Raise the front wheel off the ground.
Position the steering stem to the straight ahead position.
Hook a spring scale to the fork pipe between the fork interference.
Pull the spring scale at the point where the steering stem just starts to move for right and left turns.
Steering bearing pre-load: 0.8-1.2 kg (1.8-2.6 lbs).
If the readings do not fall within the limits, readjust the steering bearing adjustment nut.