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    What size pedal for my new Skyhawk?

    I just ordered a Skyhawk and want to order some pedals from Amazon. What size do I need to get? 9/16 or 1/2?

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    9/16".


    1/2" is for one piece cranks which are generally found on cheaper department store bikes, low end BMX bikes, and Cruisers.

    9/16" is for two and three piece cranks, which are found on higher end bikes.

    Hope that helps!

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    It does help.. Thanks! Can't wait to get the bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDaddyFlyer View Post
    9/16".


    1/2" is for one piece cranks which are generally found on cheaper department store bikes, low end BMX bikes, and Cruisers.

    9/16" is for two and three piece cranks, which are found on higher end bikes.

    Hope that helps!

    Jeremy
    Spot on Jeremy. This pretty much covers it.

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    One more newbie question. Does this bike come with presta or schrader valves?

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    Presta comes stock. Which can be converted to schrader if you enlarge the hole in the wheel.

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    Thanks... I thought it looked like one from the picture. I'm glad I asked because I've never had anything with a presta valve. I guess I need some kind of converter for my air gauges and compressor/ pump that is for a schrader?

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    You need one of these:

    Amazon.com: Presta Adapter: Sports & Outdoors

    They are common and easy to find. Just about any bike shop, or big-box store (WalMart, K-Mart, Meijer, *****, etc) that has a bike department will have them. Usually cost $2 or so.

    All of my bikes, except my BMX bikes and jump bike, are presta. I like to use the adapter anyway instead of the presta side of the pump as it doesn't mess the end of the valve up over time.

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    Cool Jeremy and thanks for the link! I'll check Walmart first. Just got my shipping confirmation and it should be here next Tuesday.

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