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No notice at all ,left me stranded on the spot. 66 22.37%
Noticed a problem ,but was able to ride back to civilazation 107 36.27%
Just checked and felt fine ,but died a few hundred miles later 17 5.76%
Noticed problem,rode bike hundreds of miles without total failure 105 35.59%
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Old 07-12-2005, 07:44 AM   #11
Mike Butt
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Originally Posted by MikeO
Noticed a resonant 'thrumming' throught the handlebars for a couple of hundred miles. This disappeared and then I started getting weird feelings from the rear wheel (not unlike a puncture). Eventually, some 30 miles later (I was in the middle of nowhere and had to reach civilisation) the rear wheel started moving laterally - locking momentarily on occasion (I was doing <10mph by now). I eventually reached a town , put the bike on the side stand and...

Took the wheel off back at Jorge's place to find...

The wheel had moved about sufficiently to gouge metal out of the rear disc and caliper carrier (hence the intermittent lock-ups).

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