming
> that means the forks were flexing, since they're so long on this bike.
> There's a fork brace link on the gpzlist site, but, like most of the things
> on there, it's no longer available.  Anyone know of a fork brace that's
> still made or available for our bikes?

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