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I have searched for this topic but cant seem to find any real information.

In the How-To section I found an article stating that when you adjust your new chain if you move the axle forward (past the center line) that you will have greater steering inputs and easier wheelie's ?

I am wondering if there is any truth to this?

Anyone try it out?

or is my best bet to try and get the chain tightened with the axle in the middle??
 

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I don't think moving the wheel forward that little difference would make a noticeable difference. these pigs are so easy to wheelie anyway why bother messing with it?

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nolio said:
or is my best bet to try and get the chain tightened with the axle in the middle??
with a bike this short + a really short swingarm, i prefer to have the rear wheel adjusted further back.

i have no problem whatsoever hoisting the front wheel. >:D
 

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Further forward will shift the weight bias back & make it easier to wheelie, but, it will make it less sensitive to steering inputs & will tend to run wide coming out of corners. I like a 55/45 weight bias on most motorcycles, if you have some scales, check yours out. Monsters tend to have too much rearward weight bias from the factory already.
 
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