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Stripped pedal threads on chainset

RoadcrawlerRoadcrawler Posts: 13
edited May 2009 in Workshop
Whilst trying a power climb on a short steep hill I experienced a sudden lurch to the right when my pedal moved sharply outward. My FSA crank had unexpectedly released the pedal under load. I can't seem to find a spare RH crank anywhere on the net. Any ideas?
I'd like some more gears please


  • Mister WMister W Posts: 853
    What a pain.

    You'll generally only find cranks sold as pairs although you may be lucky on eBay. Or you could find an engineering shop that will fit a helicoil.
  • Monty DogMonty Dog Posts: 20,614
    Highpath Engineering will fit you a helicoil insert for about £15
    Make mine an Italian, with Campagnolo on the side..
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    most proper bike shops will have pedal thread savers.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • RoadcrawlerRoadcrawler Posts: 13
    Thanks guys, I'll try my LBS for the helicoil / threadsaver.
    I'd like some more gears please
  • maddog 2maddog 2 Posts: 8,114
    SJS cycles has crank spares but I suspect buying a whole chainset would be a cheaper/better option

    see ... ht-896.htm
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