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Strange noise from Mavic Aksiums

BwganBwgan Posts: 389
edited July 2014 in Workshop
Hi guys,

Playing about with my bike upside down tonight and when I spin either the front or rear wheel there is a strange noise. It almost sounds like tiny bits of metal inside the rim being jiggled about
I bought the wheels new in Nov last year and have probably done around 2-2.5k miles on them

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  • ugo.santaluciaugo.santalucia Posts: 24,248
    It's probably tiny shavings of metal from the drilling process... very common. If you remove the rim tape, you might be able to shake them off
  • BwganBwgan Posts: 389
    Ok thanks for your help will have a look next wet day
  • pirniepirnie Posts: 242
    I've had similar noises (but usually in the winter) resulting from road salt recrystallising inside my rims and rattling about. I had to spend about 10 minutes using the wheel as a salt shaker to get it all out the valve hole ;)
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