Stiff steering

The steering seems to be very sticky, especially at higher speeds. At higher speeds I have to really press on the handle bars and then the wheels just seem to jump. Is this just from centrifugal force and the bike not being able to tilt?


  • I had the same problem on my Rambler.  I improved the steering greatly (still not as good as it might be)  by doing the following:  1) grease the ball and sockets on each end of the tie bar.  2)  adjust the alignment to make the  front wheels travel straight ahead (no toe in/out).  3) loosen the hex bolt on each side that controls steering tension.

    Good Luck
  • My Zoomer seems to have the same tightness in the steering. I'll take a look at the things suggested.


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