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servicing speedplay x series pedals(7 posts)

servicing speedplay x series pedalsmaurizio
Jul 11, 2003 12:48 PM
What do fellow speedplay owners use to inject grease into the pin hole size injection port on the side?
Is the Pedro's grease/gun a good way to go here?
You Got it! nmthe bull
Jul 11, 2003 2:44 PM
re: servicing speedplay x series pedalsCritLover
Jul 11, 2003 5:10 PM
Approximately how often should this be done? I've never done mine and I'm thinking they might be overdue.
X pedals are differant.the bull
Jul 12, 2003 4:15 AM
I would lube my pedals any time they spun smooth without ressistance.I think speedplay recomends doing it every 3000 miles.
Mine had a screw on the side (X3) This was loosened and the injection port was exposed.I have worked on some bikes with X2 pedals.If I can recal correctly I think I popped of a plug on the side to sadly find no injection port.The pedal was then just packed with grease like any other bearing system that did not a have a injection port.
Jul 12, 2003 5:41 AM
My X2's have the same system you described. Remove a screw to expose an injection port. Very simple.

I ordered a grease gun from Speedplay and asked the rep how often to grease. He said that he does his every 3 to 4 months, but he did not say how many miles that was.
X pedals are differant.JimP
Jul 14, 2003 1:33 PM
My X1s have the plug on the side but came with a lube fitting that you are supposed to tap into the recess where the plug was. It will accept the conical grease injector. I have had my X1s for 4 years and just lube them every spring.

re: servicing speedplay x series pedalsjohnrg
Jul 14, 2003 8:30 PM
Older ones needed a plastic plug and simple grease gun and newer ones have a small screw and grease gun. Pedros or Finish Line gun is what I use. Speedplay recommends CRC boat trailer grease

though I've just pumped finish line grease through as needed like when the pedal turns too freely.