Footpeg bolt failed while riding

Dave C dlc-mica at
Thu Aug 30 18:14:20 PDT 2007

On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 03:07:21PM -0400, Patrick Mullen wrote:
> > The bolt was
> > in compression on the TOP and in tension at the BOTTOM,
> I'm a little confused by this statement because the first photo, with
> the footpeg
> in view, makes it look like the part with the thread that sticks out was pulled
> apart from the bolt.  The extra thread is on the same side as the top of the
> footpeg if you were to straighten the hinge.
> Unless I'm looking at it wrong, of course.

I took the hinge apart so I could turn the spring around and keep 
it angled for a better picture; it's possible that it's not oriented 
the way it was originally.

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