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    Help a noob! Cant pedal anymore!

    I was riding today and all of a sudden it became extremly hard to pedal to the point where i could barely get the bike to move, it seems To be something wrong with the crank i think, what do i do? Its a single speed and the back tire seems to spin fine

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    Too little info, take it to an LBS if you can't give more specifics

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    The front crank is extremely hard to spin, what else can i say?

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    With the chain disconnected? If so, your bottom bracket is probably messed up. If the chain is still connected, it could be a variety of things. I agree, too little info. You'll have to take the bike to your LBS one way or another. Unless it's something extremely simple like your brakes are rubbing the rim...
    Why "derailer" is the correct way to spell the gear-change mechanism: sheldonbrown.com/derailer.html

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    Ive dissconected the chain and the crank is still extremely hard to spin

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    Something has gone wrong with your bottom bracket. Take it to a shop and have them fix/install a new one. Unless you want to buy the tools to do the job yourself. You'll need a crank puller and the appropriate BB tool.
    Why "derailer" is the correct way to spell the gear-change mechanism: sheldonbrown.com/derailer.html

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    Gah!!!! K ill take it in

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