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Jan 11

Posts: 25

Sudeep says:

Wheel alignment

Ok, Here is the confusing bit. When i do the front and rear wheel alignment by string measurement for the rear and the front wheel, there is a bigger gap on the left hand side(view from the front i.e. non-chain side) BUT when i check my swing arm markings the length is equal plus i also did the measurement from the rear axle nut to the centre point( My ref point which are same on the both side of the bike) and the length is spot on. The bike has not involved in crash, no accidents. So my question is what could be the problem??? 

PS. My handle bar are also aligned with tyre.

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Aug 02

Posts: 3273

eatcs01 says:

wheel alignment

If the difference isn't much, then don't worry about it. Most bikes I've had, when the wheels are properly in line, then the swing arm markings are usually 1 notch out IYSWIM.

This is caused by the frame being slightly twisted from the factory.

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