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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 05-20-2019, 02:57 PM Thread Starter
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Noise only when ol lady rides

So I have an 07 Street Bob and when my ol lady rides it makes a rattle noise and I can feel it in my footpegs.....thought it was the burly slammers that we're on it but changes those to some 12.5's. The ride is night nad day difference for the better but the noise and what not are still there....sounds like the sound is in time with my engine....but not like in the engine...if ya know what I mean. Only when she is in the bike....she weighs bout 225...and I'm at 175.....
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post #2 of 28 (permalink) Old 05-20-2019, 03:02 PM
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Welcome to the forum, could combined weight be the culprit?
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Welcome to the forum from NY! Possible loose connection or part that needs adjusting that only "shows" itself when a pillion is present?
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Is the noise present when your girlfriend rides?

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Is the noise present when your girlfriend rides?
I was gonna suggest leaving the old lady at home. But that’s a legitimate question!
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Try riding with another girl.
This will eliminate whether the rattle is your bike or your girlfriend.
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My suggestion is to try one of the girls at Twin Peaks.

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Divorce solved that issue for me!!

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