If you ever experienced slippery pedals on a rainy day you know very well how dangerous and annoying it can be. It can definitely get you killed, especially if you commute on high traffic roads like me.
That problem appeared recently on my bike when I replaced my old beat-up pedals with some new-ish ones. I could barely ride for a few miles on a rainy day without a slip. So annoying! I was ready to replace them when I had this Idea that I wanted to try it and see if it could cure the problem. Well, I tried it and works beautifully! It’s a very easy and quick fix!
You will need thick galvanized wire and a pair of pliers. The humble wire can really provide an excellent grip on the pedals! See how I did mine: