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CBP-5 Crank and Bearing Adaptor Set for Service of Campagnolo Power Torque Cranks

This article will review the service of the Campagnolo® Power-Torque™ crank system.

Crank Removal & Installation- ISIS Drive or Octalink

This article will discuss the removal and installation of crankarms on the round, splined type spindles. These are the ISIS Drive® or Shimano® Octalink types.

External Bearing Crank Systems (Hollowtech II, MegaExo, Giga X Pipe, X-type, Campagnolo Ultra-Torque)

This article will discuss service of external bearing cranks systems.

Crank Installation and Removal- Square Spindle Type

This article will discuss the removal and installation of cranks from square spindle bottom brackets.

Self Extracting or One-Key Release Systems

This article will discuss the removal of self-extracting or one-key release crank systems.

SRAM HammerSchmidt Crankset Installation

This article will discuss the installation of the Truvativ® HammerSchmidt™ front transmission system. The HammerSchmidt™ is a two-speed gear system designed into the front crankset. It consists of a special right side drive crank containing internal planetary driven gears, a co...

Pedal Bushing Repair Kit Procedure

This article will review the repair of stripped pedal crank threads using the pedal bushing repair kits. NOTE: Park Tool does not make or sell a pedal bushing repair kit. These kits are expensive and in most cases arm replacement in the best option. This article is offered only as an expl...

Crank Removal-Square Spindle Type

This article will discuss the removal and installation of cranks from square spindle bottom brackets. Crank pullers are used for two basic crank types: the square spindle type arms, and the splined type spindle arms.

Crank Removal of Stripped Extractor Threads

If the removal threads for the crankarm puller in the crankarm are damaged, there is a possible repair. You will need a Bicycle Research TC-8, which is a fluted bolt that cleans the threads. It comes with a pivoting stud to align the tool concentric to the threads.

BMX Three Piece Crank Service

This article will discuss the installation and service of the BMX three piece crankset using the 48 spindle spindle. These models of cranksets use cartridge bearing cups, a spindle with 48 small splines, a chainring and two arms.

Removal of Cranks with Damaged Threads (square type only)

This article will discuss how to remove square type cranks with damaged threads.

Trouble Shooting a Creaky or Noisy Drive Train

This article will discuss trouble shooting noisy drive trains. Creaking and squeaking noises are annoying, and can be a sign of more serious problems. Damage to component parts may result if they are left unattended.