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Front end losing it in corners...

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Hey all... looking for a little advice...

Riding a 2002 ktm 640 smc
Got Metz M1's on it, 28psi front, 28 psi back
I'm 6', 150lbs.

The suspension is great most the time, but in faster sweepers (fast enough that I wanna put a knee out instead of a foot or just sitting normal) that have some bumps in them the front suspension doesn't seem to absorb the bumps. It feels almost solid and you skip a bit off the bumps and drift across the road some. Little unnerving to say the least... this normal? I'd think not. Is there a point when leaning that the suspenion kinda stops working? THe forces are always going up the forks are they not?

I don't know much about tuning, but any guesses where to start adjusting?
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Thanks for the 2 cents :)

Tires still softer eh? How do you know when they are too soft?
Tires are good. Never managed to get them looking shaggy yet.

Not leaning far enough to touch anything but getting over pretty good.

I could be back on the seat a little bit.

Thanks for the tips... I'll try playing with the compression a bit.

Anyone else, feel free to through your money in the pot.
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