Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Alexandria, VA
Bikes: 1989 Serotta Nova Special X; 2006 Lemond Poprad Disc
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To answer my own question . . .
First, the Bebops are really hard to find (not sure if this is always true). Of the approximately 150 odd brick and mortar suppliers listed on the Bebop page, about 6 had an internet links shown. I called all the internet suppliers listed on the Bebop web page (didn't bother with the non-linked suppliers).
Of all those linked distributors, most were out of stock and waiting on Bebop to ship more pedals. FWIW, some of these suppliers predicted some sort of design change in the new pedals and some predicted no change at all.
Angle Tech in Woodland Park, CO - (800-793-3038) did have a few in stock and were very knowledgable about the Bebop pedals. Seems the Bebop pedal is Angle Tech's preferred pedal, and thus what they sell the most of and have the most experience with. Angle Tech was happy to spend a few minutes talking with me about pedals in general, and why they prefer the Bebops, especially for road riding. Angle Tech emphasized that they would offer plenty of customer support for the Bebop pedals, and customer support is something that Bebop gets dinged on so having a shop back me up is great.
Hopefully, the pedals and cleats will install easily and I'll be back on the road this weekend without a second thought.
Last edited by mudslinger; 08-10-06 at 01:01 PM.