Stiff Cranks

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3/4/2014 3:15 PM

I used to have cranks that I could crankflip and they were just good and not stiff but ever since I got my new sprocket (that is 3teeth bigger than my old sprocket) and BB they hav been really stiff and hard to crankflip. Is cause I put the bb in wrong? Is it my driver or rear hub? Or is it cause of my bigger sprocket and the chain being tighter. Plz help


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3/4/2014 3:22 PM

did you remember to put the correct sized internal spacer in the BB? if not, that's it.


3/4/2014 3:29 PM

Maybe you should grease the sprocket chain and that.




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3/4/2014 3:37 PM

If youre chain is too tight, obviously. If you have atleast 1/5" of wiggle room then thats not the problem. Your internal spacer is either missing or is too short.


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