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Old 07-29-2006, 08:46 AM   #1
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I'd say the handlebars are probably just bent. Try and bend them back or replace them and problem should be solved.
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Old 07-29-2006, 12:05 PM   #2
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Default Re: Aligning a 2003 Honda Ruckus

I don't know about scooters, but many of the motorcycles I've owned have had a similar condition where the handlebars are slightly out of true with the front wheel. I've tried loosening the bolts that hold the fork tubes and axle, etc and straightened everything and retightened. Sometimes it's helped and somtimes it hasn't. As long as the bike will ride straight while your hands are off the handlebars then it should be okay. If the bike dives to either side when you let go of the handlebars then something is bent. Could be a triple tree or the frame was tweaked in a crash.... could be a lot of things.
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Old 07-29-2006, 05:38 PM   #3
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I believe the handlebars from the Honda Ruckus are interchangeable with those from the Honda Hullaballoo and the Honda Brouhaha. Not sure if the bars from the Yamaha Riot or Suzuki Pandemonium will work.
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Old 07-29-2006, 06:19 PM   #4
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Straddle the front tire and give a yank on the bars in the proper direction to straighten 'em out.
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Old 07-29-2006, 09:37 PM   #5
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I think he's right!



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Old 07-30-2006, 06:23 AM   #6
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Best fix is to go and get a beer and wait for other buyers who don't notice the thing.



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Old 07-30-2006, 10:58 AM   #7
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Try a set from the Buell Whatdaf*ck!
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Old 07-31-2006, 03:44 AM   #8
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How long have you been riding it since the accident?
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Old 07-31-2006, 04:38 AM   #9
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Take a hammer and smash the stuffing out of the brake light lens. Buyer will never notice the out-of-true handlebars.
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Old 07-31-2006, 05:07 AM   #10
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Have you seen Honda Ruckus? If the front wheel was four inches out of the place it still would be one of the smaller problems of the bike.



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