How do you remove pedals from a child’s bike?

Can pedals be removed from kids bike?

Loosen the left pedal clockwise, and loosen the right pedal counter-clockwise. Once you’ve removed the pedals, lower the seat so your child’s feet touch the ground when sitting on the bike. A lower seat provides more confidence when trying to balance.

Can you remove pedals to make a balance bike?

Yes, you can convert a normal pedal bike to a balance bike by taking off the cranks, pedals and chain. However pedal bikes are normally taller than their balance bike counterparts as they need added ground clearance so the pedals don’t hit the ground while riding.

How do you remove speed play pedals?

Turn pedal wrench counter-clockwise to remove right pedal or turn crank so the pedal is pedaling forward. Use care not to abrade skin. Continue to turn wrench counter-clockwise and remove pedal completely from crank. Rotate bike as necessary until left pedal is easily accessed.

What tools do I need to change bike pedals?

Depending what pedals you use, you’ll either need a 15mm open-ended wrench (pedal spanner), a 6mm Allen key, or an 8mm Allen key. Whatever the required tool, a long-handled version of it will mean extra leverage for extra security and easier removal.

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