Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London, , England
Rear Wheel Noise
Right here's a poser: What can make a tapping noise from the rear wheel? With the bike up on the centre stand, if I turn the rear wheel backwards, at the same point each revolution, there is a double tapping noise, as if something is loose in the hub, and it is falling one way, hitting something and then the other.
I have carefully examined the wheel and all bearings turn freely without roughness and everything is present and correct, so what is the reason? The noise only occurs when the wheel is turned backwards, not forwards and the noise can be felt through the wheel spindle and is definitely coming from the rear hub area.
Ducati GT1000, Ducati 900S2 Bevel