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Vibration New to the forum..just bought a new suzuki bike and the only thing I have against it .is it vibrates about 60 mph enough to distort the images bad in the mirrors.. Also letting off the throttle produces a chirping noise right below the sitting area..loud enough to hear with Cobra exhausts and fullface helmet..Put stock exhaust back on since. Chirping doesn't sound like tire chirping..almost like air leak..but checked everything..exhaust has no leaks.. Anyone else heard or have this problem??

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Congratulations on the new bike, the whine could be the shaft drive, I've heard they can put a out a short duration whine as kind of a protest when there is a forced mismatch between engine and road speed that a quick deceleration can do. At 60 mph plus I'm wishing that there is one more gear to get into, but I don't find the vibration annoying. I think any bike at that speed will have vibration issues in the mirrors, as there is little mass to dampen it out. Its one of the reasons I switched to convex mirrors as I find there is less distortion.

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