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Old 01-03-15, 01:11 PM
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Atom 440 pedals made at least through '78 are rebuildable. You can see a video of the process here, coincidentally using pedals from a '75 Sports Tourer:

One thing that is deceptive in that video is that the pedal shown had the dustcap already removed and then just loosely pressed back into place, so it doesn't really show how to remove them. Normally they are installed so tightly you can't get a screwdriver under them without doing damage. I recommend using a sturdy knife, strong paint scraper and finally a wide chisel to ease them out without damage. Getting the caps off without damage is the hardest part, the rest is easy as seen in the video.

For reference the Atom 440 pedal bearings use 5/32" loose balls, with 9 outer and 11 inner balls.
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