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Old 05-19-2009, 03:03 PM
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I was practicing hard stops and with the clutch in and stopping pretty quickly I would hear a clicking sound. I did a few with only the rear break to experience the feeling of a real tire locking up and I skidded for maybe 5 feet and heard the clicking again.

For a moment I wanted to think that my bike had ABS and I did not know it but no front break and the rear was sliding so it clearly was something else.

Anyone know what this is and if it is normal or a sign I might have a problem. I do not hear it during normal stopping only during panic stops.
 
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Old 05-19-2009, 03:16 PM
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Probably your kickstand bouncing
 
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Old 05-19-2009, 04:36 PM
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needs new pads?
 
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Old 05-19-2009, 05:48 PM
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my bike does the same thing don't really know what it is but I assumed it was normal
 
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Old 05-19-2009, 07:52 PM
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mine does it too. don't know why, but if you put the bike in neutral and lock up the rear it won't make that noise.
 
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mine does it as well... scared the crap out of me the first time
 
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Old 05-20-2009, 12:03 AM
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Had it happen a few times too when I've locked up the rear under heavy braking. Initially I thought it was wheel hop, but now I'm thinking it has to do with the slipper clutch.
 
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if its happening when ur down shifting to help slow down and ur going into first gear at like a million its prob the clutch trying to catch. if ur just braking i dont know
 
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Old 05-22-2009, 06:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Incognito View Post
Had it happen a few times too when I've locked up the rear under heavy braking. Initially I thought it was wheel hop, but now I'm thinking it has to do with the slipper clutch.
F4i's do not have slipper clutches.

I know that on full-floating discs, the sound of the disc moving on the carrier can create a clicking knoise while braking but usually only one click, not a continuing click-click-click, unless your letting on and off the brake. This would only apply to your front rotors as the rear is a solid mount to the rim.
 
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Mine does it as well, i just figured it was ABS brakes??
 

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