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    Getting rid of front brake buzz

    Bike in question is a Kona Stinky with 8" Hayes discs front and rear. Whenever you take a rather hard and sharp turn, the front brakes emit a buzzing noise, almost a vibration sound. I've made sure everything is tight, rotors on the hub, and the caliper on the adapter and the fork and it's quite annoying.

    I have no idea where else to look for a fix, and my other bike with 8" rotors is silent when turning.

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    Sounds like fork flex. I get the same in the back turning at high speed.

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    flex

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    Oh, and larger rotors magnify the effect of flex. Just think of it as corner traction comtrol

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    My Marta Storm SL 180mm rotor does that in the front. There is play in my Fox fork as though a bushing is failing and that is what we think is causing or at least amplifying the buzz sound/sensation....
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