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  • christof
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    Hi had the same creaking on my trek fuel ex 6. I thought greasing the bearings would sort it to no avail.
    What I found after a basic clean and oil it that it was the seat post. After a light coating the creaking has disappeared!
    Hope this is helpful!
    Chris

    Premier Icon phinbob
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    Hi,

    I’ve had an annoying creaking under pedal load on my SC Superlight. I’ve checked chainset, pedals etc so decided that maybe a pivot bearing change was in order.

    I expected the bearings to be a interference fit, but both sides came out really easily and the new ones could be pushed back in by hand should I be worried? They weren’t loose in the frame, just not tight and the swingarm seems pretty solid and moves smoothly.

    Thanks

    Needless to say the annoying creak is still there 🙁

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