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Old 10-01-2012, 01:20 PM
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Default Re: Glossary Of Motor Bicycle, bicycle parts and tools

Originally Posted by KCvale View Post

2. Discover the crank arms won't just pull off because they are designed with a wedge fit. Beat arms with a hammer and discover they still won't budge. Buy the frigg'n 'Crank Arm Removal Tool' and ***** about it.
an easy way to get crank arms off without buying a tool or beating them with a hammer is this:

take the bolts off both sides, then pedal the bike to the store (or around the block.) 9 times outta 10 they'll loosen up and come off.
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