Noise from wheels

andy 3654
andy 3654 Posts: 183
edited May 2014 in Workshop
I am getting what sounds like a twanging sound coming from the spokes which is really noticeable when out of the saddle with hard efforts like climbing.

I have checked the tightness of the spoke nipples and all seams fine and the wheels look true.

What could be causing it and should I be worried?


  • ugo.santalucia
    ugo.santalucia Posts: 28,301
    Probably low tension. They need to be checked and retensioned. The sooner the better
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  • desweller
    desweller Posts: 5,175
    Check the rim for cracks too. Outside chance but it's caught me out before.
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