Bicycle Mechanics - Wobbling Chain and creaking noize
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05-11-10, 01:32 AM
Hi there,i own and ride a surly steam roller with shimano exage/pake chain ring 46t and kmc Z710 chain for these past few months without any problem but its just recently that theres a loud creaking noise from the chain and when i turn the bike upside down,i notice that the chain are wobbling.Its started bugging me,is it just chain or the crank?or the cog?cog are 17t soma cog.Thankz in advance
05-11-10, 01:42 AM
Moving to mechanics.
05-11-10, 01:51 AM
Is your chainline straight?
05-11-10, 02:25 AM
yeah,it is pretty much straight.
05-11-10, 06:24 AM
It could be a number of things. I doubt it's the cogs though or the chain. You probably have a loose crank arm or a bent spindle.
05-11-10, 03:02 PM
Remove the chain and spin the crank to see if the chainring runs true or is bent.
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