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Old 04-06-08, 07:21 PM
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Bebops

Does anyone know anything about riding bebop pedals? I would specifically like to know how well they would work for riding a fixed gear (no brakes).
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Old 04-06-08, 07:26 PM
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huh?
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uhh, i know about bebop, the musical subgenre of jazz... post pics of these 'bebop pedals', otherwise we have no ****ing idea what you're trying to get at.
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Lol. Nobody's heard of bepop pedals in the fixed forum, trust me. You might have better luck in the road forum and search.
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Originally Posted by andre nickatina View Post
i know about bebop, the musical subgenre of jazz...
good for you.

http://www.bebop.com/
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well they're road light and mountain tough so those might be better places to start
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i have searched the forums and no one has talked about them on the fixed gear application so i decided that this was as good a place to start as any as i want to use them on a fixed gear bike
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i have searched the forums and no one has talked about them on the fixed gear application so i decided that this was as good a place to start as any as i want to use them on a fixed gear bike
that was your first mistake, assuming ssfg is a good place to start, or finish for that matter, is always a bad idea.

We can happily tell you why they suck based on their colors though... we are really good at coordinating
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I can tell you happily that Time ATAC's are possibly the best pedal ever for brakeless fixed gear riding on the street...

And if you ever want to hit the track, Look Keo's and SPD-SL's seem to be emerging favorites for clipless as well.
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People that own them speak very highly of them.
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Are bebops even made anymore? The instruction page is dated 2001, and the dealer list shows a shop here in Boise that closed down years ago.
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amazing thing, the interweb

http://www.google.com/products?hl=en...&um=1&ie=UTF-8
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Originally Posted by Pfutz View Post
We can happily tell you why they suck based on their colors though... we are really good at coordinating
You sure about that? I've seen some bikes on here that, uh...
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i've only heard good things about bebop pedals. the only bad thing is availability of both pedals and accesories, since not too many shops carry them. also, like speedplays, you might have to cut up the lugs on your mtb shoes to get them to work.
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that shows that they are sold still, but that wasn't the question
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Chippy, why these over some of the more available and widely used options?
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Chippy, why these over some of the more available and widely used options?
People who run Bebops fall in love with them. I don't know that they're really that amazing, but they're definitely quirky.

I also find it kind of funny that so many people in here hadn't heard of them. When did you guys get into cycling?
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bebop?



what about rocksteady?

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bebop?



what about rocksteady?

<enter Bepop and Rocksteady>
Raphael: I'll take the ugly one!
Leonardo: OK! WHICH ONES THE UGLY ONE?!
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Bebop Cola.
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obscure?

My baby sister is a hardcore anime nerd, I swear i wouldnt know about this otherwise.
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obscure?
Nah, that show's rad. Let's see if anyone gets my reference...
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I wish they would bring it back. Not that it would matter my roomate informed me that we lost adult swim from our cable lineup last night.
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Bebops look sooo good I really want them to be good. But I have no input, never seen one in person.

The large cleats look like they might be a problem for walking.
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Originally Posted by LóFarkas View Post
...The large cleats look like they might be a problem for walking.
You're kidding, right?
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