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Turns out my mtb isn't doing too good. Theres a really stiff feeling when i pedal, i think its from the bottom bracket/ crank area or the rear hub / cassette. Also i cant bring the pedals back in the 2 oclock position after stopping, the chain won't go back.
It feels like I'm pedaling squares on it as well, like its impossible to do smooth pedal strokes.

Any ideas? Cheers.
 

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Turns out my mtb isn't doing too good. Theres a really stiff feeling when i pedal, i think its from the bottom bracket/ crank area or the rear hub / cassette. Also i cant bring the pedals back in the 2 oclock position after stopping, the chain won't go back.
It feels like I'm pedaling squares on it as well, like its impossible to do smooth pedal strokes.

Any ideas? Cheers.
Any/all of those plus the rear derailleur. Just need to check them.
 

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bottom bracket
freehub

Those two would be my guess

If you take the chain off the front chainring and give that a spin then you'll be able to tell what the condition of the bearings in the BB are like in isolation.

A major service (perhaps by the good folks at the lbs) sounds in order
 
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