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    Another ticker...

    Hello all. I've gotten my bike out of mothballsand am slowly cleaning it up while riding to work. This past week I've noticed aticking noise when I push on the left hand pedal. I checked thechain links(good) but found that the back wheel has about 3cm side to side play in it. any advice?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gallowglass5
    Hello all. I've gotten my bike out of mothballsand am slowly cleaning it up while riding to work. This past week I've noticed aticking noise when I push on the left hand pedal. I checked thechain links(good) but found that the back wheel has about 3cm side to side play in it. any advice?
    I don't understand side play. Are you saying the wheel is loose at the hub or wiggles on the axle or that the wheel is out of true? 3 cm is a pretty big number. Do you mean 3 mm?

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    If i'm looking at it right it wiggles at the axle. And you're right it is about 3 mm(I shoulda studied harder...

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    Hello?

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    my left hand pedal is ticking as well but only when i am riding ( not pedaling by hand whilst bike off ground) maybe we have the same problem

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