The last time I had this problem, it turned out to be worn pedal bearings. I
rebuilt the pedals with new bearings, and the noise stopped.
> On Oct 17, 2016, at 4:57 AM, Eric Karnes <epkar...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 the
> 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, albeit louder.
> 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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