Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Hellish Central California
After some research outside of this site (don't be jealous, those other sites mean nothing to me), I have been led to the conclusion that cupping is a direct result of using the lever just fore of the grip, on the throttle side of the handlebars.
Additionally, it tends to happen more with certain brands and/or tread patterns than others, and those results vary from rider to rider.
For those who didn't tune back in to see me trying to be cute... This is on my 2016 Versys 1000 LT, with original tires and standard ABS. Also, just over 6800 miles as of my very wet arrival home about 15 minutes ago.
I guess I'll be picking up that matching Road 5 for the front in a couple weeks.
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