Uh … Epic Fail.

Uh … Epic Fail.
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I was having some major creaking issues with my bike starting Wed night on my way home from work. I couldn’t quite figure it out, and I figured it was coming from the bottom bracket area.

So I removed the BB, greased it back up, torqued it down, reinstalled the arms.

I then realized what happened, took a photo, and put them on properly.

Still creaking. Mark “Torque Wrench” Lisch from the shop told me to check my chainring bolts. Before I did that I removed the BB again, put it all back together … and still creaked.

Turns out, it was my crank bolts to begin with. Tightened them up, and my bike is quiet.

Note to self: Always listen to the mechanic with 18 years experience.

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About Geo

I pedal a lot and spend time on two wheels. Greenie at heart. I have one chance at this whole life thing - so I better make the most of it.

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