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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 02-20-08, 07:46 PM   #1
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New campy crank dust caps..........

....SUCK!

they either don't sit right (flush) or the allen hole strips out!
you would think for all the cash you spend on them things they would be quality.

anyone else have these problems?
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Old 02-20-08, 07:56 PM   #2
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mine sit a little high. no big deal.
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Old 02-20-08, 08:05 PM   #3
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I have some specialized caps thats blow too. The allen socket is completly circular so ill have to get out the dremel and make a slot next time I need to change/tighten my cranks.

Anyone solid ones out there?
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Old 02-20-08, 08:32 PM   #4
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I just don't use any. Problem solved.
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Old 02-20-08, 09:06 PM   #5
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A very respected bike mechanic told me not to use crank dust caps as all they end up doing is trapping water inside and do more harm than good. I take his word as gospel, so I don't use 'em anymore.
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