New: Take part in the January 2020 BikeRide Giveaway for a HEDKAYSE | ONE bike helmet

Welcome guest! Register or sign in to participate in the cycling discussions.


Chainwheel plastic disc rubbing
#1
Hi, I'm very new to cycling after buying a Claud Butler Urban 300 a few weeks ago. All is going ok apart from being over 40 and very very unfit! I have a question about the plastic disc that is between the spokes and the largest sprocket on the rear cassette, it seems loose and the spokes scrape it noisely when freewheeling. Should it be held in place somehow and have some clearance from the spokes?

  Reply
#2
Those plastic guards are usually fit onto your hub flange before the freewheel/cassette is installed. Sometimes there are plastic clips hooking them onto the spokes. If these snap off you end up getting the noise you're describing. Remove your <a href="http://bikeride.com/replace-freewheel/">freewheel</a> or <a href="http://bikeride.com/replace-cassette-cluster/">cassette</a> and take a look, maybe it has just popped out of position. If it's broken you'll have to replace it, but they should be super cheap at your local bike shop.

  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Rear disc brake is rubbing dwc7 6 198 01-13-2020, 07:17 PM
Last Post: dwc7
  setting up disc brakes on a frame not made for disc breaks Deadguy 0 4,586 06-01-2016, 08:53 AM
Last Post: Deadguy
  Disc brake pads catching disc after fork change Matt9 0 5,134 08-28-2014, 02:36 PM
Last Post: Matt9
  Plastic Spoke Protector Guard. DragonWriter 2 6,545 07-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Last Post: DragonWriter
  How to fix old dual lever brakes- plastic spacer broken Justine 2 5,461 04-21-2014, 02:31 PM
Last Post: 1FJEF
  Chainwheel on Schwinn Meridian dancer 7 7,484 04-07-2014, 06:19 PM
Last Post: dancer
  Non-disc brake wheel on disc brake suspension fork? petko8680 7 8,694 03-18-2014, 08:17 PM
Last Post: petko8680
  Brake pads rubbing Blackwell1988 5 15,823 02-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Last Post: cny-man
  Rubbing Front Derailleur Texcards 9 8,488 07-25-2013, 01:19 AM
Last Post: Painkiller
  Odd rubbing/creaking noise cortinamarque3 3 4,569 07-23-2013, 05:32 AM
Last Post: cortinamarque3

Forum Jump: