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!
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I'm not sure about your model crank but many have "autoextractors", that is a collar around the crank fixing bolt that the bolt pushes against as you remove it. Typically the bolt will loosen a turn or so then get tight again as it comes up against the collar. Keep turning the bolt and it will pull the crank off the spindle.
Last edited by HillRider; 05-27-11 at 09:56 AM.