AMA Supersport Racer
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: 18 miles from the Gap
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Most motorcycle shops use a spin balancer and they are not as accurate as a static balancer. I use to work at a motorcycle shop and I've seen tires/wheels come off of a spin balancer and not even be close as far as balancing. If you know someone that has a static balancer, take the wheels off and get them static balanced by someone that knows what the heck they are doing. It is also possible that a wheel weight may have fallen off after balancing. One of the things that I always do after I static balance my wheels is to apply a small piece of black duct tape over the weight (I use the weights that have the double sided tape instead of the clamp type) and then you know for sure that the weight isn't going to fall off. Most tires will need to be balanced after mounting, and most wheels are going to be heavy at some spot on the wheel, and many, many, times, it's NOT where the valve stem is. Hope this helps.
Vern....STT Southern Region Instructor
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