Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the October Giveaway for the Haven Bicycle Co. beach cruiser


Yet another clicking thread (with pics and vids) [Solved]
#1
I have just acquired a Cervelo Soloist 2006, has the Ultegra 6600 groupset. It was making a clickity grinding sound whenever I'm on the larger 2 or 3 sprockets (doesn't matter which chainring) when I'm pedalling hard and fast.

Anyways, took my crank, chain rings, and bottom bracket off to clean, inspect, regrease and retorque. Greased my new pedals and torqued them on. Adjusted my front derailleur and rear derailleur (have adjusted the B screw as well to give plenty of slack). Still no good. I've even fully slackened the lower limit on the FD so there's plenty clearance left and right of the small chainring, have also lifted the FD up to around 3mm clearance, all to try eliminate the FD as a source, but still the exact same noise. No change in terms of sound at all.

Here's a video with sound of my grinding sound.
Grinding when pedalling

You can see here that my chain lifts off the large chainring:
Chain Lift

You can see my chainring wear here (doesn't look to be worn):
Chainring

Check this video out of my sprockets and chain rings:
Cassette and Chainring Condition


I've measured the chain stretch and it's still within 1.5mm over 12inches.
Sprockets and chain ring look alright? Chain doesn't seem too stretched based on measurement?

I haven't taken the rear wheel and cassette off yet, maybe that could be it?

Let me know guys!!

Cheers Smile
  Reply
#2
OK after lots of troubleshooting I thought I'd give the equipment a little clean.
Cleaned my chain thoroughly and lubed it.

NOISE IS GONE!!!
  Reply
#3
(10-04-2015, 04:59 PM)meducky Wrote:  OK after lots of troubleshooting I thought I'd give the equipment a little clean.
Cleaned my chain thoroughly and lubed it.

NOISE IS GONE!!!

Thanks for the update, could have been so many things making it hard to help without bike in hand. From the pics it does look like things are starting to wear some. seems like you ruled out freehub problems so when the time comes. Replace the chain and cluster @ the same time.
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
  Reply
#4
(10-04-2015, 04:59 PM)meducky Wrote:  OK after lots of troubleshooting I thought I'd give the Jes Extender from https://dudehung.com/my-jes-extender-review-and-results a equipment a little clean.
Cleaned my chain thoroughly and lubed it.

NOISE IS GONE!!!

Can't go wrong with a bit of grease!
  Reply
#5
(10-04-2015, 04:59 PM)meducky Wrote:  OK after lots of troubleshooting I thought I'd give the equipment a little clean.
Cleaned my chain thoroughly and lubed it.

NOISE IS GONE!!!

Hi Can't go wrong with a bit of grease!
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
[Sponsored] Souke Sports Cycling Apparel...
Yesterday 10:21 PM
Want to convert my 2012 salsa Fargo 2 to...
Yesterday 12:51 PM
What was your first bicycle?
10-18-2021 03:42 PM
WD40 on chain?
10-18-2021 07:29 AM
VINTAGE DERAILLEURS: Campagnolo 50s-80s
10-18-2021 02:37 AM
What's your No.1 concern when you purcha...
10-17-2021 09:18 PM
Chain skips under heavy load when pedall...
10-17-2021 06:18 PM
Gears changing by themselves
10-17-2021 06:05 PM
Bike evaluation
10-16-2021 02:06 AM
V Brakes just won’t adjust properly
10-16-2021 12:19 AM

[-]
Join BikeRide on Strava
Feel free to join if you are on Strava: www.strava.com/clubs/bikeridecom

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Souke Sports
28 posts
no avatar 2. Criminal
11 posts
no avatar 3. ReapThaWhirlwind
9 posts
no avatar 4. Zviedrs
9 posts
no avatar 5. JoJoJo
9 posts