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Pitbull Pedal is back

Old 09-05-19, 07:36 AM
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We just got our cards. Hopefully we'll find someone to give them to haha.
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Old 09-05-19, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
If the guide washer can't be removed using ordinary tools, it's effectively a permanent part of the pedal. Consumers are not going to seek out a machine shop to have their pedals modified.
Ive gone to a machine shop to have pedal extenders drilled, so this isnt a stretch...
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Old 09-09-19, 07:53 AM
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I'm glad you can understand how easy it would be to modify them if you truly needed it done. I do believe that it is personal preference as I think that the lead on the pedal looks perfectly fine.
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Old 09-12-19, 07:34 AM
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Some more good news, we were lucky enough to get on bay news 9 here in Tampa bay. They did a short interview about the pedal. It has been put up on their website here. It was fun to do.
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Old 09-12-19, 08:27 AM
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A piece of advice from someone who would actually consider your product....

Change the name and get a different logo.

I mean, I get the reference but an aggressive dog with its teeth clenched around something is not a pleasant image for some.


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Old 09-12-19, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
A piece of advice from someone who would actually consider your product....

Change the name and get a different logo.

I mean, I get the reference but an aggressive dog with its teeth clenched around something is not a pleasant image for some.


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I do appreciate it but we are too far along at this time to make a change. Our thought was that these pedals grip like a pit bull. They will not let go until you want them to let go.
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Old 09-12-19, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Pitbull pedal View Post
I do appreciate it but we are too far along at this time to make a change. Our thought was that these pedals grip like a pit bull. They will not let go until you want them to let go.
Too far along how exactly? You don't even have a product on the market yet.
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Old 09-12-19, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Pitbull pedal View Post
Our thought was that these pedals grip like a pit bull. They will not let go until you want them to let go.
More marketing problems:
1. The above has little to do with your main sales pitch, which is that they're the "fastest" pedal.
2. The above implies that presently available pedals aren't good at keeping a rider clipped in. Are you making that claim as well?
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Old 09-12-19, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by joejack951 View Post
Too far along how exactly? You don't even have a product on the market yet.
True, but all of our printed media such as shirts and business cards have been produced. Our licensing for fictitious name, etc. has been filed. Maybe we could make the teeth a little less sharp

Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
More marketing problems:
1. The above has little to do with your main sales pitch, which is that they're the "fastest" pedal.
2. The above implies that presently available pedals aren't good at keeping a rider clipped in. Are you making that claim as well?
1. Never really thought of it that way but I can see what you are saying. We will take that into consideration. Thanks for the input.
2. Not necessarily, existing pedals I do believe will hold you in place even under sprint conditions. Some have been known to let loose before, but not very often.
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Originally Posted by Pitbull pedal View Post
True, but all of our printed media such as shirts and business cards have been produced. Our licensing for fictitious name, etc. has been filed. Maybe we could make the teeth a little less sharp
All a drop in the bucket once you get into manufacturing, stocking, and selling your product. If you agree at all with the comments being made, there's no time better than now to change direction.
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Old 09-13-19, 01:39 PM
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Again I do agree with you, but as of right now with the thousands of people that have viewed the product you are the first one that had anything to say about the name. We have gotten all of our pricing back from everywhere. We are just hoping to get the project off the ground. But we are having a lot of fun trying to do this.
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