Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:32 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 17 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 2:10 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2006 1:38 pm
Posts: 679
Location: Greater Pittsburgh
I have a SRAM PF30 pressed in my NeilPryde Bura SL and when I sprint or climb (i.e. any time I add a little power…) is squeaks to no end.

My wife's new Parlee has the HSC PF30 which is dead silent… Is there a way to quite down the SRAM, or should I just bit the bullet and pull it out and replace it with another HSC?

_________________
"Suddenly the thought struck me; my floor is someone elses ceiling" - Nils Ferlin


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 3:03 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:57 pm
Posts: 818
Location: NYC
Loctite 609 and primer activator....do a search on this forum and you will find several threads outlining solutions to the same issue you mention.
EM3

_________________
______________

My 2013 Cervelo R5


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 7:11 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:20 am
Posts: 325
.


Last edited by Causidicus on Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:23 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 1:49 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:50 pm
Posts: 257
em3 wrote:
Loctite 609 and primer activator....do a search on this forum and you will find several threads outlining solutions to the same issue you mention.
EM3



would also like to know if 609 will cure on non-metallic surface. pf cups are made of derlin, and BB shell is carbon


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 1:51 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Haines, AK - Temporarily
micropox wrote:
pf cups are made of derlin
Some are aluminum, like the ones that came in my EVO.


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 2:31 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:49 am
Posts: 1442
Location: Europe
audiojan wrote:
I have a SRAM PF30 pressed in my NeilPryde Bura SL and when I sprint or climb (i.e. any time I add a little power…) is squeaks to no end.
This product looks to be a definitive remedy your issue: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/96526853/bbinfinite-the-worlds-fastest-bottom-brackets

_________________
“I always find it amazing that a material can actually sell a product when it’s really the engineering that creates and dictates how well that material will behave or perform.” — Chuck Teixeira

RideWert.com
Wert Cycling on Facebook


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 2:39 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:04 am
Posts: 2690
Location: Mississippi
Check that your pedal threads are lubed also......I spent quite a bit of time trying to remedy a squeaky bb only to find that I forgot to lube my pedals.

_________________
Mosaic RS-1
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=138478

Cielo by Chris King Cross Racer
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=134376


Top
   
 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 4:45 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:23 pm
Posts: 614
Location: Austin, TX
Causidicus wrote:
I'm yet to see what the (expensive) primer actually does. It seems to just flash off before you apply the 609. I tend to think a wipe with acetone would be just as effective.

The activator/primer contains micro particles of copper which accelerate the curing of the 609 when it's applied to an inert surface like plastic or carbon fiber.

_________________
My Cervelo R5
My Lynskey Helix
My MTB


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 6:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:47 pm
Posts: 68
Location: UK/Industry
I can't see any reason why that set up would cause noise as long as the bearings are relatively fresh. I would recommend you get the bike upside down and carefully inspect the underneath of the chainstays at the bb end to look for cracks.


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 7:10 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 24, 2005 9:41 pm
Posts: 761
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
bmxbandit wrote:
I can't see any reason why that set up would cause noise as long as the bearings are relatively fresh. I would recommend you get the bike upside down and carefully inspect the underneath of the chainstays at the bb end to look for cracks.


still it happens sometimes whiteout any cracks in the frame


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 7:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:47 pm
Posts: 68
Location: UK/Industry
^ Very true, but recent experience would lead me to carry out that check in this particular instance.......


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 8:52 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:20 am
Posts: 325
.


Last edited by Causidicus on Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:21 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 11:35 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2006 1:38 pm
Posts: 679
Location: Greater Pittsburgh
Thanks all. It's definitely the BB. The threads on the pedals are lubed (always do that when I install them), the skewer is a Mavic Ti skewer that I've been using on other bikes with complete silence. And the bike only creaks when I stand or sprint, no other time, i.e. only at max side load.

The BB did press in extremely easy, so I'm thinking a combination of ever so slightly oversized BB shell and ever so slightly undersized BB cup. I'm going to replace it with an aluminum BB instead. HSC makes a great BB that I installed on my wife's Parlee Z5SLi.

_________________
"Suddenly the thought struck me; my floor is someone elses ceiling" - Nils Ferlin


Top
   
 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 11:52 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Haines, AK - Temporarily
Causidicus wrote:
There are so many claims of creaking bottom brackets that turn out to be creaky rear skewers that's it's not funny.


I'm guilty of tearing down a BB, searching for a creak (multiple times), when it was just a Zipp skewer.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2014 5:56 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:20 am
Posts: 325
.


Last edited by Causidicus on Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:21 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 17 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Pedals that don't squeak

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

SFbobb

39

1730

Sun May 15, 2016 10:39 pm

MikeDee View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Best Ceramic PF30 BB????

in Road

gerardk1111

7

356

Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:14 pm

gerardk1111 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. PF30 install

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

defride

15

970

Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:20 pm

defride View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) THM cranks and PF30 BB - need your advice!

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

Rippin

20

820

Sun Oct 25, 2015 10:07 pm

highdraw View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. PF30 Bottom Bracket Problem

in Road

CHL

6

725

Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:56 am

highdraw View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: OutOfBreath, RimClencher, TheUrgeMan, Yahoo [Bot] and 36 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited