Wheel still spinning in neutral

5 replies to this topic
  • spillicious

Posted July 31, 2005 - 06:36 PM


First just wanted to thank everyone for all the support on my brake problem. Anyways...was wondering if the fact that my wheel still spins while in neutral is a sign of a major problem down the road and if anyone else has had this problem and or knows why it happens.

  • grayracer513

Posted July 31, 2005 - 06:39 PM


You mean with the bike on the stand? No, it's normal. You should be able to stop it with the brake and hold it by hand. Be careful trying that.

  • MisterMan

Posted July 31, 2005 - 07:03 PM


normal, all our bikes do that and I have see other bikes do it up on their stands at the track. dunno why tho...

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  • djo269

Posted July 31, 2005 - 09:27 PM


Its like dogs running sideways on the floor in their sleep. It just thinks its racing but isn't. :D (Dog thinks its chasing something.) OK,:D

  • grayracer513

Posted July 31, 2005 - 10:41 PM


dunno why tho...

It's a simple matter of the drag on the free transmission gears being greater than that on the countershaft and rear wheel. Some bikes it is, some it ain't.

  • spillicious

Posted July 31, 2005 - 11:07 PM


haha thank god...thats a relief because my brothers yz426 doesnt spin while on a stand and its in a little bit better shape than mine (same year tho) :D thanks guys

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