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I've got a Murph's fork brace on my 06 DL650. I've had the forks off a few times, installing springs, intiminators and RT emulators, pulling the fork tubes up and down in the triple clamps and so forth. I recently noticed some binding in the fork action with the fork brace snugged down. I loosened a the allen bolts a bit and that seemed to relieve the binding at least somewhat. I suspect I have an alignment issue with the forks or some deal with the fork bolt at the bottom of the fork leg. I know sumptin not right with the setup somewhere.

I'm going to be working on the front end this week, swapping out springs, checking fluid level and adjusting the emulators so I want to fix whatever is the issue with the fork brace. Obviously, any binding would affect the spring/emulator/damping setup. I haven't seen or read about others having a problem with binding related to the fork brace, so thought I'd post and see what the collective and brain trust on here might have for suggestions.
 

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one way to check for any binding or misalignment to support the bike on centre stand and under the engine, so the front wheel is off the ground - take out the fork cap, now u should be able to push up the wheels without lifting the front of bike off the support - if the action is not smooth - start over.
 

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I didn't install a fork brace for this very reason. Plus, if you ever drop your bike (very possible if you ride offroad), it will be much harder to get the forks aligned afterwards. I have no reason to want an fork brace anyways now that I have my suspension set up properly.
 
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