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Old April 2nd 05, 10:54 PM
Pat
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Last summer, I knew that my Look pedals had a bad bearing. So, when I
started hearing the cl-ick every time my right leg was fully extended, I
assumed it was the darned pedal. I decided to try Speedplay Zeros. Imagine
my surprise when I put the new pedals on and the cl-ick didn't go away!

So, then, I tightened the seat post bolt. I tightened the saddle bolt. I
tightened the pedals and the cleats on my shoes. Still the cl-ick with every
revolution. It doesn't make the noise when I put the bike on a stand.

Today, I rode a 100K with that annoying click. I tried some experiments on
the way. If I didn't have my right foot in the pedal, I didn't get the
cl-ick sound. If I coasted, I didn't get the cl-ick sound. If I stood up and
pedaled, I didn't get the cl-ick sound.

Could it be the bottom bracket? I guess I'll get the tools and take it apart
and have a look. My hunch is that it is the saddle, somehow...like maybe one
of the rails is moving. It's a Terry Liberator Y, for what that's worth. The
rails seem tight.

Has anyone had this problem and figured it out or do I just have to live
with it?

Pat in TX


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Old April 3rd 05, 03:53 PM
Michael Warner
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On Sat, 2 Apr 2005 15:54:30 -0600, Pat wrote:

Could it be the bottom bracket? I guess I'll get the tools and take it apart
and have a look.


If it goes away when you stand, putting even more force on the pedals,
clearly it's nothing down there.

My hunch is that it is the saddle, somehow...like maybe one
of the rails is moving. It's a Terry Liberator Y, for what that's worth. The
rails seem tight.


Last time I had a seat-area click, a drop of lube where the saddle's rails
are fastened to its body fixed it, but I only found that after pulling the
seatpost apart and greasing everything else first, since that's fixed it
in the past. Try the lube first, since that only takes a few seconds :-)

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