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How to Remove Track Spikes

How to Remove Track Spikes

Track spikes make the feet of competing athletes lighter while providing adequate traction. While athletic shoe spikes are easy to remove, you may encounter one or two spikes that have undergone excessive wear and, removing them can become complicated. Fortunately, there are ways to remove worn track spikes.

Preventing Problems With Spikes

Don't put them in a tumble drier or washing machine. You risk damaging the spike housings or plates when you wash your spikes in your washing machine. Also, the heat in the tumble drier will damage the spikes.

Try to remove the grass and mud caught on the spikes after using your spikes on cross country or grass tracks before putting them in your bag. This will keep them dry and decrease the chances of rusty spikes.

Clean spikes with hand using warm soapy water. It's okay to brush the spike plate using warm soapy water. To dry them, keep the spikes under a radiator or another semi-warm spot.

You need to regularly remove the spikes even if you're not changing them. If you leave spikes too long without removing them, you run the risk of letting them get rusted.

Use WD40 or Vaseline on the track spike threads if your spikes are stiff to screw in. Doing this will make removing the track spikes easier and keep the threads working smoothly.

How To Remove Track Spikes

Need help removing track spikes? Try these methods, and we hope one will work its magic:

Method One

Saturate the edge of the spike using a store-bought silicone spray, and let the shoe stay in an upside-down position for at least 5 to 10 minutes. Don't try to remove the spike if the 5 minutes haven't elapsed. This method is easy to remove track spikes that won't turn using traditional means.

Method Two

Using a small hammer or a wrench, tap on the side of the spike until some movement starts to take place. Continue tapping until the spike starts separating from the shoe. You can use a silicone spray to penetrate the spike.

Method Three

Get a pair of needle-nose pliers and hold the sides of the spike. Start to turn the spike in a counterclockwise motion with a gentle pulling action until the spike starts to come out. Using this method, you can remove deeply embedded track spikes.

Stress-Free Spike Removal

If you're tired of spikes that are stuck out or borrowing spike removal tools from other athletes, Needle Eye Spikes are the perfect solution. It can remove track spikes within seconds, no matter how stripped they've become or how deeply they're secured. It's that easy, insert the patented Needle Eye tool into the spike and start twisting.

Get The Best Track Spikes Today

Get a needle eye spikes kit from us and experience the difference yourself. We're confident our spikes kit will get you back on track faster without having to spend money for pro spike removal services. Check our website today to find the best track spikes.

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How to Remove Track Spikes


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If you have gold earrings, bracelets, necklaces, watches, pendants, or charms you never wear, trade them in for cash to buy something you’ll love. We’ll buy any type of precious metal you would like to sell.

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As a full-service jeweler, we provide additional services, including jewelry appraisals, repairs, alterations, and remount services. Whenever you visit Lane Jewelers, you can always expect exceptional attention. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and earn your loyalty. 

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About Lane Jewelers

Our promise at Lane Jewelers is to provide  a shopping experience that will exceed your expectations. When we talk about expectations, that includes our store, our merchandise, and our service. We fulfill our promise by providing exceptional service to every customer who visits.

We provide superior value in terms of merchandise quality, price, selection, and customer satisfaction. 

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We’re located at 2553 S. Church St., Burlington, NC 27215
Call: 336-584-0355

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Monday 11:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

 Tuesday 11:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

Wednesday 11:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

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Sunday Closed


Whether you are looking to buy from us, sell to us, or ask about repairs, visit us today. We look forward to welcoming you to our store and assisting with all your jewelry-related needs!

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