Classic & Vintage - Where to get a pedal dustcap?
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03-06-07, 06:41 PM
Not of the highest importance, I realize, but I have these old pedals I got in a box of parts. The only identification I can find on them is "West Germany". The clips are Christophe, but I suspect they were a later addition. One is missing a dustcap, but I went ahead and repacked it anyway. Are these things (dustcaps) universal? Do I look at my LBS's parts bin? Anybody have any experience with these pedals or retrofitting dustcaps?
03-07-07, 10:05 PM
If you find a source of pedal dust caps I'd like to know too. I need a dust cap for a 1975 Lyotard pedal.
03-08-07, 11:03 AM
no the dustcaps aren't universal, the Campy NR and SR pedal was copied by MKS, KKT and others so there are quite a few that use this dustcap and threading...but as yours is made in West Germany I can't even guess as to what it might look like, the only German pedals I've seen are the rubber-block cruiser/kiddy bike style...no removeable caps on those. And unfortunately, the Lyotard does not use the Campy/clone threading, so...keep looking...
03-08-07, 11:37 AM
03-09-07, 04:16 PM
ebay sounds good, but I seem to recall getting West German steel pedals for about $11 with shipping.
If you are trying to restore old pedals, a parts bin is a good place to start. If you want to spend
money, at least on steel pedals, just buy new ones.
03-09-07, 05:36 PM
feels like we're all citizens of the island of misfit toyz
been needing a pair for Miche campy knock offs for 1/2 dz years now
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