Re: [CR] Overhauling Super Record Ti pedals


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Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 16:12:36 +0100
From: Freek Faro <khun.freek@gmail.com>
To: James G Allen <jgallen@lexairinc.com>
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Overhauling Super Record Ti pedals


Oh, and there is a special Campy tool for the cone, it has the serrated circle for removing the dustcap on the other side.

Freek Faro Rotterdam Netherlands

2009/2/14 James G Allen <jgallen@lexairinc.com>
> Dale,
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> That's exactly what I do but then I spend hours? monkeying with the cone
> and locknut to get the bearings just right, no play/no binding. It's hard to
> hold the cone in place while tightening the locknut. Is there a trick or
> tool for that?
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> George Allen
> Lexington, Ky
> USA
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> Dale Brown wrote:
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>> << ...Is there a?trick to this... >>
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>> They are tricky.
>> Two clues:
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>> 1. You already referred to this, use only the amount of grease that will
>> properly do the job, no excess. Maybe use a hypodermic needle or something
>> similar to insert extra grease after it's together...
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>> 2., Once you start to reassemble & thread on the outer cone and before it
>> makes contact with grease laden ball bearings, pull the pedal spindle back
>> so the outer cone and race contact the bearings. That will leave the gap at
>> the back or inside bearings (hopefully they will stay in place!) . Then
>> tighten the cone itself, not twisting the spindle but holding it
>> stationary... That will pull the inside bearings and races together but with
>> the twisting action now taking place up front where they are already safely
>> in their track. The rear or inner bearings will be drawn together in a
>> straight line with hopefully no twisting action which might have otherwise
>> messed them up. (Does all this make sense?)
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>> Dale Brown
>> Greensboro, North Carolina USA
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Raymond Dobbins <raydobbins2003@yahoo.com>
>> To: Classic Rendezvous Bike List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>> Sent: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 6:14 pm
>> Subject: [CR] Overhauling Super Record Ti pedals
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>> I'd never tried overhauling Record pedals before, and today I did it for
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>> e first time with?Super Record Ti spindle pedals.? I've done bbs, heads
>> ets and hubs, so I?wasn't expecting any difficulty...but I was surprised
>> by how difficult it was to?set up the bearings on the outside of the peda
>> l (closest to the dustcaps).? The loose bearings have to be in precisely
>> the right location in order for?the cone nut to engage them correctly as you
>> thread it on.? If you have too much grease on the bearings or the con
>> e nut, the bearings get pulled/pushed out of place as the cone threads in.
>> ? It took me a few tries to figure out how to?get it right.
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>> Are all?Record pedals as difficult (or easy depending on your level of ex
>> pertise!), or are the Ti?spindle pedals different?
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>> Is there a?trick to this that I don't know?
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>> Ray Dobbins
>> Miami Florida USA