So on Friday, after a long period of not riding the Wayfarer, I took it out and swapped pedals. And then on Saturday, this happened:
Yep, it was the crank after all.
Thankfully, I was on a sidewalk stopping at a cafe when this happened. It could have been more disastrous a few seconds earlier when I was crossing the busy street to get to said cafe. And thankfully I didn’t hurt myself.
But of course, I always feel stupid when stuff like this happens. I’ve already broken the frame on the Wayfarer, so this is another break to check off. And this ain’t the first time I’ve ever broken a crank (or a frame, for that matter.) Heck, I’ve even broken handlebars before!
Thankfully crank replacement isn’t as big of a deal as a broken frame. But I have to find a replacement first. So if anyone has a Raliegh branded cottered crank, left side, 165 mm, and would like to part with it, get in touch.