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Gotway ACM Style Pedal Failure

Marty Backe

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Just when we thought it couldn't get any worse, now we get to worry about pedal failures.

Just came across this disturbing post (if you own a Monster like me).



Here's the text from Speedy Feet's website:

Gotway ACM Footplates Safety Check

by Ian Sampson February 25, 2017

Failure of Gotway ACM Footplate

A customer has reported the failure of one of their footplates. The style of footplate is the latest version of the ACM footplate. The model it was fitted to was the Monster 22" purchased late 2016. As always, Speedy Feet will announce any issues reported by customers to keep us all as safe as possible! 

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We would recommend ALL riders check their footplates for signs of stress. (Simple scuffing and usual knocks are not part of this potential issue).

Conditions of incident:

Rider has done around 200 miles on the unit.

Simply dropped off a standard size curb, has never done any stunts on the Monster (pretty difficult due to size of the monster!).

Only ever used on road in the short distance it had traveled.

Rider weight approx 100kg.


1. Stress Fractures (These would be actual cracks or signs of stretching of the metal, usually around points of stress, i.e. the hinge area).

2. Actual breakage / or splitting.


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