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    Lost a pedal cap

    I have the performance road pedals (shaped kind of like a pie wedge) and I need 2 caps to cover the end of the spindles. Lost the ones I had on both pedals.

    Where to go?
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    Performance?
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    Performance sometimes uses rebranded parts for thier stuff. See if your pedals are a rebranded version of another company's pedals.

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    Or for that matter, try to return them for new ones. Performance is pretty liberal about warranty. I had a pair of Forte SLs that ate the bearings after about a year and a half. They exchanged them without hassle.

    Or better, have them apply the value to better pedals.
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    Let us know where (if) you find caps. I too am missing one on some pedals I have.

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    If possible, you could try filling the space with some regular silicone. Stays put & easy to remove
    The tricky part is to let the spindle move freely.

    I know, that's a silly idea.

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    Check your LBS. Most of 'em have boxes of "old parts" that they might be willing to rummage through (or let you do it...).
    I rebuilt an old bike with the caps missing, and just happened to find a pair of plastic inserts that fit just fine at the hardware store. Look in those bins of "hard-to-find-parts" that most bigger stores seem to have these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjciiijs View Post
    I have the performance road pedals (shaped kind of like a pie wedge) and I need 2 caps to cover the end of the spindles. Lost the ones I had on both pedals.

    Where to go?
    Any pictures? Performance may be using rebranded pedals from MKS, Wellgo, whatever, and a picture may help identify a compatible dustcap type.

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    I've used plastic bottle caps, nickels, pennies, oxygen-canister caps and rubber plugs as pedal caps. Only problem was they weren't the screw-in kind like the original and would fly off the 1st time I scraped the pedals in a corner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkCloud View Post
    If possible, you could try filling the space with some regular silicone. Stays put & easy to remove
    The tricky part is to let the spindle move freely.

    I know, that's a silly idea.
    Hmm, maybe not.

    I have a ton of pedals without dust caps. They're eventually going to self-destruct. But I don't want to buy dust caps at $3 each.
    Please email me rather than sending me a private message. My address is noglider@pobox.com

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