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    Handlebar area creaks

    Whenever I ride from a start the handlebar area would creak, it'll also happen when I would make a quick/sharp turn with the handlebar. Does anyone know whats causing this?

    I did grease the handlebar/stem area so I'm assuming that won't be it. I did also take the front brake off to see if it would stop the creak noise but nada.



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    it's probably where your stem clamps down on your bars. take the bars out, put a drop of lube in there, tighten up properly and i bet you'll be fine.

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    Already greased. Could be brake housing rubbing something, could be headset (maybe?), could be front hub.
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    problem solved!, after taking the stem/handblebar off to inspect.


    I think the problem was the nuts holding the stem down being overtightened cuz it took forever to unscrew the damn thing. This time I didn't tighten the screw too much. and now that creaking noise is gone.

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