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You could have a tight link in your chain or need a bottom bracket rebuild. To check the chain, put the bike upside down and turn the pedals slowly and watch for one of the links to lift slightly, if it does just work the links on either side until it loosens up. Hopefully that is what the problem is. Now, if it is the bottom bracket, take it in for service because you have to have special tools to take it apart. Good luck

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To replace the bottom bracket, you have to do some major stripping! You must remove both the left crank and the right crank arm plus chainrings. See the crank section for additional information.
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