- Oct 4, 2013
Al, you should ask someone who knows about this stuff... which ain’t me !Nigel. - Here is a simple straight forward question : Modern Ducati racers have adjustable rake which is effected by bushes in the steering head. If the bike is running wide as you accelerate out of corners, which way would you move the rake to stop it from doing that ? - would you increase the rake or would you decrease it ?
As has already been said, if my otherwise good handling machine started running wide on the exit I’d probably first look at the rear and suspect my shocks were squatting too much. Which means I’d be suspecting the rake needed steepening.
But their really are many possible factors in play. As explained here: