Beautiful, functional foot straps for your bike pedals. Made with love from premium buffalo leather, brass, and stainless hardware. Read more
This project was successfully funded on November 2, 2013.
About this project
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Your bike and feet will love Pedalbelts! They are comfortable, durable, adjustable and versatile, perfect for those who live on their bike to the occasional randonneur. Own something that improves with age. Not only that, Pedalbelt is now available in multiple colours to match your bike.
What They Are.
Pedalbelt is a foot retention system for flat platform pedals that offers strength, durability,and comfort. Pedalbelts work without a cage and are wider than traditional straps. They are made with premium buffalo leather, brass eyelets and stainless steel hardware which is both resistant and looks better with age.
The unique design of the Pedalbelt is simple, yet elegant. It is made from the absolute best materials; creating an incredibly durable, bulletproof product. Pedalbelts are extremely easy to install, are available in a variety of colours, and allow you to quickly customize your ride.
WHY ARE PEDALBELTS DIFFERENT?
Pedalbelts are the only straps to become better with age. With time the leather will mold into the shape of your feet becoming only more comfortable and the brass eyelets with develop a classic patina.
With regular care, the straps will last you a lifetime. In fact, I still use my original prototypes.
I want to keep the standards of my products as high as I possibly can, and that means using only the best materials and processes.
Your pledge will be used to buy materials in greater quantity, as well as acquire tools that we need to become more efficient.
This will allow us to create Pedalbelts more efficiently, and also give us the ability to do more research and testing with different models and other cycling goods.
PEDALBELTS - BLACK OR COLOUR
SHOP TESTER - WITH YOUR BRAND!
Thanks to everyone to who dedicated their time, energy and good mojo towards helping me get this up and running!
Special thanks to:
- Benoit for making the video.
- My friends for testing the product for the last 4 years. Also Eve, Sam, Gab, and Scott for their help.
- Bikurious, iBike, C&L, Phat Moose and Cycle Technique for helping me out in the beginning.
- Thanks to Willem and Mike for their help and encouraging me to try Kickstarter.
- Michel VanVorstenbos for his amazing photography!
- Judy for her support, encouragement and putting up with me when I just want to talk about leather stuff while we're having dinner.
AND YOU, THE KICKSTARTER BACKERS WHO MAKE THIS EVEN POSSIBLE!
Risks and challenges
Getting the supplies on time :
To minimize this risk, we are in constant contact with our suppliers to update them often & efficiently and make for shorter lead time and in the end ensuring on time delivery.
One of the biggest challenges that we might have to face is scaling up our production to accommodate an overflow in demand. In the event that we get more pledges than we expect, we have a plan to cope with higher production volume.
We cannot fully control the delivery process and we foresee this as a possible issue once we have produced and are ready to ship the Pedalbelts. We are in contact with multiple multinational shipping and logistics companies to deal with this process and are ready for anything!
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
Pledge $5 or more
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT, we'll thank you on the website, and give you a virtual hug!Estimated delivery:
Pledge $15 or more
KEYCHAIN - A leather keychain made from the reclaimed leather. Goes around your wrist for quickly locking/unlocking your bike lock or can attach to a loop on your pants. Also included is a decal and postcard.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $35 or more
224 backers Limited (176 left of 400)
EARLY BIRD PEDALBELT - an exclusive kickstarter deal on 1 PAIR OF BLACK OR COLOUR PEDALBELTS (tan, honey brown, concrete, burnt red). We'll also send you a Pedalbelt Decal and thank you postcard!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $45 or more
PEDALBELT - You get a great price (retail is $50) 1 PAIR OF BLACK OR COLOUR PEDALBELTS (tan, honey brown, concrete, burnt red). We'll also send you a Pedalbelt Decal and thank you postcard!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $45 or more
30 backers All gone!
Get any colour Pedalbelts, with the keychain. It also includes Pedalbelt decals, and a thank you postcard!
Add $10 for shipping oustide Canada.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $60 or more
42 backers Limited (158 left of 200)
COMBO PEDALBELT WITH BLACK PEDALS - an exclusive kickstarted deal on 1 PAIR OF BLACK OR COLOUR PEDALBELTS (tan, honey brown, concrete, burnt red) WITH BLACK PEDALS. We'll also send you a Pedalbelt Decal and thank you postcard!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $80 or more
8 backers Limited (12 left of 20)
Customize a pair of Pedalbelts with your logo or design branded in the leather. Great for a shop or team. We'll keep your branding plate on hand for any future orders. This reward does require that you send us your logo in a vectorized format.Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $400 or more
3 backers All gone!
THE BIKE - Get the Pure Fix bike shown in the video!, We'll send you the bike along with 1 pair of pedal belts already installed, anywhere in the world! You'll also get a postcard and some decals to go with it! We'll also send you a special edition signed Kickstarter Poster. Please contact us about shipping if you want this option. (approx. $50-Canada, $100-USA)Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
Pledge $1,000 or more
THE BOSS - We'll make and brand an insane pair of Pedalbelts for you. Leather embossed with gold leaf, titanium bolts, the works! This comes with a one of a kind poster, a set of stickers, and 'elite status.' a lifetime warranty on your Pedalbelts!Estimated delivery:Ships anywhere in the world
- (30 days)