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It is the common problem when bearing does not wor properly so you need to change the bearings.


By far the most likely reason is that you've over tightened the bearings. Did you feel as if you needed 3 hands to get it back together? If not, you did it wrong. :) As usual Sheldon has a pretty good writeup on this, but the basics are easy enough. Put one side back together, tighten it up as best you can. Set the cone on the other side to the correct ...


Posible causes: The bearings were not repacked properly and they are seizing up under load. Your wheel isn't line up properly in the dropouts and your tire is rubbing the chainstay (look for rub marks). Your brakes are close enough such that when you pedal the rear end flexes and the brakes touch the rim.

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