|"Loose" Look Pedal Question...||BowWow|
Aug 19, 2003 10:06 PM
|I just "inherited" a set of Look pedals, installed 'em and mounted the cleats on my shoes, and have a problem. The right pedal clicks in just fine, and feels solid. The left pedal, though, feels loose, and I twist out just by pedalling. I click in OK, but pop out way too easy. Is there a way to tighten the pedals? The cleats are new from the LBS. Is the pedal just worn out? HELP!!!!!!
|re: "Loose" Look Pedal Question...||Tom C|
Aug 20, 2003 5:08 PM
|Well, unless it's one of the several basic models that didn't allow tension adjustment there could be a hex head bolt on the underside of the pedal, or it may be just to the rear of the shoe plate on the topside of the pedal or as I said, on an old model such as my daughter's PP156 there may be none. Anyway if one is present, turning it clockwise increases tension. Some have detents, you should test one detent at a time. The hex size is 3mm, I think.|
|Dang! No adjusters...||BowWow|
Aug 20, 2003 6:57 PM
|...guess it's just worn out. I rode for a couple of hours today and it didn't slip out unless I jumped on it really quick, or if my cadence topped 100 or so. Is it possible ot file the pedal to "sharpen" the stop?
|Dang! No adjusters...||Tom C|
Aug 20, 2003 7:32 PM
|The screw, if you had it would bear against a spring which heightens the tension when screwed clockwise. About your solution, I can't say.|| |