An old Motobecane with a stripped pedal on the non drive side stopped by for help.  We tapped both sets of threads out to the 9/16″ standard.  Had to improvise a tap handle, it is a bit hard to get the Park tap started in the old French size.

When you have as many tools lying around as we do you can usually make something work, here the Y wrench / 10 mm allen socket / pedal tap got the job done.  You should see the broom handle / vice grip / hacksaw set up we use to cut fixie tall bike handlebars down to Oury grip width!  Just kidding….

Now this fine Stronglight can keep cranking out the miles, and the owner can use any kind of pedal he likes!

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