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    Front Fork Issue (Gen4 owners)

    Can you guys please test something for me? Sit on the bike with ignition off, straight handle bars, handful of front brake and then rock the bike back and forth... do you hear a clicking from the fork area?

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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Did your dealer remove the wheel and check for lateral movement in the lower fork legs?

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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Quote Originally Posted by baz View Post
    Did your dealer remove the wheel and check for lateral movement in the lower fork legs?
    No. My dealer returned my bike with 'there is no clonking. everything is in order'. Unfortunately, I can't just quickly go to another dealer. There's only two in ROI and the other one is a 3.5 hour ride away :/
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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Brake pads moving in the calipers? There is slways a small smount of movement there.

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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Quote Originally Posted by noxx View Post
    Can you guys please test something for me? Sit on the bike with ignition off, straight handle bars, handful of front brake and then rock the bike back and forth... do you hear a clicking from the fork area?
    Ok noxx I’ve just checked mine - exhibits a dull knock on rocking back / forth. Think my previous Gen 3 did the same, can’t say I’m overly worried about it - may be pad movement as someone’s suggested. Sounds like a loose headset that sometimes appears in my racing pushbikes but I’m sure it ain’t as there’s none of the associated movement at the headstock. Certainly haven’t felt anything untoward when I’ve been riding it.

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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Surely it's the floating disks? Give the disk a rotate back. And forth see if that's kt

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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Yes you’re probably right about the disk float. Might have another look tomorrow as it’s past wine o’clock now 🍷

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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Thanks guys. So if that knock is normal, then I only need to figure out what the clonking is when riding on slightly bumpy roads. That clonking is definitely not normal and as per above, my dealer isn’t of any help. I’ll try to record it and upload it here.. maybe you guys have an idea. I can hear and feel the clonking in the handlebars
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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Yes try and upload something and I’ll compare to mine. I’ve done 450 miles on a wide range of roads but haven’t experienced anything odd through the bars, maybe a bit vibey not as bad as some have reported. Front end feels absolutely sweet.

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    Re: Need a favor (Gen4 owners)

    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Ramskill View Post
    Yes you’re probably right about the disk float. Might have another look tomorrow as it’s past wine o’clock now ������
    Hi, floating discs should only float side to side not front to back... that's an MOT Failure.

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