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Front brake causes violent shudder

My bike is equipped with disk-brakes. It also has a fork with suspension. When I apply the front brake, my fork vibrates violently, as can be seen below: I've adjusted ...
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Kicker vibrations

I have some kind of vibration while using my kickr, I have a feeling something is not aligned correctly, at a certain point in the rotation I feel a vibration. Have changed Cassette bottom bracket ...
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How can I reduce Chordal Action

I have an indoor, wheel on trainer - while indoors I notice the Chordal Action in the chain. The Bike is a couple of years old now - I have replaced most consumable parts except, chainrings, bottom ...
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Big vibration with Tektro Auriga brakes

About a year ago I swapped the v-brakes with a Tektro Auriga kit. I immediately made a mistake by not properly bedding in rotors and pads, doing "powerful" brakes, sudden stopping of the ...
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Vibration from pedals at slightly higher speeds?

I've bought myself a new bike (BTwin Riverside 120) and I've taken it out for a couple of spins as of yet.. When speeds go above, say, 20-25 km/h (12-16 mph) (I'm giving a rough estimate based on ...
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Bottom bracket harder to turn half way around

does this sound like a I need a new bottom bracket ? When I turn my cranks with no chain attached, it's pretty smoothe, no real noise and just goes for a while if I let it spin. When I attach the ...
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Rear wheel causing road bike to vibrate

I have a 2019 Giant Contend 3 road bike and I have been having an issue with this bike on and off for the past month. The issue is that when I start pedaling the bike it vibrates. The vibration seems ...
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New chain, new cassette, new trainer...new noises

I recently got a Tacx Flux 2 Smart trainer (because lockdown) and decided to get a new cassette and chain as well, since I won't be doing any riding anytime soon and would like to keep everything nice ...
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My bike's chain vibrates with every pedal stroke

I have a mountain bike, and with every pedal, it will vibrate seemingly in the chain and on the pedal. This is with every pedal without fail. It started with steady occasional vibrations that went ...
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Why does my bike vibrate when going down? [duplicate]

When I go down the mountain that is approximately 6% descent riding on a road, stop pedaling and remove hands from steerer (please save me from the comments about how that's a bad thing :p ) and reach ...
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is the dry blue manufacturer-applied threadlocker the "stick" version?

I bought some blue threadlocker in a little squeeze tube, and it is a very runny and drippy liquid. Is the substance that comes pre-applied to screws and is dry to the touch just the "stick" version ...
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Vibration and wobble after replacing chain

I'm having a bit of trouble getting my back wheel on after replacing my chain. There is a wobble once per revolution. It wobbles such that, if viewed from above, it appears to spin straight for most ...
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carbon vs aluminium frame vibration absorption? bumpiness?

is there any data/measurements of any aluminium road bikes vs carbon road bikes wrt to vibration. it is widely stated that carbon is a smoother ride, but the best i can find out on the subject is ...
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Vibrations in one of the pedals [closed]

I feel vibrations in one of the pedals when I put my weight on it. It feels like the ball bearing is broken or something. Is that possible? How difficult is it to fix the ball bearings on the pedals ...
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How to reduce vibrations to handlebars on aluminium road bike

Question: How can I reduce the vibrations to the handlebars on an all-aluminium road bike? Either to the rider's hands or to the camera, or both. I have been riding an all-alloy road bike for the ...