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  1. Remove the cap on the outside of the pedal
    • Remove the cap on the outside of the pedal

    • Insert a flat blade screwdriver and twist the cap 90 degrees

    • With the cap turned 90 degrees, pull the tabs away from the pedal

  2. Insert the M6 hex on the axle into a hex wrench clamped in a vise for easier servicing
    • Insert the M6 hex on the axle into a hex wrench clamped in a vise for easier servicing

    • Insert a T25 Torx wrench into the spin control screw

    • Turn counter-clockwise to loosen the screw

    • Remove the screw

    • The Spin Control knob can often be loosened by hand, if not, it can be loosened by turning counter-clockwise with a 10mm box wrench

    • Remove the Spin Control knob

    • Remove the silver washer under the Spin Control knob

      • Newer pedals will no longer use this washer, so if you don't see it, don't worry

    • Remove the pre-load wedge from the pedal body by pulling the axle part way out, turning it slightly, then pushing it back in to push the wedge out of the pedal body

    • Remove the wedge

    • Remove the axle

    • Clean the Igus bearings and bearing seats with denatured alcohol

    • The dust seals can be removed from the axle and Spin Control knob and cleaned or replaced

    • A pick can be used to help remove the seals

    • Install the seals on the Spin Control knob and axle and lightly grease using Rock and Roll Super Web Grease

    • Do not grease the axle or Igus bearings before installing the axle

    • The Igus bearings are self lubricating and do not need any lube to function properly

    • Before installing the axle, install the preload wedge on the axle, note the flats on the axle and the hash marks on the pre-load wedge

    • You will need to align the pre-load wedge to properly fit onto these flats once the axle is in the pedal

    • Install the axle into the pedal

    • Note where the flats in the axle are

    • Install the pre-load wedge and slide down onto the axle flats

    • The hash mark in the axle will be perpendicular to the flats on the axle

    • Install the washer over the pre-load wedge

    • Put the pedal back onto the hex wrench in the vise

    • Install the Spin Control knob

    • Adjust the spin speed of the pedal by tightening or loosening the Spin control knob using the 10mm hex wrench

    • Once you are happy with spin, tighten the T25 Torx while holding the Spin Control knob with the 10mm box wrench


Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

Member since: 12/05/2012

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