Questions tagged [noise]

Questions referring to the cause and cessation of creaks, squeaks and other abnormal bike noises

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Clonking sound when pedalling in 5th and 6th gear?

I just purchased a bike, with 7 gears. When I cycle in 5th and 6th gear it's making a clonking noise when pedalling. It doesn't do this noise in any other gear just the 5th and 6th. My partner said ...
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Hearing a consistent high pitch noise that matches my cadence

I've been cycling on my Trek Emonda S4 for about 530 km so far and I've noticed a high-pitched but quiet sound while I'm out. It increases in volume and pitch as I increase my cadence. I'm concerned I ...
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Nasty noise from chain device

Hi I've purchased and fitted a superstar components plasma chain device in my specialized big hit. It makes a terrible noise and I really don't see why. As far as I can see I've set it up correctly ...
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Burley trailer hitch noise

We tow a Burley Nomad trailer behind our tandem. Love the trailer, but the hitch rattles and makes enough noise to be annoying. Grease or chain lube quiets it temporarily, but not for long. Does ...
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Grinding noise from headset

I have a 5 year old Merida Ride 100, which has done about 5000km. It mostly has been in dry conditions, but has seen some wet conditions once in a while. After the last ride, I noticed some grinding ...
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Square taper bottom bracket noise from street riding fixed gear

I’ve been trying to eliminate crank/bb noise in several different Sugino RD2 cranksets over the years with no luck. Always a faint click, once per revolution on the crankarms. I’ve tightened ...
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Bike makes noise while 2 out of 3 gears

I assembled a new bike. It rides smooth in first gear but makes a particular noise in 2nd and 3rd gear. It doesn't seem to be from the wheel because it's not there if I turn the wheels in air, but it ...
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Rear Derailleur Noises

When I pedal on my bike there is a loud noise that increases as I go into easier gears on the cassette and in the easiest gear I can see the chain catching on the derailleur jockey wheels, why is this?...
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Clicking noise gets better with water

So here's my latest video checking the casette, you don't have to watch it all. This is the old video when running: My question is ...