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spindle issue with shimano pedals

Old 05-24-18, 05:21 AM
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spindle issue with shimano pedals

i've only used cheaper pedals like the r540. but every one of those pedals i've owned has had the spindle axle develop some kind of click or play, and needs servicing every year or so. i'm kind of tired of doing that. I'd rather just spend a little extra on pedals that i never have to maintain. the newer line of shimano (eg 5800, 6800, etc) pedals use different axle builds. how much longer would they last?
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IDK, shimano does not distribute many spare parts , there is a sub assembly with the plastic spline unscrewed ..
from a number of their spud pedals , it has micro sized bearing balls ..

good luck.. replace rather than maintain...?

I got zero maintenance Ergon platform pedals..

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