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    Looking for loudest "clicking" freewheel

    I'm tired of having to tell some people to GTFO out of my way sometimes when riding. Are there any freewheels that make a loud "clicking" sound while coasting? I have a pretty standard shimano right now that is pretty quiet.

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    I don't get it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhop View Post
    I don't get it...
    He means he doesn't want to yell, "ON YOUR LEFT" so he wants a really loud freewheel.

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    The loudest freewheel I've ever ridden, was an ACS Claws. But, it started slipping, with less than 30 miles on it. Working some oil into it, so that it would work right seemed to quiet it down a bit. I now run a White Industries Eno, and it's somewhere between the volume of the Claws before and after the oiling. It has a pretty distinct tone to it, as well.

    Nobody ever seems to have a problem hearing me coming, on the MTB trails.

    The trials version of the White should be even louder, but I think it's only available in a pretty limited number of teeth.
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    too hip for a bell?

    if only chris king made freewheels... Their road freehub sounds like a pack of angry bees when you coast.
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    chris king or hugi freehub. singlespeed spacer conversion kit. get the spacers in world champion colors why don't you

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    The white industries freewheel is loud enough. youtube it.

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    get a used carbon disc thats out of true and you'll roar like a jet engine

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    What happened to playing cards in the spokes?

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    I heard Shimano freewheels are relatively quiet. So that's not what you want. I recommend degreasing the freewheel for maximum loudness. Fit some polycarbonate wheel dish thingies to amplify the sound.

    Loudest freewheel. lol.

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    get a bell.

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    white industries trials freewheel is the loudest I've heard.

    ACS claws is pretty loud but cheaper; both in price and build quality

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    buy a chris king ss hub and be done with it....here's mine in action...
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    HAHA!!! we have a winner!

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    This should be fine (and also cheaper).

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    if only chris king made freewheels... Their road freehub sounds like a pack of angry bees when you coast.
    +1

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    i heard kings were loud

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnytheboy View Post
    buy a chris king ss hub and be done with it....here's mine in action...
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    i just click my brake lever, if that makes sense. works pretty well.

    just pull it in a little and let it spring back out on its own.

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    Soooooo, hub + flying squirrels = Utah.
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    "This rides nearly as nicely as your mom."

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    Quote Originally Posted by JesusBananas View Post
    Soooooo, hub + flying squirrels = Utah.
    cognition fail

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashlandjet View Post
    cognition fail
    Oooor, deliberate literal reading. It's more fun that way.
    Quote Originally Posted by striknein View Post
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    "This rides nearly as nicely as your mom."

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnytheboy View Post
    buy a chris king ss hub and be done with it....here's mine in action...

    I was gonna say AC Racing but damn that's loud, Shimano's are quiet so surprisingly are Dicta's, White industries are nearly as loud as AC racing and easier to find though much more expensive Damn that is just obnoxious

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    I hope that's not a product endorsement/recommendation ? It's basically a card in the spokes.

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