Re: [CR] French Pedal Question


Example: Framebuilders:Cecil Behringer
From: <DTSHIFTER@aol.com>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 22:08:22 -0400
To: <maus5@sbcglobal.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] French Pedal Question


Hi Steve,
> <<The axles are French threaded
> and the bearings are not ground, so it's a mid-level model.
>
> What I really need is a dust cap wrench; the caps are a bit larger than
> Campy with teeth of a finer pitch.>>
> Over the past 35+ years, water pump pliers have served me well (with careful use) in these situations. How are you certain the bearing racers are not ground, if you can't get the cap(s) off?

My experience with French pedals has been that the lower/mid range pedals have dust caps with 'flats' while the higher end pedals have serrated dust caps such as Campagnolo, KKT, MKS and many others.

Disclaimer: I have not seen all the various pedals manufactured from 1950-1983.

Best,

Chuck Brooks Malta, NY NEUSA

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