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Mongoose Ledge 2.1 pedal thread size

I want to replace the pedals on a Mongoose Ledge 2.1 26" MTN bike. Its a relatively cheap bike so I don't want anything too expensive and I am unsure of the pedal thread size. I know 9/16" is standard, I also know some cheaper bikes use 1/2" and since it is hard to get an exact measurement from the thread itself I need an answer. Between the pedal thread and the crank hole it could measure either way. Anyone know for sure, I want to buy the right size the first time. THANKS!!

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    Robert Apr 23, 2014

    I would have to buy either a caliper set or a micrometer to do it. Its too colse to call with a tape measure or ruler. Thanks though, if i had the tools avalible it would be done.

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Measure the threads on the crank. Use or borow a pair of calipers. Measure with two threads as the outside edges to get proper diameter.

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    Robert May 07, 2014

    I will answer my own question here, 9/16" is the thread size. The obvious part i missed was my bike has a 3 piece crank. While not always the case a 3 piece crank usually uses 9/16" pedals, while a 1 piece crank usually will use 1/2" pedals. I did say usually because there are exceptions, but in this case it holds true. Thanks!

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SOURCE: What are the threads and

The make of the bike does not define the crankarm on it which might define the spec of the threaded hole.

A simple web search for "bicycle pedal thread pitch" leads to..

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_p.html

Look for "pedal threading"

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