Re: [CR]Tommy Bar Pedal

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Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 08:42:07 -0500
From: Marcus Coles <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Tommy Bar Pedal
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Kurt Sperry wrote:
>Has anyone here ever had a vintage steel pedal spindle fail catastrophically?
> I recently snapped the spindle on a Olimpic 64 where it steps down in diameter outboard of the inner bearing race. No warnings, just snap, rider stayed up, foot hit the road attached to the pedal, no major injury only a sore ankle for a day or two. In defense of the pedal it was well used looking, of unknown heritage, just period correct and had the misfortune of being strapped to to a near 100 kilogram rider trying to rapidly accelerate his mass on a track bike.

Marcus Coles
London, ON, Canada