why do front tires cup? i heard it is normal for a sport bike!!?????
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    why do front tires cup? i heard it is normal for a sport bike!!?????

    i got a slight cupping from my front tire. 2009 cbr600
    I check my pressure regularly and dont ride hard.
    I heard it is normal for a sport bike.?
    Is it true. anybody know what they cup .
    may be something wrong with my front suspension?

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    front tire cupping is perfectly normal.
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    Thank you.. so it is normal for tire to cup for grip....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hun820403 View Post
    i got a slight cupping from my front tire. 2009 cbr600
    I check my pressure regularly and dont ride hard.
    I heard it is normal for a sport bike.?
    Is it true. anybody know what they cup .
    may be something wrong with my front suspension?
    What pressure do you 'check' it for?
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    post a picture,i am familiar with cupping on bias ply , but not on radials
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    try reducing the amout of front fork compression damping to make it more compliant. cupping is usualy caused by suspension that is way too soft or way too hard. take yourself and the bike to RMR in abbotsford and get the suspension set up right.
    your front tire will thankyou for doing so.

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