How To Stop Squeaking Cleats And Pedals

Published on October 5th 2015


Creaky cleats and pedals are as common as they are annoying. Here are a few solutions! Click here to subscribe to GCN: The remedy can be as quick and simple as spraying lube on your cleats and pedal bodies, or a bit more complex, which can involve re-greasing your pedal bearings or pedal threads where they sit in the crank. One last resort can be to tighten and grease the cleat bolt threads. And while you're at it, it might be a good chance to replace your worn cleats. Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: Rest of World: Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele /