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Try getting some foam sleeve for the dropper cable. Maybe it is just that. If you want to do an inspection, borrow a car mechanic’s inspection camera. It’s a tiny camera on a flexible stick, complete with lights, that will let you see into the downtube and hopefully find the source of the rattle.


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The problem with plastic front fenders is they have little torsional strength, and most are mounted at just three points. On rough road, or when you take one hand off the handlebars, the fender will oscillate at its natural frequency, twisting about the center point mount at the fork, exacerbated if you have a substantial length of fender forward of the fork....


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I experienced the same issue on a Marlin 7. Turns out that the bottom bracket was loose, so I tightened it up and the issue is gone.


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The cause is the disc brake pad spreading spring contacting the brake rotor. Apparently the slight squeeze of the brake lever changes the geometry of the mechanism so that the spring is contacting the rotor continuously rather than intermittently, and thus the click goes away. When braking hard, the spring is squeezing so hard on the rotor (SM-RT64) that the ...


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If you're going fast enough, take the lane. That way traffic behind you has to stay behind you. If the corners are the only places where you need to cut in, then take the lane well ahead of the corner - sit in the middle of the lane or in the more-central wheel track. Avoid sitting in the outer-most wheel track, because that might encourage a car to pass ...


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