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    Dahon/Tern Pedal Failure

    A few weeks ago, the pedal on my Dahon Speed P8 broke in half while I was riding it. Has anyone else had this issue with Dahon folding pedals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShonB View Post
    A few weeks ago, the pedal on my Dahon Speed P8 broke in half while I was riding it. Has anyone else had this issue with Dahon folding pedals?
    The dahon.com forums are gone due to ownership change but the Tern forums mention pedal issues and a recall

    http://www.ternbicycles.com/forum/my...al-has-snapped

    If you are under warranty, your best bet is to contact your dealer. If not, look for good quality folding pedals (there are several threads here about folding pedals).
    Happier than a camel on wednesday.

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    Yes a shame the Dahon forums have gone some very useful info in them

    Jerry
    Brompton M2L (SRAM A2), Brompton M2L(X), Dahon Uno (SRAM A2), Both Swift Xootr & Moulton TSR2 now gone

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    The problem is that Dahon has not issued a recall. They're still selling these bikes with these dangerous pedals. I could've been killed.

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    Pick up some of MKS removable ones see how they go..

    I'm seeing stress cracks in the bearing support and hinge part of the Brompton pedal ..

    Seems, a pedal that folds is difficult to make as durable as one that has a continuous Axle..

    add in the demand to keep the cost low as possible , and stuff happens..

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    Quote Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
    ..I'm seeing stress cracks in the bearing support and hinge part of the Brompton pedal ..
    Picture? Do you still use it despite the cracks?
    Happier than a camel on wednesday.

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    Picture?
    no camera, other than 35mm film (no picture cell phone)
    Do you still use it despite the cracks?

    I put on non folding pair.
    just Emailed the company with bike serial number..

    might hear back in a week..
    Last edited by fietsbob; 07-02-13 at 11:17 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
    ... just Emailed the company with bike serial number..
    might hear back in a week..
    Please keep us updated.
    Happier than a camel on wednesday.

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