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When I'm cruising on my bike and hit 50 mph, I get a buzzing vibration in the footpegs and a little in the handlebars. If I pull in the clutch, it stops. This leads me to believe that it's not my tires or balancing, but something in the engine or drive chain. Can a loose chain do this? Any ideas?

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  • jerookard Jul 22, 2010

    My motorcycle has less than 1,000 miles on it. When I shift into 5th gear, and approach 50mph, I get a buzzing vibration in the footpegs, but when I pull in the clutch, it stops. This leads me to believe it's not the tires and their not out of balance. I've checked the motor mounts and they seem tight. Could a loose chain do this? Any ideas?

  • jerookard Jul 23, 2010

    Yes! This sounds like a logical solution to my problem. Thanks!

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Have your engine mountings retorqued and check the chain for correct tension. Next, check to make sure that your center bearing on the handle bars is not loose. Look for missing bolts that mount down the airbox to your frame. Finally, check the headstock bearing

Posted on Jul 23, 2010

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This is always caused by a out of balance condition in the engine, it has nothing to do with tires or the drive chain, u could have a bearing failing in the gearbox, if u have a magnetic oil drain plug see if it has metal attached to it, if u don't have a magnetic plug the run a magnet through the oil after u drain it and see if any metal attaches, but the only way u are going to find this is a complete tear-down of the engine and transmission and inspect everything for abnormal wear or damaged parts.

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

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    yadayada Jul 23, 2010

    in other words sounds like what YOU wanted to hear as a solution, but that doesn't make it correct, just because it is new has nothing to do with it, in any event take it in for warranty, the vibration may be charateristic of this bike model. I have riden and fixed bikes for 45 years, so i do know allot about them. Good Luck

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