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Strange clicking noise,seems to be coming from the front of bike.Checked the speedo cable and all wires to make sure all are secure.but still have the annoying click click which varies in speed..This is my 1st bike so I have no idea what else to look for so would appreciate any advice.

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  • clair_sutton Apr 23, 2010

    after 3 months with the noise driving me insane a mate found the problem...it appears that the piston in the front brake caliper has siezed and the clicking/tapping noise is actually my brake pad rattling!! iv since been told that it is a common fault with this bike.Im not sure how dangerous this is but hopefully someone else wont be driven mad for months after reading this.Other than this problem i have to admit I love my gpr125 ;-)

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I too would head for the speedo cable, but if you say you have checked it let's move on. Did you try "removing" the speedo calbe yet? Might be worth a try. After that we're looking at brakes, wheel bearing, or an interferance issue. Have you tried setting the front end up on a tire stand and rotating the wheel by hand to see if you can replicate it without riding? I would start there.

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Testimonial: "Thanks so much for the advice,I will try all your suggestions in the morning.Once again thanks .clair"

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