sometimes i hear clicking and it's the crank arm hitting the cable end of
the front derailer. that's probably not it but it's worth a check.
On Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:55:38 PM UTC-7, Jay in Tel Aviv wrote:
> Requesting the help of you wise list members to stop the clicking from the
> rear wheel of my Sam Hillborne.
> The wheel is an Eno hub expertly laced to an A23 rim by Anthony of
> Longleaf. Still round and true after 2 years of commuting 60-100 miles/week.
> The clicking happens once I hit a certain speed but regardless of whether
> I am sitting or standing (rule out the saddle and seatpost), pedaling or
> coasting (rule out chain, crank, freewheel).
> Sheldon says it must be coming from loose spokes. But the each pair of
> same side spokes emit the same tone when plucked, and the wheel is
> otherwise perfect.
> I brought it to my LBS who also says the spokes are not to blame, and
> wants me to replace the hub bearings.
> Is this a reasonable guess? The hubs spin beautifully but the clicking is
> driving me nuts.
> What say you wise ones?
> Jay in TLV, where it is not at all simple to procure the common in the US
> sealed bearings specified by WI, so I would like to be fairly sure before
> ripping my hubs apart
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