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post #1 of 38 (permalink) Old 05-29-2016, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
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Humming noise during curves

Yesterday I noticed a humming noise while in curves. Think it may be wheel bearings? Front bearings are new, so would indicate rear bearings going I guess


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probably just the less worn tread on the sides of your tires,
no big deal.
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Yesterday I noticed a humming noise while in curves. Think it may be wheel bearings? Front bearings are new, so would indicate rear bearings going I guess
Are wheel bearings an issue on these bikes? I notice something similar on my new-to-me 2010. Slight noise and teensy bit of feel in the handlebars. It has 15,000 miles on it but was completely gone through by a dealership so I just figured I leaned further in turns than the previous Owner?
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Tires are cupped - mine started doing it around 8k miles


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Dunlop tires? My new rear Dunflop is cupping already. Look at the tread that curves up the sidewall. If it looks like the teeth on a saw blade, that's most likely the issue.
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A buddy had his cupped OEM tire replaced under warranty at my local dealer. Think I will check that out and see if I can get a new tire out of them. Seems to be developing a noise vibration on parking lot speed turns as well.


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Tires are cupped - mine started doing it around 8k miles


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I'm hearing the same thing and seeing visible signs of cupping on the front starting at about 10k. Pressures are checked and maintained regularly. Makes me wonder about dunlops QC. I'm at 11k now and I can start to feel the cupping on the corners. Probably have to have my parts gal (my wife, lol) order me up a metzler 888 here in a couple weeks.
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The stock Dunlops are notorious for cupping. Mine does the same thing around corners while leaning.

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Similar noise here as well, but I did have to replace my front wheel bearing. But that was a different sound and feeling all together.


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My 12 did the same thing more so on left hand turns

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