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Really bone head move, pulled out from the kerb with the front disc rotor lock still on. Front wheel locked up, bike fell over on it's right side and pitched me off. Broke off the foot peg, but didn't bend the frame tab. Now it just seems to be steering poorly and when I take my hands off the bars, it pulls slight to the left. The lock was on the right rotor. How can I check if the forks are misaligned, bent or if the triple clamps have been bent? Thanks!
 

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Damn man, that's hard. I doubt the fork tubes got bent from that. Just unscrew the pinch bolts and axel with the front wheel off the ground and re-align everything. I bet it just got out of alignment.
 
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Might have to also loosen the top triple clamp, it might be a hair out of alignment with the lower. Not a big deal and I doubt you bent a fork leg. You couldn't have gone far or fast enough in one rotation of the wheel.
 

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Had someone do that to my vtr250.. Except I had it on the rear wheel.

Snapped the lock off real quick and bike didn't go down.

Don't forget to check. Grind or replace the rotor. You would be extremely lucky not to have a burr and hammer mark when the lock pin smashed in the vent hole. Will chew out your pads in no time.
 
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