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weird vibration from front brakes

I have a weird vibration - very steady, not a pulse, coming from the front brakes. I just noticed it yesterday and the only thing that has changed is that I am riding when the streets are wet. The brakes aren't making any noise. No scraping, squealing. I've got < 1000miles on the bike.

Anybody else experience this. The closest I can describe it is a "hum" in the bars when I depress the front brake. It doesn't occur with the rear brake.
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almost sounds like break in noises but, a hum or a vibration can be from something loose, I 'd check over the caliper and see if any of the bolts are slightly loose. If not BACK TO THE DEALERSHIP WITH YUZ

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disc buttons need service?
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Ive got the same thing going on, seems to happen as the brakes heat up after riding a while. Find a reason yet?
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Ive got the same thing going on, seems to happen as the brakes heat up after riding a while. Find a reason yet?
Nope. It doesn't seem to affect braking/handling so I'm just going to wear the pads down and buy some better ones.
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disc buttons need service?
What kind of service do they need? Lubrication?

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I have the same issue with mine. I tried lubing the buttons on the rotor and it helped a little, but not much. The next step is steel wool + brake cleaner on the disc surface. I have a feeling there is dust buildup on the rotors causing the pulsing.
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