Bicycle Mechanics - Look Pedals - Squeak
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04-06-03, 11:45 AM
I am getting a squeak from the cleat / pedal on my look pedals (PP515)
Can I lube these? If so, what is the best type of lube to put on them considering the plastic cleat.
Dont know if the rain on todays ride contributed, but I figure it did.
It is definately NOT coming from the spindle, but rather where the pedal and cleat meet.
I don't know what causes it, but I know how to fix it. Take your cleat and put a little grease (anything will work fine) on the back lip of it. This should stop the squeak completely.
Moly-Slip on the cleat-pedal interface will quiet it down. It will make a dirty mess, too, but at least it won't squeak...
04-07-03, 05:40 AM
I heard somewhere that furniture polish "spray wax" was good for this.
Just an idea,
04-10-03, 09:40 PM
Mtn biker trick... use Pam cooking spray. Dirt, etc., doesn't stick as much as with grease, oil, etc.
04-11-03, 07:10 AM
Thanks for the ideas everyone!
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