Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-10-06, 08:56 AM   #1
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Journeyman's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: South Kansas City.
Posts: 162
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Forte Pro Mag pedal help

Heres a link to this pedal,

Tried to adjust the new pedal with first ride on it, must have over adjusted it as the adjustment screw backed out and the small piece of metal that holds the screw against the adjustment spring fell off? Should I just return this to Perf? Tried to get the metal holding piece back onto the screw but you have to hold the spring down while doing this and for me its almost impossible the metal piece kept falling off.
Hate to send this back but I don't know if I bought the best pedal afetr all this? If theres a simple answer for this, let me know. Thanks.

Journeyman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-06, 10:19 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Bikes: '''96 Litespeed Catalyst, '05 Litespeed Firenze, '06 Litespeed Tuscany, '12 Surly Pacer, All are 3x8,9 or 10. It is hilly around here!
Posts: 28,988
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 128 Post(s)
Try calling Performance's 800-number and ask for tech service. They are quite knowledgable, particularly about their house-brand items, and should be able to tell you if there is an easy fix.
HillRider is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-06, 07:15 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: New Jersey, USA
Posts: 1,007
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
That pedal looks just like a Wellgo MG-8 which I have used. By not paying attention while adjusting I did the same thing, but was able to reassemble using various tools and a lot of swearing. Don't remember exactly what I did, but it involved somehow holding the spring back with a large flat screwdriver while using my other hand to position and insert the screw into the plate. Performance is supposed to have a great returns policy, so you might see if they will send you a replacement.
jemoryl is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:48 AM.