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Funn Soljam Viper Sealed Bearing Pedal Pedal

4.24/5 (25 Reviews)
MSRP : $77.50


Product Description

The Soljam is fully CNC-machined from 6061-T6 aluminum block and features a chromoly axle for strength.


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by urbanfreeride a Weekend Warrior from New Zealand

Date Reviewed: March 25, 2011

Strengths:    Fairly light, strong and amazing grip

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
Dope pedals for the price. I got camo ones as they were the only ones that would suit my paint scheme. They look awesome and the camo would suit most bikes. They are light for a strong platform pedal. Bearings feel ultra smooth. So much grip i struggled to reposition my foot at first and will probably wind down the studs slightly to make it a little easier.

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Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Torpedo 7

Similar Products Used:   Wellgo V8s etc

Bike Setup:   08 Derelikt frame, 9spd, '11 Dirt Jumper 3s, Skeletals, Husselfelt cranks etc.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by xKirbyx a Weekend Warrior from New Zealand

Date Reviewed: August 27, 2009

Strengths:    big, heaps of grip, nice color ( orange ), feels strong.

Weaknesses:    bearings have started giving up a bit, One pedal wobbles alot.

Bottom Line:   
The bearings gave up because i thrash my bike on rutty tracks. If your thinking of these for a fully go for it, but if ur thrashin your bike there is probably better choices

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Favorite Trail:   i ride alot of rutty tracks

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Local bike store

Similar Products Used:   well go, ghost,

Bike Setup:   4 cross/ jump / urban / Hardtail

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Austin from Washintonium

Date Reviewed: February 18, 2008

Strengths:    - Grippy
- Strong
- Tough


Weaknesses:    One of mine was missing some bearings.

Bottom Line:   
Great grip, crappy bearings.

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Favorite Trail:   Dos Siete

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Performance Bicycle

Similar Products Used:   Forte stomps, kona jacksh*ts, wally world crap

Bike Setup:   Iron Horse 7.3, 66RC2X, Code 5's, Roco WC...

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Chris a Weekend Warrior from Middleboro, MA

Date Reviewed: December 28, 2007

Strengths:    Grippy and wide

Weaknesses:    Bearings and customer service

Bottom Line:   
Looking for my first flat pedal and picked the wrong ones. DO NOT GET THIS PEDAL. Pedal's internals get loose in first ride and hard to adjust, now they bang around. Bearings went in first ride!!!!
No customer service, you are unable to contact FUNN except by MY SPACE??? What is up with that? When they did email me a couple of weeks ago they would not help out. Would not recommend these to anyone!!!

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Favorite Trail:   Vietnam, Borderland

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   Universal Cycles

Bike Setup:   Yeti 575

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by M B from Chicago, IL

Date Reviewed: September 4, 2007

Strengths:    Weight / strength, grip.

Weaknesses:    Bad bearings - worn out quick. Pins are tough to get out when the top get ground down. I prefer to be able to remove from the bottom, not the top.

Bottom Line:   
Bearings wore out way too fast. Pedals are now garbage after 6 months. Going to put my 3 year old Kona's back on. Couldn't replace some of the pins since the tops got ground down. Had to use pliers, just a pain.

They will rip the crap out of your shins but that isn't the pedals fault.

Great grip, but lots of pedals have a good grip - and good bearings.

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Favorite Trail:   Oswego, IL

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Bike Setup:   DJ / street / park

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Chris from Middleboro, MA

Date Reviewed: July 7, 2007

Strengths:    Grippy

Weaknesses:    Weak internal construction

Bottom Line:   
I was all hyped up about these pedals and they worked fine for the first ride and then it all went down hill. After the third ride they siezed up and then got loose right away. They are already tightened all the way and they rattle and creak. Very hard time reaching company through MY SPACE, ..when they did write back they say it is a product malfunction but would not help..ponded it off on the distributor or place where they were purchased. Contacted distributor..stated contact Universal Cycles, emailed them....still waiting for a response... No support. Would not recommend!!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   Borderland

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Universal Cycles

Bike Setup:   Yeti 575

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:2
Submitted by mark a Downhiller from scotland

Date Reviewed: June 24, 2007

Strengths:    grippy as f***, big as f***, look the s***

Weaknesses:    can rip off your legs if given a chance, bent the axle after a slight fall at fort bill

Bottom Line:   
get them they are wicked. just wear some protection that you r willing to wreck

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Favorite Trail:   pitfichie dh

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Purchased At:   came with my bike

Similar Products Used:   dmr v8, fpd,

Bike Setup:   ironhorse 7point5 blinged

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by eric loranfger a Weekend Warrior from tdsy

Date Reviewed: May 15, 2007

Strengths:    good grippy platform

Weaknesses:    not durable. after 4 months of dhing they are loos and unridable...not paked enought with grease.

Bottom Line:   
do not bye thee pedals beacause they may seem great at first but they will not last

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Favorite Trail:   jdtkudtukukdt

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   tjftuiiukufjkj

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   balfa bb7 2006 888 rear 5th element ect.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Grant a Downhiller from Castro Valley Ca.

Date Reviewed: March 11, 2007

Strengths:    Grip like nothing else, HUGE platform, beefy, look sick, great pin placement, grip tape in the middle is a +

Weaknesses:    None so far!

Bottom Line:   
I love these pedals, if they ever break I'll definatly buy another set, its like cliping in same feeling, after one run the pins actualy dug themselfs into my right shoe! Crazy grip!

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Favorite Trail:   JMP

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Came with bike

Similar Products Used:   A frames, cliples,

Bike Setup:   Iron Horse 7.3 DOIII, RS Pearl 3.1, Funn Vipers, WBT Dual Duty FR(wheelset)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pieter Stoaling a Downhiller from Scotland

Date Reviewed: March 6, 2007

Strengths:    Massive, and totally solid. Never had any problems. Hit a rock once using them on Race Face drop forged North Shore cranks and the cranks got destroyed, but the pedal survived! Say no more.

Weaknesses:    None at all.

Bottom Line:   
You will not be unhappy with these pedals

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Favorite Trail:   down

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   UK shop

Similar Products Used:   Various flatties

Bike Setup:   2001 Orange Patriot. X-Vert DC's, Hope C2's

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bob the Builder a Downhiller from SA, Australia

Date Reviewed: October 15, 2006

Strengths:    Sound construction, simplistic design, 3M gritty grip tape, big pins and sealed bearings all work to make this the most confidence inspiring flat pedal that is not extreme like BMW Shin Burgers.

Weaknesses:    nada

Bottom Line:   
I give this product top chillies. Cos I have used em' for a full season of racing and weekend playing without any issues. These are the sealed bearing version and has been used in horrid wet and muddy conditions, never have the pedals had any mechanical issues nor has my foot slipped other than due to my shoe falling apart. (they were old to start with but the pedal chewed them out) I now have a pair of five tens sticky shoes and I gotta say the combination rocks! Get them, you wont be disappointed.

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Favorite Trail:   Any long fast hill section

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Alfred.E.Bike

Similar Products Used:   Range of flatties

Bike Setup:   Iron Horse SGS with 2006 bling

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Cal from Melbourne, AUS

Date Reviewed: September 21, 2006

Strengths:    They are huge. My feet have never slipped off the whole time ive been ridin them. The grip tape in the middle of them is sick as.

Weaknesses:    Lost a couple of pins, can mess up your shins pretty good

Bottom Line:   
Easily the best pedals i have ever ridden. The pins on them a massive and the grip tape in the middle is an awesome touch. Whatever i hit i know that my feet will not slip off these badboys. They have absolutely no play in them and the are smooth as. Definately recommend them to anyone.

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Favorite Trail:   Street, dirtjumps

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   Private

Similar Products Used:   Atomlabs, Shimano DX,

Bike Setup:   Kona Stuff, Singlespeed, Hayes, Doubletracks...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ryan from Vt

Date Reviewed: June 9, 2006

Strengths:    Excellent grip.

Bottom Line:   
These pedals are great. Work for allaspects of riding. Secure grip for dh, drops, street and jumping. Inspire confidence even in the rain, or with questionable shoes. definitely a good product

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Favorite Trail:   Down

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   mojo wheels

Similar Products Used:   Many other flat pedals, truvativ, kona, wellgo, easton,odyssey


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by paul a Downhiller from chicago

Date Reviewed: April 21, 2006

Strengths:    the things are massive, the grip like none other... theyre beefy as hell. what else do you need? they may be a little heavy, but ive yet to see a larger pedal, and though they look like a gory shinburger waiting to happen, youll almost never blow these pedals

Weaknesses:    you have to pop them open and tighten the nut inside hear and there because they develop play over time, but other than that none

Bottom Line:   
absolutly worth your money, i love em

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   came on my banshee

Similar Products Used:   gt mosh pedals, azonic a frame

Bike Setup:   05 banshee scratch all stock except for
o5 zocchi z1 fork and a grind peg in the back

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Penguin a Weekend Warrior from Stanford

Date Reviewed: July 19, 2005

Strengths:    The pedals stick to your feet like you had clip-ins on. These are rock solid and can take any abuse dished out to them.

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
These pedals are Awwwwsome. You should definitly get these for any type of riding. These can take a lot of abuse.

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Favorite Trail:   Stanford

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   supergo.com

Similar Products Used:   Weyless b-67 i think

Bike Setup:   These pedals came with an iron horse 7 point 3

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