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He actually did it... pitbull pedals

Old 05-02-21, 06:44 AM
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He actually did it... pitbull pedals

So Pitbull Pedals - the single bar design that has been discussed on here a few times - is actually being tested by cycling weekly. The initial review was that they are heavy (with a lighter version on the way), but were just as easy to clip in to as advertised. This article is just the intro to a longer term review.
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Old 05-02-21, 01:24 PM
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Reminds me of the old "Aerolite" pedal. Very minimalist, quite light, especially the titanium version, but the cleat was unwalkable.


https://fairwheelbikes.com/aerolite-titanium-pedals/
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Old 05-02-21, 01:43 PM
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When your Kickstarter campaign brings in less than 1% of your targeted amount, you might want to think hard about the opinions people have expressed about your product.
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If this is more walkable than normal road cleats, easy to clip (back) in would be a draw for BMX racing. Not that that's a huge market.
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Old 05-02-21, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
When your Kickstarter campaign brings in less than 1% of your targeted amount, you might want to think hard about the opinions people have expressed about your product.
I'd be very interested, but I have no idea what order of magnitude they're talking about for price. Are we talking $50 or $200?
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Old 05-02-21, 06:38 PM
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Shimano SPD-L is so easy, what problem are they trying to solve?
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Shimano SPD-L is so easy, what problem are they trying to solve?
Apparently even faster engagement.
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Apparently even faster engagement.
I can only say engagement isn't an issue for me. And for racers who never unclip during a race?

Honestly, when I take off from a stop I don't even look down to re-clip. Just second nature at this point.
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Originally Posted by dmanthree View Post
What problem are they trying to solve?
The problem they are trying to solve is "How can we get people to buy a pedal that offers no real advantages over existing pedals?"
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I had real trouble engaging last night. Then I realised I had road pedals on the training bike and and mtb pedals on my feet.

These would be awful for BMX what with all the crashing and all.
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It does look like it would be stupid easy to clip in, but is that cleat really easy to walk in? It sticks down so far.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Apparently even faster engagement.
And a shotgun wedding?
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Old 05-03-21, 08:17 AM
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I told you we are going to do this !! The KOM pedal is under 90 g !!
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
When your Kickstarter campaign brings in less than 1% of your targeted amount, you might want to think hard about the opinions people have expressed about your product.
Know one new how good they ?
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Originally Posted by znomit View Post
I had real trouble engaging last night. Then I realised I had road pedals on the training bike and and mtb pedals on my feet.
Try putting shoes on your feet.
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Know one new how good they ?
Get to the ER immediately, you might be having a stroke.
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Originally Posted by Lazyass View Post
It does look like it would be stupid easy to clip in, but is that cleat really easy to walk in? It sticks down so far.
It is not a walking shoe but very easy to walk in.
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Originally Posted by Pitbull pedal View Post
It is not a walking shoe but very easy to walk in.
Lol I know it's not a walking shoe but that was in the context of comparing it to other road cleats. It looks like that thingy that clips to the pedal hangs down pretty low.
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was it that easy the first day you started riding roar bikes ?
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Originally Posted by Pitbull pedal View Post
was it that easy the first day you started riding roar bikes ?
I started out on meow bikes.
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about 3/4 of inch total.
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Question: How deep will this pedal penetrate a cyclist's abdomen when said cyclist is involved in a crash?
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about 3/4 of inch total.
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I value attention to detail in stuff I buy. Just saying....
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Originally Posted by Pitbull pedal View Post
Know one new how good they ?
Your basic communication skills need improvement. Proper English is a great way to engage, but this makes you sound like a moron, and decreases confidence in your product.

Originally Posted by Pitbull pedal View Post
was it that easy the first day you started riding roar bikes ?
Not a good technique as a marketing ploy. Being a smart ass is cute on Twitter, or if you're selling overcooked steaks and crappy wine to go with an overpriced golf vacation at a resort that is branded with your name...but the people who you need to buy these pedals and make your dreams come true, are probably not interested your beta pretending to be alpha schtick.

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about 3/4 of inch total.
Nothing to brag about.

Look dude, your pedals are unique, but your marketing is horrible. Prove me wrong. Prove us all wrong. Prove to us that you can out do Shimano, Look, Crankbrothers, Speedplay (Wahoo) with this new design while selling it using an approach to English that sounds like my 13 year old daughter (who is lovely and intelligent, but is 13 years old) is your chief of marketing. Just so you know, I have no idea what I'm actually talking about, except that I have enough disposable income, if you had a compelling hook and weren't such a jerk, I might have tried them....now, I'll do my best make sure no one wastes their time. Good luck. Capitalism is awesome.
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