Too slow going down hills

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24/09/2014 at 13:27

What's a QR?

cougie    pirate
24/09/2014 at 13:31
Quick Release..

I've only ever had a speed wobble on the bike once - descending off Saddleworth Moor on a new compact bike and with a fierce side wind - I couldn't keep the bike in the right lane even - very scary.
24/09/2014 at 13:33

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Edited: 24/09/2014 at 13:34
24/09/2014 at 13:35

No, this isn't speed wobble. I know what that is. I can just feel the tyre snaking around on the road. It's unnerving. Do you hear of any catastrophic equipment failures?

cougie    pirate
24/09/2014 at 13:42
Well occasionally - but its quite rare. I do think 120 PSI in a 28mm tyre is massively overdoing it. I have 25mm on and with about 80-90 PSI in the rear.

Could it be that you're overinflating it and its slightly out of round ?
24/09/2014 at 16:50

Possibly. I'm going to check all of the above and let some air out of my tyres. I'll let you know if it makes a difference.


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