Friday, February 26, 2016

Friday WTF: Quick Release Pedal

   Coming from the "Why?" files of bike parts: Quick Release Pedals.

Quick release pedal

   Why would you want these? Best I can tell, if you want to deter thieves or have your bike narrower for a bus or train ride or storage. I guess they work like air hose fittings. Except when they fail, instead of air leaks you get horrible bicycle crashes ending in sterility. 

Another shot

   These bad boys are about $50 and available here.

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