Ticking sound while pedaling

Tighten the pedal bearings slightly.I get this occasionally the pedal bearings loosen and make noise.To check just use your hands to see if you have any movement in the pedal
 
Tighten the pedal bearings slightly.I get this occasionally the pedal bearings loosen and make noise.To check just use your hands to see if you have any movement in the pedal
HI , just checked and pedals and crank arms seem solid.
 
Check and see if the gears on the rear wheel wobble. They may have loosened and need to be tightened, thats why it will only make noise under load. I have had this problem before. If the gears are a freewheel you will have to disassemble it and remove a shim from inside to tighten it up.
 
The frequency is too fast to be chain-related.

Since it only happens when pedaling, that eliminates brake, tire, wheel or spoke issues. I'm thinking it's a pedal bearing issue. Can you feel it in your foot?

If you have another set of pedals, swap them out and see if it goes away. The pedals on less expensive eBikes are a common place for cost savings.
 
I know it seems dumb but are you sure it's not that key fob banging? It looks to be exactly in time with the clicks.
 
If it only happens while pedaling, that really does not eliminate spokes. My ticking is often spokes. I can recreate the sound by thrusting my weight back and forth while riding and not pedaling - which is similar to the stresses of pedaling.

I loosened every spoke 4 full turns, dripped boiled linseed oil (common spoke prep) on each spoke/thread, and then tightened up 4 full turns. Sound gone.
 
Update: I had a similar ticking. Couldn't figure it out for awhile. It was the aglets on my shoelaces hitting the crank arms.

Tuck in your shoelaces and see if it goes away.
 
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