How To Fix Bottom Bracket Noises

Posted by on in Bottom Brackets, Cranksets, Pedals


I show how to find and repair clicking, ticks, creaks, squeaks, knocks, clunks, or other strange annoying sounds coming from a bike bottom bracket or cranks while pedaling. I show the most common causes for noises and how to fix them. Keep in mind a noise can seem to be coming from the bottom bracket, but can really be coming from somewhere else to the pedals, cranks, seat/seatpost, loose chain ring bolts, or even bottle cages.

Overhauling a bottom bracket:

Install a sealed cartridge bottom bracket:

Remove/install cranks:


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