Join Date: Mar 2005
Bikes: '91 Trek 750 "Le Phred Vélo"; 197X Nishiki Super 5
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Ashtabula Crank won't pull
I have an Ashtabula crank on an ancient Nishiki Super 5 that doesn't quite want to pull.
I'm mostly inclined to just work around it. Clean it, add some grease & close it, but I was debating fresh bearings as well so it'd be nice to get it apart.
Anybody have a magic trick for these or am I going to have to pull the drivetrain side cup?
If I have to pull the cup any suggestions?