Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-08-11, 12:50 PM   #1
Oil_LOL
Green Tea Lemonade
Thread Starter
 
Oil_LOL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Highland Park, NJ
Bikes:
Posts: 369
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Bottom bracket creak?

Today, I was out on a ride, when I heard this creak coming from the bottom of my bike, whenever I pedaled even a little bit hard. I t sounded like it was coming from the front, so I thought my carbon fork was about to fail or something, and I check that and the front hub. Nothing. Also, nothing was rubbing, I even reinstalled both the wheels on the side of the road. Now, I assume that the sound is coming from the bottom bracket. Does anyone have any ideas?
Oil_LOL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-11, 01:47 PM   #2
duffer1960
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Milwaukee
Bikes: Fred cycles
Posts: 503
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Try tightening the chainring bolts. This was my prob & wouldn't have cost any $ to fix if I'd been doing my own work then. As it was, the shop replaced a perfectly good cup-and-cone bottom bracket with a cheap cartridge... nevermind, old story.
duffer1960 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:26 PM.