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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-11-2018, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone heard of this one before?

There are times when i am banking into a turn i hear this roaring noise coming from the rear of the bike but as soon as i straighten back up it goes away. Any thoughts
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-11-2018, 09:53 PM
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Cupped tired can do that also
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Mine has done that in the very early stages of cupping too & proceeded to get worse.
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I have a Michelin II on the rear and no noise coming from it but my original Dunlop makes the roaring noise when i'm in a fairly sharp curve and is quiet when i straighten up. I've checked the wheel bearings and they are fine.
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The stock Dunlop for 15 up have softer rubber compound on the sides than the center, could be the sound different. I always have the radio to load to notice tire noise.
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Had a front tire do that once. Could actually feel a slight vibration as well.

Was caused by cupping of the front tire. Used it a while longer since it had some life left. It all went away once new tire was put on.


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