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Had a little tumble yesterday...

Old 04-07-19, 12:13 PM
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Had a little tumble yesterday...

...and the bike landed on the drive side pedal. The crank is slightly tilted from the impact, so the chainline goes in and out by about a half millimeter. Also there is now a creak when I mash up a hill, but only on the non-drive side pedal. Which seems odd to me.

Is this something to worry about? I have a 600K brevet coming up next weekend.
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Old 04-07-19, 12:25 PM
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I would take both cranks off and reinstall. That at least give the chance to fix it self.
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Old 04-07-19, 01:37 PM
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I would definitely take a look with removal of the crankset and BB. Since you hear a creak, your BB might have bore the worst of the impact from your tumble.
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Shimano UN-55 bottom brackets are around $20. If you have the tools and can get the original out, that might be one way to go. I've been meaning to get a dial indicator rig to check run-out on the various bearing and spindles that populate my world (not just bikes)

of course you just might need to snugg up the left crank bolt.
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Hoping it’s nothing major and you get it sorted out.
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