[CR]Re: OFF TOPIC: tinkling sound repair problem


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Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 13:49:35 -0400
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From: "Roy H. Drinkwater" <roydrink@mac.com>
Subject: [CR]Re: OFF TOPIC: tinkling sound repair problem

>"what did you expect, buying a new bike that is sort of
>brushed silvery color that starts with the letter 'L'?")--ANYWAY
>
>it makes a tinkling sound--erratic, here and there, almost always under
>stress or load (on hills and sprints) and is getting worse. we have tried:
>lubing the bottom bracket, checking the cables, changing the chain rings,
>truing the wheels, etc--STILL, that pesky almost shoe lace-in-the-spokes
>sound that just won't go away.

A couple of ball bearings stuck in the top tube by a disgruntled retro-grouch?

Roy "take this ti & shove it, I ain't riding it no more" Drinkwater Lititz "now it's sprinkling", PA