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Old 10-04-06, 11:14 AM
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Seized right pedal...

MY right pedal will not come off. I have tried with all my might, and it is totally stuck. It's a carbon crank, so I don't know how I should handle this. Any ideas?
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Are you screwing in the right direction? Remember that the two pedals have opposite threading.

Also make sure you have a long enough pedal wrench and apply torque evenly (don't pound it). With a decent sized pedal wrench, I have never had trouble removing a pedal.
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1) use a good pedal wrench (i.e. Park tools)
2) Add a cheater bar (piece of pipe over the wrench for more leverage)
3) next time grease the spindle before you install the pedal
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BACK OFF! that's the trick to remember when removing pedals, turn the wrench toward the back wheel.
You could also spray some penetrating lube in there.
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