So, I went riding this evening, and looked over the bike but forgot to check the axles... The FRONT axle was loose and had been making the sound
Fortunately, I noticed it after only a minute or two and tightened it back up. No issues the rest of the ride, bike was quite.
Originally Posted by Aurelius
I've had that happen twice. Each time I could swear the creaking sound was coming from the crank, when it was actually coming from the rear axle, which needed tightening.