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Old 12-18-07, 11:12 AM   #1
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There's a creak/squeak on my bike, frame flexes....

Hey dudes. In the last 24 hours a squeak has developed somewhere on my Dawes Galaxy. It happens only when I'm sitting on it and riding, but I needn't be actually pedalling. Just now I tried pressing one foot onto a pedal while standing next to the bike, and I can cause the noise to happen like that. I can also feel the frame flexing significantly if I push the pedal or crank arms, or even the BB, side to side. Is that ok or is it not meant to happen? It sounds like the creaky-squeak is coming from the frame itself.

Any ideas?
I'm due to ride 130 miles on this bike in 34 hours...

Thanks

--Joe

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Old 12-18-07, 11:16 AM   #2
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Clean the frame espesially around the BB and check for cracks. if you can have someone else look while you flex the frame.
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