How do I take the pedal crank off my bike?
Use a 15mm wrench to loosen the left pedal from the bike. Then, hold the left pedal and rotate the crank arm to completely detach it from the bike. Both pedals should now be completely removed. If you’re standing on the right, or drive side, of the bike, rotate the crank arm clockwise.
Can you remove pedals to make a balance bike?
But can’t you make a balance bike by taking the pedals off a pedal bike? Yes, you can convert a normal pedal bike to a balance bike by taking off the cranks, pedals and chain.
Do I really need a pedal wrench?
Most pedals (like our reliable Thump flat pedals) require a pedal wrench, which is a long, thin tool specifically designed to fit the external spindle flats between the pedal and the crank leg (fig. 3). We also recommend having an adjustable torque wrench and bike grease on hand.
Can you remove pedals from bike?
A pedal wrench, as the name implies, is used to remove the pedals of your child’s bike. Pedals on kids’ bikes have 15mm axles, and pedal wrenches are thin so they can fit between the crank and pedal platform. Remember: the left pedal loosens clockwise and the right pedal loosens counter-clockwise on most bikes.