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I have been considering buying a front fork brace. are they worth the money?do they work and what speeds? The only thing that I dont like about my 05 wing is low speed stability seems wobbley in parking lots and upm to 15 mph. any ideas one this or is it normal thanks
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I have been considering buying a front fork brace. are they worth the money?do they work and what speeds? The only thing that I dont like about my 05 wing is low speed stability seems wobbley in parking lots and upm to 15 mph. any ideas one this or is it normal thanks
Welcome to the best Goldwing web site.

You will get many opinions on fork braces. I've had 1800's since they first came on the scene and do not have that problem.

What I do, if slow speed manovering is required. I use a few more revs, slip the clutch a little and control forward speed with the rear brake - seems to work okay.

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I have been considering buying a front fork brace. are they worth the money?do they work and what speeds? The only thing that I dont like about my 05 wing is low speed stability seems wobbley in parking lots and upm to 15 mph. any ideas one this or is it normal thanks
I can't speak for the 1800 but it did improve the handling of my 1500. at both high and low speeds and more importantly better stability when breaking. Try this link it may help http://www.superbrace.com/
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Thanks for the info . I talked to a cop who rides a wing all day.He said keep the front tireat 41 psi that will make it more stable, but the fork brace will help alot in parking lotin real tight turns and at30 mph and below, doesnt feel much difference at higher speeds. thanks agin
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I am not qualified on the bigger wings but on the 1000 a Fork Brace is a Must Have item "for me". The front just feels way loose without one when going slow. Feels like the tire is actually twisting the forks when slow cornering and braking.

I also get mine from Super Brace

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