I could use the collective wisdom of the group...
I have clicking sound that is driving me to distraction. It occurs on my
SimpleOne when I pedal. Sounds like one click per pedal rotation and it's
especially bad when I'm cranking down hard...as when I'm powering up a
hill. I'm pretty sure it's coming from the crank area. Two issues add to
1. Everything is new. Brand new Shimano UN55 bottom bracket and new Sugino
XD2 crankset/chainrings. While it was my first bottom bracket install, I
think everything went smoothly. Drive side threaded in almost all the way
by hand without a problem. Non-drive side was a bit tougher, and I needed a
wrench, but I attributed it to the anti-seize tape that they cover the
threads with on that side. Cranked everything down by hand with a big o'
wrench ala the Riv video and torqued the crank bolts to the proper specs.
2. This has happened twice before. My previous commuter, an old Trek
converted to single speed had the same problem. Brand new Shimano UN55
installed by my LBS. Started clicking after 10 miles or so and never
stopped. And the previous BB/crank on the SimpleOne had the same noise,
Any suggestions? Has anyone run into a similar problem before? I'm fairly
new to fixed/ss. Am I missing something?
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