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Old 05-05-08, 11:53 AM
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Pedals click

My left MKS sylvan road pedal clicks when i pedal.

ignore or try and adjust the bearings??

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Old 05-05-08, 11:54 AM
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Pedal clicking tends to be caused, not by bearing issues, but, rather, by the interface between the pedal and the crankarm. My recommendation is to remove the pedals, put some grease on the threads, and reinstall.
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Old 05-05-08, 12:41 PM
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make sure theyre not crossthreaded at all
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Are you sure its the pedal? Other possibilities are loose/broken chainring bolt (happened to me yesterday, resulting in a "pedal" click), or loose or worn BB (also can make a similar clicking noise per rotation).
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yeah it's definately a loose BB or crank arm. idk what to do
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Check to see if your chainring bolts, crank bolts, and pedals are snugged up. You can do this with a couple of allen wrenches.
If that doesn't fix it, you should remove your cranks and either tighten or overhaul your bottom bracket...this requires special tools, so you may just want to bring it into the LBS if your BB turns out to be the problem.
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Old 05-05-08, 03:52 PM
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i recently got some wellgo track pedals (yeah, they're cheapie, but hear me out) and one of them started clicking. i rebuilt the whole pedal and it still clicked, and it turned out the piece that goes around the outside (don't know what it's called, but it's the piece that goes from front to back in that picture up there) was just a little loose. tightened the bolts on those and wham bam no more clicking. maybe it doesn't apply, but i tried, eh?
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ewwww crossthreaded pedals = no beuno
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posting in a shants thread!
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crossthreaded wellgos are what i wrecked from =/
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It's probably your BB. Just re-install that fool and you should be fine.
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I'm not sure what fixed my clicking noise, but I lubed and tightened my driveside pedal to the crankarm and also tightened the nuts&bolts on the clips. Silent and feels more solid.
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When I thought my cranks clicked, I regreased my Thomson seatpost bolts and it fixed the noise.

I figured that out by pressing hard on the saddle and heard a noise...

Worth a shot..
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BUMP

my right pedal clicks when i pedal... i flipped the bike today and noticed there is VERY TINY SLIGHT play on the right pedal and the left had no play at all.

its the stock wellgo pedal from motobecane messenger. is there a way i can adjust inside for this pedal? i have tightened it to the crank arm real tight... and there is still play.
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Old 02-28-09, 03:22 AM
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BUMP^^^

before i start a new thread? lol
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