:waving:Hello and Welcome . Front wheel wobble is a common issue among Goldwing and other bikes . The Wing typically displays this problem while slowing down from 40 - 30 MPH . DO NOT take your hands off the bars while decelerating . Check your tires for cupping and other uneven wear . Front or rear tires can cause this . Check the headstock bearings by jacking the front wheel up whith bike on center stand . With frotn wheel lifted turn bars from right to left several times , slowly feeling for roughness or a notch/catch at the straight ahead position . If found you need new head bearings . Its possible your head bearings are fine but need adjustment .
thanks mike,your exactly right slowing from 40 to 30,and the fronttire has a lot of cupping,I just bought this bike and put a new E.3 on the back,so i will put a new one on the front and check it like you said,thanks again,,,, and never,never lose hope,as long as there is a GOD above(and He has always been and always will be)then there is the hope.
New E3s will loose the shakes usually until the cupping starts again in 3,000-5,000 miles then it will start back in gradually as the cupping worsens. It's built into the tires. Some will get a better tire that doesn't cup on them, but most tires lack quality control demands and we are sold tires that should have been scrap piled and burned. It's called greed bro. We have so few tire choices and the manufacturers know it. They don't stand behind their products as they should when there is a constant problem.
There are many posts on the shakes. Just use the forum search bar. Many explanations given and cures given but it comes back as soon as the cupping starts again.
The dreaded wobble! is a character trait of the 1800, IMO.
Never heard of this on 1500's(owned one).
Lift the front end of your 1500 and check for lateral movement on the front forks. If so, this indicates, at least a retorquing of the steering head bearings and maybe replacement of them.
Also, as suggested, do not remove your hands from the bars, nor hold loosely. The rake/trail used on several bikes contribute to this "wobble" phenomena when one removes hands or hold lightly!
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