"Skip, I look forward to your report. I would LOVE to support local or even domestic manufacturers, but nothing I've seen comes close to the Ortlieb overall - waterproof, flexible and as Rich S mentioned that they "mount…"
"They're probably 3/32. I was just looking into this for my pedals but decided that for my minor clicking I'd try to just replace the grease first. Anyway, I found them for sale at Amazon. Not local but it looks like that's been tough.…"
"Thanks everyone for your suggestions and tips! If you find them Jeff, you are my favorite alternative right now. If not I'll order some from McMaster-Carr - thanks for the suggestion Richard! McMaster-Carr sells lots of 100 for like $6 or…"
"You are going to need to find the exact size of bearings in order to replace them and have your pedal work properly.
What is the brand of model of your pedal? The company may have a contact form. Its been my personal experience that many…"
"I believe I have some running around my supply stuff. I bought them years ago from Berry Bearing but I think they merged with Motion INdustries. The problem is (as I had to do ) ya gotta buy like a 1000 of 'em. So I still have a few…"
The pedals on my red bike are shot and in need of an overhaul. I know this can be a frustrating job and there is a valid argument for not bothering to overhaul a cheap pedal but I'd rather salvage these pedals.But the bearing are super tiny and the these places don't have them:1. Blue City Cycles2. Joe Harris Hardware3. The hardware street on Halsted across the street from Nana4. The Home Depot - south loopI don't have a micrometer so I'm not sure the exact size, but here is a picture:…See More
Thanks for your interest, Tony, and your offer. When I get info on how to set up a presentation (Paul, I guess), i'll be happy to have your help. You are my friend, too once I figure out how to do that. Peg
Oh, very cool, thanks for the link. Ive heard mythical folklore about 'the guy who designed the Paramount' from Chicago but did not realize the shop was still in business. I will definitely have to drop in. So is your bike a Schwinn then? I am a bit disappointed its not Nasty's Cycles but the real story is very good in its own right.