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Shimano spd pedal clicking on downstroke on left side

I got a pair of shimano spd pedals less than a month ago and installed them on my bike (currently set up on an indoor trainer) and started to notice a click recently on the downstroke as I come over ...
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Why is my bike making a grinding and clicking noise?

I recently received my new Canyon Grizl CF SLX 8 with a GRX Di2 2x11 groupset. Fresh out of the box I put it in my stand to go through the gears. I immediately noticed a constant clicking noise like ...
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Constant clicking noise, but I've replaced all the parts

My bike (Specialized Diverge E5) has a very annoying click. It's a light click, just loud enough to be audible. It occurs approximately 1-2 times per revolution (inconsistently). Occasionally there'll ...
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Clicking noise problem

I started having clicking noises when I pedal hard. I tried to isolate the problem, and that's what I found. The clicking happens when I push on the pedal as shown in this video: ...
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Front wheel making a tick noise with each rotation ans the wheel does not run freely when spun by hand, stops soon after the click noise

I just bought a new Triban 500 from Decathlon. During the first ride I noticed a click sound with each rotation of the wheel (sounds like a car indicator being on). When I spin the wheel by hand it ...
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Can't keep new drivetrain from clicking and jumping

Recently I replaced crank, chains and cassette on my about 4 years old trekking bike. All parts are low priced Shimano parts, just as the ones I replaced. New crank and cassette have lesser numbers of ...
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Clicking / cracking noise rotating crank MTB

Suddenly during the ride, strange cracking noise started to happen. It happens even without a chain. The crank seems to rotate smoothly otherwise. There are more cracking noises when rotating forward. ...
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2020 Huffy Arlington Adult Trike clicking noise from rear axle in dual chain Trike

While pedaling or spinning the left or right rear wheels there is a clicking sound like something is skipping. It comes from the right rear wheel area. When spinning the left rear wheel the right rear ...
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Brake or Wheel Click under braking

I have a clicking from my rear wheel (sometimes in the front too), when applying my brakes. Sounds similar to a aluminum can tab being snapped, or can being flexed. Product Brand Model Caliper ...
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Clicking sound when pedalling hard

EDIT: Dropped it off at my local bike shop and the mechanic had the following to say about it: Bottom bracket very low quality, also worn bearings. Due to open frame type was a lot of dirt inside ...
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Chain clicking when pedaling?

I just purchased a new bike from my LBS today (Giant Escape 3 Disc 2021) and decided to take it out for a ride. I rode for maybe 4 miles and it rode perfectly for nearly the entire time until I ...
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Noise when powering down on left crank only

This one is a mystery to me. I ride a carbon road bike and just recently a clicking noise has developed when I push hard on the left side crank only (right side makes no noise). I have tried different ...
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Which bike independent powermeter to choose for non-click pedals? [closed]

I (will) have the following bikes: Bike1 (current bike): https://www.boc24.de/p/compel-rr-100/213327/#itemId=213327-1 Bike2 (potential): https://www.canyon.com/de-at/gravel-bikes/all-road/grail/grail-...
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Very rapid clicking on pedals

I purchased a brand new Raleigh Overtake hybrid bicycle last week. On my fourth ride, the pedals started clicking loudly and rapidly, not unlike the sound of winding an alarm clock. It only makes the ...
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Conditional clicking from back wheel

This drives me nuts for months, I cannot figure out where the clicking sound comes from. Only comes out after driving uphill, and not on the largest back gear, also not on smallest! Only happens when ...
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Noise between Seat Tube and Top Tube

I bought a Trek X-Caliber 9, September last year. About a month ago it started to do a very annoying sound between the welded junction of the Seat Tube and the Top Tube. What I have tried: Switch ...
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Diagnosing the cause of clicking sound coming from drivetrain

My bike is making a clicking sound on every downstroke of the left crank. Here's a recording I took while out on a ride: https://soundcloud.com/jugdish/20210309-1510-recording-2-edit/s-x5znI4sdTPu It ...
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Fixed gear bike chain alignment

I have recently converted my old early 90s 18 speed Peugeot road bike to a fixed gear. The chain is clicking when pedalling and is out of line by about 10mm as you can see in the photo. The rear cog ...
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Clicking Left Pedal on Bowflex C6

I have a one month old Bowflex C6 spin bike. I am having a problem where the left pedal (SPD one side and toe cage on the other) clicks a lot when I am riding. I have verified that the crank arm is ...
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Clicking Sound with the Bike Stopped

I have a Giant E-Bike and I've just noticed that it makes a clicking sound when it is stopped, the front brake is applied and it's being pushed/pulled with the handlebars. I've removed the brake ...
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Clicking in a certain gear with SRAM drive train

I have a new bike with exactly the same problem and same drivetrain (SRAM GX) as shown in this video: (not my video). When pedalling with the chain on the 5th smallest ...
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Schwinn Meridian Trike clicking

So I just bought a bike for my first time as an adult, yay! More specifically I got a Schwinn Meridian trike. Just got it together yesterday and it rides fine but when I ride it or roll it forward it ...
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Clicking front hub after overhaul

I repacked a front hub I haven't worked on before and can't get rid of the clicking. (It wasn't clicking before I repacked it, just sluggish and overdue for an overhaul.) Bike is a 2016 Kona Sutra; ...
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Popping/clicking noise from road bike

first posting here. I bought a second hand Madone 4.5 which makes this weird popping/clicking noise on a few gears, here’s a video to better describe. This happens on my stand or while riding. I ...
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Pedals feel like they’re clicking while pedaling

I am new to cycling and have recently purchased a brand new 2020 Cannondale Caadx 105 Cyclo-cross Bicycle. I have had it for around 2-3 weeks now and I’ve started to notice a clicking feeling while I ...
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Hydraulic disc brake clicks once when I pull the brake lever and the braking force is very bad

I have a brand new Trek Marlin 5 (1-2 months old) with hydraulic disc brakes and the rear brake doesn’t work well and when I pull the brake lever, it clicks once somewhere in the frame (cables inner ...
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Broken Shimano Nexus 8 Gear Hub

My HUb is a Nexus SG-8R31, 7 years and 3500 miles (5600Km) old. It has just developed a loud "clicking" noise when going forward, This happens both on and off the bike. It sounds like a broken ball ...
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Unidentified clicking sound coming from front wheel area when performing an endo

I have recently bought a Canyon Strive CF and have had no problems or crashes on it. However, there is an unpredictable clicking sound coming from the front wheel area (not sure whether it's from the ...
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Bicycle chainring dropping/ making a click sound. Help! [duplicate]

My bike is a bit dirty but can someone explain whats happening and a possible fix for this issue? a video with the issue on imgur
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Clicking in just one chainring

I wonder if anyone can suggest any reason why I might be getting a regular clicking (two to each crank revolution, at the same place each time) from the crank/BB area of my bike. I understand these ...
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Why is my front crank clicking/creaking?

I've purchased a new bike. Carrera Hellcat is the model. I'm getting a click noise from the front crank but only when the middle sprocket has the chain on it, there are 3 at the front. There are ...
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Right Shimano SPD pedal clicks on down stroke

I recently bought Shimano SPD pedals for indoor cycling on Zwift. I have not had them very long at all maybe a month. Every downstroke I hear a loud click on my right pedal. I thought it may have ...
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What is wrong with my bike? Where is this sound coming from?

My mountain bike has 3 sprockets in the front and 7 in the back. Whenever I use the center sprocket in the front there is a clicking sound. I cannot identify exactly where it is from, I don't see the ...
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Chain cassette noise

Hello fellow cyclists, I just bought a new Home Trainer that has a Shimano 105 Cassette. My Bike has an Ultegra drivetrain with less than 600km (375mi). I have checked the wear of the chain which ...
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Silent kick stand? How to?

Is there any way to make a kick stand silent during riding on uneven, stone roads and paths? I am actually refering to the "cube kick stand" for the "cube acid, kick stand ready, 2017" mtbike.
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Clicking sound coming from rear

In the middle of one ride my bike started making clicking sound from the rear. And I can't find the source since that. Here is a video of it: https://photos.app.goo.gl/RZKb7C3L76TbnMVF7 As many ...
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Bicycle clicking popping sound felt in the pedals usually when pedalling hard

Bicycle is a year old fairly cheap road bike with ~1000 miles. Transmission is 2x7 speed-derailleur design, so 14 gears total. Clicking noise somewhere near the drivetrain-ish area when pedaling ...
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Hole in fork crown welding seam

Some time ago I noticed a clicking noise somewhere in headset area. Noise appears under pressure, also it clicks when I tightening the headset. First thought was that problem is with headset bearings, ...
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Clicking sound on each rotation of the pedals only when riding

Let me prefix this by saying that I don't know much about bikes. Especially from the terminology perspective. When riding, I can hear a relatively quiet click when I push down on the pedals. It ...
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Feeling of click/slip when pedalling

This is very hard to explain, but I will try my best. I recently got a Shimano Ultegra cassette, crankset, front and back derailleurs, chain, and cables installed on my Giant TCX SLR1 2015 bike. ...
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Clicking sound on handlebar

I get a clicking sound every time I go uphill, sometimes I can even feel it. It's coming from somewhere around the handlebar. I keep thinking that my handlebar might be cracking but its just my ...
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Clicking while pedaling

I recently purchased a 2nd hand bike, and I am facing a clicking noise when I pedal (under slightly higher than normal load). I feel it almost as a pair of clicks in both pedals, and I feel one click ...
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Clicking feeling when I pedal

I've been riding my bike for quite some time now, and I've noticed I get a clicking feeling when I'm pedaling. I've tried checking the rear derailleur's shifting, tension screws and the derailleur ...
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What is causing this sound?

https://vimeo.com/270962821?utm_source=email&utm_medium=vimeo-cliptranscode-201504&utm_campaign=28749 Guys at the bike shop recommended a bottom bracket change would fix the problem however ...
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Clicking front wheel, road bike

The Ms got a new road bike not long ago with an Oval Concepts 527 wheelset. She has a persistent clicking noise coming from the front wheel after only a thousand or 1500 miles, and I can't quite ...
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Front wheel axle making clicking sound

Recently, I realized that my bike front wheel axle is making clicking sound. Now, i am trying to resolve the problem. Do I need to put a grease(special oil), or I need to buy new front wheel axle, ...
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Eccentric bottom bracket click clack on each pedal revolution?

Can anyone suggest what this "click/clack" noise coming from my BB might be a result of? It's a Wheels Mfg eccentric, PF30. The bike is newly assembled.
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How can I find out what's clicking on my bike?

I've got a relatively new (~ 3 months old) road bike and whilst I'm riding I can hear a clicking noise coming from the bike. It seems to be when I apply pressure to the left crank. The bike is a ...
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click noise from chainrings

I'm experiencing clicking noises when I put pressure on the pedals (either side). The bike is a CAAD12 105 (it has FSA chainrings). I've done some investigation to pinpoint the source of the clicking....
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Something clicks while pedaling

My road bike with square taper Chorus crankset has developed a click when pedaling. The click happens always in the same pedal position, right crank forward, on both chainrings. Since the noise ...
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