Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Columbus, OH
Bikes: '08 Surly Cross-Check, 2011 Redline Conquest Pro, 2012 Spesh FSR Comp EVO, 2015 Trek Domane 6.2 disc
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Ticking Shimano ss freewheel
Just bouncing this off everyone to verify a hunch:
Shimano freewheels (both 1/8" and 3/32") having same issue. Under load I get a consistent 'tick tick tick tick' noise that stops when I coast.
I've examined the f'wheel off the bike and there's (what I think is) a significant amount of lateral play to the sprocket. Definitely more than when the part was new. Is this the most likely cause for this ticking noise?
Things I know it isn't: Chain, BB, pedals, cleats, hubs, chainring bolts, spokes... all the usual things one would check for with an annoying tickticktick sound.
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