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Clicking Driving me mad

Old 06-16-15, 02:24 AM
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Clicking Driving me mad

I have a problem which has been gradually driving me insane. When I pedal and there is any degree of torque on the pedals, I get this clicking.
When the bike starts off in the morning, it's not there, then it gets gradually worse.

2 things it's not -

Pedals: I fitted new pedals at the weekend as I thought it might be the bearings. Same problem came up again after about 15 miles.

Front derailleur: Checked and checked again. The chain does not come into contact with it in any way unless changing up or down. Same noise on both wheels, and when pedalling backwards

I made a film of the problem here. Please excuse dodgy camera work:


Any ideas anyone?
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Greetings, try turning the pedals while in a repair stand, if not clicking then It sounds like the saddle or rails may be the culprit. Try putting some lube on the rails, and tightening the clamp. Many times noises as you indicate are coming from the saddle.
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Clean and grease pedal threads
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Had a smiliar noise some time ago and it was a chain link binding. Or possibly chain ring tooth out of alignment?
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