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    Brake noise on new 2011 Slayer

    I've been on a few rides with my new Slayer (ankle is healed, woohoo!) and I'm getting the turkey gobble/worble/vibration noise from my Formula RX brakes. It's mainly coming from the rear, but the front also does it. The pads are sintered and have had 3 rides on them (mainly descents) so they should be worn in enough. I've tried tightening up everything, and centering the caliper (not getting any drag).

    Anyone have any advice on getting rid of that, or is it something I'm just going to have to live with? Thanks!

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    Try the brake forum.

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    Make sure your rotor mounting bolts are tight. Formula sintered pads are plain noisy also.

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    I just bought a bike with Formula R1 brakes and the rear is driving me crazy with that noise and vibration at low force (if I force the brakes, they work well and doesnt produce noise. But those braking with little force just starts a vibration that goes up to the rider's spine. And is accompanied with a loud noise. I'm thinking about changing the rotor or the pads, even if they are new, to see if I find the cause. Very annoying.

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    Try with softer pads, organic if you can get em

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    what size is your slayer? any chance you could let me know what the rear brake hose length is? i have a slayer onorder but am ordering new brakes. Thanks in advance!!!!!

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