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Hi guys,
I've had my Gen 4 for three years now and recently she has been wanting to stay squatted once i begin turn in. Never had this Peruvian before and I'm wondering if you guys can help me out. Last time my suspension was tuned was last year at a track day.
Not sure if somebody messed with it since I have been taking her to work. Also she has been wanting to pull to the right....

Any advice?

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I would just apply a bit more throttle then adjust upward on each turn. Bikes like the throttle. I would be certain to flick hard the correct amount as arcing turns messes up the entire turn. If you have to double or triple apex then do that. I have no idea exactly what you're talking about when using the term 'squat.'
 

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I'm using stock suspension.

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stock shock still has the pressurized canister, and the re-valve explorations showed that there is an internal leak in the shock. Maybe that gets worse with time and can cause the issues you're seeing?

Did you get faster and are now just out-riding the shock?
 

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Sadly I'm getting slower. I have lost most confidence on my bike. Corner exit is so sketchy even while being in second or first she does not want to stop squatting.
I'll have my rear-shock checked for sure. I feel more confident on every other bike lately than my own. It sucks.
I'll drop her off this week coming up to have her checked.

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Sounds for sure like something isn't right. When you push down on the seat what is the reaction? I'd check the settings for preload, rebound and compression too. But my first guess is the shock failed and you need to replace it. Look on the bright side: the shock is the weak link. So when you replace it the bike will be so much more confidence inspiring. Once you get the rear set on the g4 you're 90% of the way there.
 

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She was great for the first 8k miles. I thought she was godly now it's scary. ? Wondering if I should just have her revalved.

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Hi guys,
I've had my Gen 4 for three years now and recently she has been wanting to stay squatted once i begin turn in. Never had this Peruvian before and I'm wondering if you guys can help me out. Last time my suspension was tuned was last year at a track day.
Not sure if somebody messed with it since I have been taking her to work. Also she has been wanting to pull to the right....

Any advice?

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Hard to diagnose this stuff on the web. But this is not some kind of common issue you can fix by a couple of clicks of rebound or some more preload.

Something is seriously wrong with your bike and you should stop riding it until it gets checked out, if what you tell us is accurate. That's serious understeer.

Everything should be checked. Shock linkage, shock function, rear axle, chain alignment.

Get some help on this one, the Web can't give you a quick fix.
 

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Hard to diagnose this stuff on the web. But this is not some kind of common issue you can fix by a couple of clicks of rebound or some more preload.

Something is seriously wrong with your bike and you should stop riding it until it gets checked out, if what you tell us is accurate. That's serious understeer.

Everything should be checked. Shock linkage, shock function, rear axle, chain alignment.

Get some help on this one, the Web can't give you a quick fix.
Thanks man.
I'll be taking her to a mechanic asap

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