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Old 09-18-05, 01:09 AM   #1
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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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Old 09-18-05, 04:44 AM   #2
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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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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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