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either my bb or crank arm/crank is making weird noises. what can cause this ?
     
June 9, 2013 11:44 AM
dimas_s
From: Jakarta, Indonesia
20 posts
2 bikes
Weird noise as in creaking or grinding/crunching noise?

If creaking? Take it out your bb, grease the threads, and tighten it up.
If the chainring/crank arm, tighten ALL the bolts.
If grinding/crunching, its time for a new bb
     
June 9, 2013 03:30 PM
Go to a bike shop. Remember those?
     
June 9, 2013 10:25 PM
Scrodzilla
From: South of Heaven
1005 posts
2 bikes
ahh i see thanks

yeah i i know a regular bike shop that i usually go. but i just want to know what can cause this problem
     
June 10, 2013 02:37 AM
dimas_s
From: Jakarta, Indonesia
20 posts
2 bikes
did you try tightening your crankarms? when people skid crankarms can loosen. one of many reasons while a brake makes more sense
     
June 11, 2013 07:06 PM
Zeb_pepperoni
From: San Diego, CA
780 posts
9 bikes
could also be a chainring coming loose
     
June 11, 2013 07:06 PM
Zeb_pepperoni
From: San Diego, CA
780 posts
9 bikes
I've never had a bottom bracket loosen on me, only tighten. Your bottom bracket could be TOO tight and could be binding.
     
June 13, 2013 03:17 PM
StevenPreusser
From: trenton,nj
160 posts
10 bikes
go with the simplest part first , if you get one on the first heavy stroke (pause) forward and the first kickback , you should check out your chainring bolts , everything from the on should be by process of elimination .
     
June 17, 2013 01:25 AM
Bugz
From: Q boro , mad thorough
6 posts
2 bikes
the bottom bracket wont loosen, but the arms can loosen from the spindle
     
June 17, 2013 01:39 AM
Zeb_pepperoni
From: San Diego, CA
780 posts
9 bikes
miche bb's..
     
June 17, 2013 07:04 AM
outofstep
From: Los Angeles, CA
999 posts
15 bikes
i think also the crank arm becomes loose since this also happens to my friend who skids all the time..
     
June 22, 2013 12:29 PM
dimas_s
From: Jakarta, Indonesia
20 posts
2 bikes
Also, Maybe, you can check your cogs. They might be loose.

That happened to me once.

After i skid, than pedaled, than i hear weird sound.

It was that, when i skid, cog slightly loosens, than when i pedal, It locks again.
     
June 24, 2013 10:32 AM
damian_ha
7 posts
0 bikes
i think my cog is alright, cause the sound originates from the crank area
     
June 24, 2013 02:06 PM
dimas_s
From: Jakarta, Indonesia
20 posts
2 bikes
You never know..
I thought mine was from chainring too, but it was cog for me.

just saying..
     
June 25, 2013 05:54 AM
damian_ha
7 posts
0 bikes
ahh.. okay then.. thanks for the advice, i'll go check my cog
     
June 25, 2013 05:47 PM
dimas_s
From: Jakarta, Indonesia
20 posts
2 bikes
Don't go to a bike shop. If where riding fixed gears it's cause we do all our own shit. Chainring bolts. Swap out your aluminum bolts for chromo and use the proper tool for the back side or a butter knife
     
August 14, 2013 03:46 AM
Killerseagull
From: Louisville ky
73 posts
10 bikes

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