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Old 01-04-19, 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
I assumed your current pedals are standard thread. If the end of the axles show "L" and "R," they're standard. If they read "D" and "G," they're french.
Originally Posted by Aubergine View Post

I actually think the Lyotard pedals are very nice. I am using them on my French bikes, but I ride with stiff-soled shoes. The benefit of new pedals is that they offer a larger surface so you can more easily use just about any shoe. So . . . It depends on how you want to ride.

The Tourney cranks may already be drilled for 9/16 pedals, and it is easy to find out. Look at the end of the pedal spindle, on the inside of the crank arms (that is, facing the frame). If the pedals are French they will be marked with D and G (droit et gauche). If they are modern standard they will have R and L. If the cranks are French but you do choose to get modern standard pedals, it is easy for a bike shop to tap out the threads on the crank.
I just double checked and the pedals have a small "L" and "R" stamped on the end of the bolt showing through on the inner side of the crank arms. If I am understanding you folks correctly, this means they should be 9/16 x 20 TPI?
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