View Single Post
Old 06-30-19, 11:05 PM
Senior Member
Velocivixen's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: The Great Pacific Northwest
Posts: 4,504
Mentioned: 85 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 392 Post(s)
Liked 11 Times in 8 Posts
@lucille - Are you certain that you are turning the pedals the correct direction? Stand on one side of the bike (drivetrain side, for example) and say to yourself “back off”. That means you turn that sides pedal toward the back of the bike. What that also means is that when you’re on the left or non drive side of the bike, the pedal is reverse threaded & you turn it clockwise to get it off.

If I’m telling you something you know, then disregard.

I put the pedal wrench on, then use a rubber mallet to hit the end - it sort of breaks the seal, then I can remove pedal by hand.

Both bikes look great.
"Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth." Albert Einstein.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls & looks like work" - Thomas Edison

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
Velocivixen is offline  
Likes For Velocivixen: