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When comparing BB types, a significant factor to consider is the longevity of the bearings, and serviceability. Outboard bearings have the most longevity but are essentially unserviceable. When they go, or when the splines are too damaged by bad installation/removal or inferior tools, then toss them and buy replacements. Outboard BBs are used with Hollowtech ...


It's most likely is a loose pedal bolt. Check it first. Worst case you have a problem in the bottom bracket. Check this vieo. It's very educational.


My opinion is to make sure your bearings are still okay and that you are not missing any. If not put grease in the area of the bearing. Put the cranks back on and tighten it as much as you can.

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