Classic & Vintage - Desperate for a quill pedal dust cap
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09-19-06, 02:43 PM
I'm avoiding one of my bikes cause one of the miche quill pedals is missing the dust cap. Its a small thing, but I hate using different pedals. I like so much.
I noticed that crank arm dust caps have the same threading, are there ones that have more of a dome which would work on pedals? Thanks.
09-19-06, 03:03 PM
I think I have a pair of pedals with one missing dust cover, I am willing to give up the remaining cover if you want it, since the pedals aren't too great. I plan to only use them as an emergency pair, so I won't miss it... Let me look, and if you want it, I can drop it in the mail to you. I will see if it is the right size by screwing it in to the crank arm...
If I find it, I will post a pic tonight.
09-19-06, 09:35 PM
mks dustcaps fit mks, campy, and campy copies
09-19-06, 10:59 PM
Unfortunately, the only crank dustcaps I've ever seen are too flat to work on any Campy or campy copy pedal I've ever seen, and I guess the Miche is a Campyclone, no? Plus they all have some kind of hole (usually a hex hole) which renders them useless as a dustcap to protect greasy bearings...no problem when you're only concerned with keeping threads clean as on a crank arm. You may have to bite and pay too much for an MKS as a replacement, or WAY WAY too much for a real Campy. When I'm being a real cheapskate (pretty often) I've gone hunting for plastic caps in the hardware store, sometimes one can be found that will work by jamming/screwing it against the pedal internal threads, sort of crude but I've had luck with it saying tight...sometimes.
09-20-06, 12:01 AM
Here's one (http://cgi.ebay.com/MKS-Bike-Pedal-Dust-Cap-also-fits-CAMPAGNOLO_W0QQitemZ170031296287QQihZ007QQcategoryZ36138QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)
Harris has the dust covers for the campy-copy MKS pedals.
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