Reid making clicking noises...

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Reid making clicking noises...

Postby newbikeorupgrade » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:05 pm

When I peddle medium/hard and or tilt/wiggle/ride straight ect I get clicking noises...
Going to take it to the bike shop but any ideas?

frame,crankset,rear fork,bad design?

(it's not my primary bike)
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Re: Reid making clicking noises...

Postby Kingfisher » Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:04 pm

I hear a clicking noise when I ride my bike too! The location the sound is coming from is hard to pin down, however I have narrowed it down to either my left knee and/or right knee, however it could also be lower back, left or right ankle or just some residual hearing damage I have from attending a gig the Screaming Jets played at the Hallam Hotel in the mid 1990's. Hope that helps in some way..... :wink:
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Re: Reid making clicking noises...

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:19 pm

Make sure the wheels are on tight. :wink:

Had it long? If not it's a warranty issue.
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Re: Reid making clicking noises...

Postby HLC » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:59 pm

Could be anything!

-handle bars loose In stem (mine creak occasionally when climbing)
-crank bolts loose
-chainring bolts loose (most likely)
-anything else that tightens or is fixed by bolts on the driveline loose
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Re: Reid making clicking noises...

Postby Moe » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:34 am

+1 on the chainring bolts.
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Re: Reid making clicking noises...

Postby celeste boy » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:36 am

Would like more info on type of bike but for my 2c worth:

* Chain too tight or too loose
* Back wheel slightly off centre.

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