Retouching crank arm

feemackenzie Posts: 130
edited December 2013 in Workshop
I found a great cycling position, quite a neutral cleat position and have been hapy all year. However, I now realise the inside of my shoes has gentle rubbed the black paint off the crank arms. No damage has been done. Any thoughts as how to retouch the cranks arms, or just accept the wear?
Felt z95 - loving my first road bike


  • cycleclinic
    cycleclinic Posts: 6,865
    Some crankset have more heal clearance than others. That expensive though. -wheel building and other stuff.
  • bucks
    bucks Posts: 91
    you could get some crankskins
  • JayKosta
    JayKosta Posts: 635
    To move your feet outwards, use a spacer the pedal spindle threads.
    I made spacers by cutting a 1/8 inch section of plastic water pipe that fit easily over the pedal threads (it does compress slightly when the pedal is tightened on the crank).

    Jay Kosta
    Endwell NY USA