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    Origin-8 Pro-Grip Double Straps - SICK!!

    Is anyone riding these? They look awesome.....opinions?


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    I've never seen anything like that before.

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    Does awesome mean "like nearly every other strap based foot retention that the market has exploded with recently?"

    Because yes, then they look 'awesome'.

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    Shill. Lol.
    // yummygooey

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    Your first post ever shouldn't be allowed in SSFG, period.

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    Hah, they look like a cheaply made version of the Bikeage straps


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    they do indeed... scrod? lawsuit
    Did you poop at that stop back there? I didn't pay $300 on brakes that save 150g to have you carrying around 600g of breakfast all day
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    Get a brake, hipster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
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    What do you think of the straps?

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelkjbi View Post
    What do you think of the straps?
    If you've ever dealt with nylon straps, you can tell the difference between what is going to work better in wet, dry, caked on dirt, whatnot. See how the Bikeage ones are made with very fine woven threads, almost creating a smooth surface that repeals dirt and water. The origin8 straps are very thick threads that are going to be stiff when left in the sun, collect dirt like a mofo, and really get warped and soggy easily in the rain.

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    not only that, but if you are concerned with the wear on your shoes, the smaller diameter threads and subsequent 'finer' material used on the bikeage straps will be much kinder to the leather/textile upper on your favorite riding shoes

    the rough material used on the origin8 straps will act like sandpaper, removing the protective layer on leather shoes and generally accelerating their wear
    Did you poop at that stop back there? I didn't pay $300 on brakes that save 150g to have you carrying around 600g of breakfast all day
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    Get a brake, hipster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lilcphoto View Post
    Hah, they look like a cheaply made version of the Bikeage straps
    More like the previous version....

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelkjbi View Post
    What do you think of the straps?
    I ride clipless bro.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
    I ride clipless bro.
    clipless all the way
    i bought a set of pedals and straps a few weeks ago and took them off after one ride

    they suck

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    I have the bikeage straps, they get the job done its hard going to straps from clipless

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    Quote Originally Posted by nuhtowel View Post
    I have the bikeage straps, they get the job done its hard going to straps from clipless
    I guess I'll find out soon enough, just bought some with the bmx pedals.
    What, Me Worry? - Alfred E. Neuman

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    I'd like to think i have as much money as brains.

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    Michael Kay works for J&B importers (aka Origin 8).

    /thread.
    Last edited by Scrodzilla; 02-07-11 at 07:39 PM.

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