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    Jet 9 RDO links squeaking - repack?

    I've had my RDO since March and have less than 500 miles on it. Never washed it with hose; always hand washed.

    I can't believe I am getting squeaking from my links. It sounds like the lower links.

    Do I repack the bearings? If so, how?

    Anything else I should check for?
    2012 Niner Jet 9 RDO (Tang, XTR groupo)
    2011 Giant Reign 2 (XT groupo)

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    Sounds like maybe its time to clean the bike. Hosing isn't good but cleaning is. Probably just dirt between the likes and the frame.
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    Quote Originally Posted by duffin View Post
    I've had my RDO since March and have less than 500 miles on it. Never washed it with hose; always hand washed.

    I can't believe I am getting squeaking from my links. It sounds like the lower links.

    Do I repack the bearings? If so, how?

    Anything else I should check for?
    Trying applying some teflon lube to all the pivot points & double checking that all the bolts are tight....that usually resolves a squeaky rear end

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    I took the whole suspension apart short of pulling the bearings and cleaned everything and reassembled with just a dab of Park Tools Polylube 1000.

    Raced it 26 miles on Saturday through rock gardens in Annadel State Park and squeak didn't come back. Whew!

    However, I did notice the left side of the rocker arm has a bit more space between it and the seat tube frame mount. Not sure if that is by design or not.
    2012 Niner Jet 9 RDO (Tang, XTR groupo)
    2011 Giant Reign 2 (XT groupo)

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