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Rear wheel not running smoothly.

Hi, i was just wondering if anyone could help me with my bike problem.

I recently noticed when i rode my bike that it was taking much more effort to ride; I also noticed that when i took it inside, the rear wheel isn't spinning smoothly. it spins approximately one-and a half cycles smoothly and then becomes stiff...and then smooth again.

Is it possible to fix it myself? or should i just throw it out? its a malvern...nothing too fancy.

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Thank you for using fixya, the problem that you are encountering may be attributed to the freewheel (rear) or the hub to axle assembly on both front and rear.

Im currently using a Haro Flightline and used a few. When this kind of problem occurs, you may want to focus on the following:

crank set: remove the chain and check if it rolls freely, if not, try to open the case and look out for broken ball bearings or misalligned parts, then lubricate it.

Rear wheel assembly: remove the chain and the whole assembly from the bike, then check if it rolls freely. If not, same method, check the bearings and the freewheel. allign and lubricate it.

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