- Worn Jockey Wheels (Clicking?)
righty, still not sorted my clicking issue, im fairly certain now its either the rear mech itself or the lower jockey wheel
its a click when climbing, basically any form of steep incline, road/off road, seated, standing, and generally seems worse in the two biggest out back (1×10)
i had a new chain, new cassette and new narrow/wide race face ring fitted last week, this ticking/clicking has pretty much come since then
the only thing ive not replaced is the jockey wheels, they are about 8 months old (hope ones) and the lower one is ALOT more worn than the upper one, the thing is it shifts pretty much perfectly and is skipping gears in the slightest, only thing is the clicking type noise im getting on every revolution climbing reminds me of a click type noise you would get from chain/gears being out of sync?
when in the stand it doesnt sound overly smooth in the first 1-4 biggest gears, and every so often when just hand pedalling the cranks in the stand you see a slight jump in around the mech cage/lower wheel
so before i splash the cash on either a new mech or jockey wheels, would it be plausable that the worn jockey wheel is causing a click?
ive basically done absolutly everything now to erradicate this click, im sure its to do with the drivetrain this time at the back somewhere?Posted 4 years ago
mikolas – the actual cage itself does have a bit of play compared to a new one ive held in the lbs today
whippersnapper – thats good to know, at least it is a possibility then lol, im sure its linked to the jockey wheel/ or rear mech somewhere as i didnt have this noise prior to fitting a new chain, ring and cassette! logic suggests its something to do with that somewhere and the jockey wheels are 9 months old and the lower one is well worn
heres to hoping it cures it!Posted 4 years ago
chain ring bolts is still a slight possibility! i cant get them mega tight as the back plate bit is spinning and the groove in the back is too narrow to use a tool on!
the guys in the lbs, said that could well be the click given its not actually tightening fully – its tight and not loose by any stretch but its not tight and locked for some reason like it was before on a hope ring
rear QR is maxle and tight and greased, had that before, not the same noise but cheersPosted 4 years ago
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