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Practice using both brakes HARD, then gradually letting up rear as it reaches its limit. While
ABS takes care of a lot of the nuances to brake-balance and modulation for you, it only does that at limit. Should practice getting to that limit smoothly and in control.

As for rear-brake noise, very well could be mechanical issue with brake. Could be worn-out pads, or improperly installed pads. I've seen many with anti-squeal shims installed improperly. Many bikes have shims between pads to pistons AND between pads to caliper body. A lot of times when installing pads, it's easy to bump these shims out of place.

Many rear calipers are single-piston/one-sided and depena upon sliding on pins to self-centre over rotor. Commonly overlooked maintenance to grease these pins and ensure rubber seals are in place.

Many, many mechanics rush and don't install properly. That's why I do all my own work.
 

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I kind of describe it more as a bark but may be groan is appropriate.
Are you actually using rear-brake that hard so ABS engages?
I thought you said it also made noise pushing around in garage?
Seems that would indicate some sort of mechanical rubbing issue?
 
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