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I have the 2019 version of this bike, also bought from Evans. The bottom bracket is threaded (a screw fit) and unlikely to be creaking already. I do agree with the other answers on safety - the frame is safety critical and you could cost yourself more in dentistry than a bike costs. Evans' liability is only really to refund your money. Bikes are in short ...


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All of the rattling and popping appears to be coming from chain rub on the front derailleur, poor rear derailment indexing, and the chain jumping on the rear cassette sprockets. You seem to have convinced yourself that the noises are caused by the crank bearings. That's highly unlikely and easily disproved. Take the chain off the chainrings and spin the ...


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My 1990 Cannondale had a creaky bottom bracket that the dealer could not fix. Crazy that this is still a thing. I was only able to address it by completely disassembling, cleaning, and reinstalling with LocTite High Strength locking adhesive. Luckily I've not had to service the bottom bracket in the subsequent 30 years.


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As others have said the bike may not be safe to ride. A frame failure when riding can cause a nasty crash. Don;t ride it. You must return the bike. It's faulty and dangerous. I think there are some issues with what Evans cycles have told you to do though. I think you are saying they told you to work with Canondale directly to return the bike and get a ...


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return the bike to Cannondale as there is a welding fault in the area north of the front part of the frame If true, that bike is probably not safe to ride. If the shop showed you where the problem is, posting a picture of that area would probably be useful. For what it's worth, if the shop that sold you the bicycle says it has an unsafe frame, I'd tend to ...


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