- Creaking under load – possibly BB?
So this is a new creak this weekend. Only creaks when under load. For the most part when on the flats and just lightly pedaling there is no noise, but when going up the hills or just putting more pressure on the flats you can hear the creak (whether I am standing or sitting).
It sounds like its coming from the BB area, but my last creak was from teh compeletly differnt area so I cant 100% be sure.
Worth just taking off the crans and regreasing it all?
Any other possible places that could cause the creak under load?Posted 5 months agopedladMember
I’ve got to chase one of these down on pedlad eldest son’s. Changed the bb (which did need doing) thinking that would be an easy fix but still creaking like a b’stard when you pedal. Nothing when you bounce but don’t pedal so I don’t think it’s the suspension bearings.Posted 5 months agonicko74Member
The last creak I had sounded like the BB, even though the BB was pretty new. I went round tightening chainring bolts, checking the QRs were tight, tightened up the saddle bolts and seatclamp. Eventually I think I traced it to the bottle cage bolts – they were a bit loose, so under load the minute flexing of the frame caused them to creak. Greased and tightened and seems to have been banished for now.Posted 5 months ago
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