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There can be a number of creak sources. Let me share my example. I bought a bike with 28-spoke wheels. (Normally, I would not purchase a bike with anything less than 36 spokes per wheel, but unfortunately it has become hard to find bicycles with reasonable spoke count.) Needless to say, the wheels lost spoke tension after riding a while. The front wheel lost ...


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Where did you buy it? I'm guessing that your local bike store, unless they were the place where you purchased it, probably has little if any interest in working on the bike, unless you are willing to pay a good amount. I looked at the specs on this bike and the crank/bottom bracket is not precisely described. Pictures would be helpful, but if the bottom ...


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I just replaced mine today, I got a higher quality than what I used to have. The one I had was cheap quality and failed on me with only 300 km , lots of knocking sounds coming out of it. Honestly higher quality less stress, and more peace of mind


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With accurate vernier calipers or a micrometer, measure the width of the outside plates. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_chain#Width shows this table of chain widths. Speeds Width 6 7.3 mm (9⁄32 in) (Shimano HG), 7.1 mm (9⁄32 in) (SRAM, Shimano IG) 7 7.3 mm (9⁄32 in) (Shimano HG), 7.1 mm (9⁄32 in) (SRAM, Shimano IG) 8 7.3 mm (9⁄32 in) (Shimano HG), ...


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I have the exact same problem (noise from rear wheel - plus the rear cassette does a little click when engaging which may or mayn't be normal). Bike Shop replaced bottom bracket bearings in error. The noise matches the cadence of my pedalling as oppose to wheel rotation. The idea to torque it with and without the cassette at bike shop makes sense. That might ...


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