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3 years old, 25000km done. The main problem is that the bike pulls or drifts towards the right side. I took it to the original service centre where they said the front fork bent and they overhauled it and repaired the bend. Still the problem continued. So I went to a known mechanic who checked and he said there was a twist in the fork, which he also rectified. Now some what ok. But problem continues when taking turns or going faster than 40kph. I dont know what to do. Even shock absorbers are also giving problem. Is there any solution to this? Or can anyone can suggest good mechanic in chennai.

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I'm not a bike expert, but would bet the front end needs replaced (entire front assembly from the frame forward, excluding the wheel and brakes and such). Once these parts become "tweaked" it's hard to get them to function correctly again. What happened originally to get them messed up, a crash or accident? –  Paulster2 May 31 at 13:15
A twisted fork is better replaced. The entire front fork assembly with a new triple tree would put you back 7-9k INR though. Have you checked the front wheel wear? If it has worn unevenly, you would see such a problem regardless of the condition of the forks. I know of a decent mechanic in Chennai at Besant Nagar beach called Vallavan. At the far end of the beach. Do not have his number, will try to source it. –  Shrinivas Jun 2 at 7:24

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