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creaky rear end(3 posts)

creaky rear endmarinrider
Sep 5, 2003 10:15 AM
I bought a Seven last year, full DA with Ksyrium wheels. Since then, I've been trying to isolate a creak in my rear end (bike's rear end..) I think I've actually isolated it to the rear skewer. Has anyone else experienced this? Any idea on how to fix it?
re: creaky rear endflyweight
Sep 5, 2003 11:59 AM
Creaking skewers are not unheard of though usually it's designs that rely on a concave washer and a rounded lever body assembly. Creaking also can happen when riders position their QR in such a way that when closed part of the lever touches the frame (never a good idea)

Last but not least, every now and then Ksyriums creak. Drop some oil on each spoke nipple and also where the spokes meet the hub body.
re: creaky rear endinsmanblue
Sep 6, 2003 4:52 PM
I experienced this on the Ksyriums I owned. I would put a couple of drops of oil on both the front and rear skewers where is frame contacts the skewers.