There are so many bike pedals out there. So how do you find out which brand and style are right for you? Check out this list of bike pedals most frequently recommended by Cycling experts to Curated customers, but then talk to an expert to see which pedal is best for you.
- Crank Brothers - Stamp 1 - LARGE - Black
- Race Face Chester Composite Pedals Red
- Look Keo Classic 3 Plus Pedals
- SPANK - SPOON DC PEDALS - Gun Metal
- Crank brothers - Stamp 2 - SMALL - Rawsilver
- OneUp Components - Comp Pedal BLUE
- Look Keo Blade Carbon Pedals
- Look X-Track Grey Pedals
- Look - X-Track Race
- OneUp Components - Aluminum Pedal Orange
Crank Brothers - Stamp 1 - LARGE - Black
This is a great casual pedal. It's easy to get on and off the bike. It has a nice wide platform and nice pins so it's easy to stay on. The pins are also replaceable so you can get more life out of them.
These pedals have really good grip, and the replaceable pins ensure that it doesn't fade over time. Composite pedals take smaller strikes pretty well and will just get little gouges.
Downhill mountain biking. Crank Brothers are a household name in mountain bike pedals and these would serve any cyclist well.
Race Face Chester Composite Pedals Red
Value with very little negatives compared to more expensive aluminum pedals.
Great all around platform pedal that can be used for ANY type of riding.
Anything gravity related! A great all-around flat pedal.
Look Keo Classic 3 Plus Pedals
Durable construction will keep you clipped in while riding. Very easy to install. All of this with a clipless pedal that doesn't break the bank make this a top choice for an option that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
SPANK - SPOON DC PEDALS - Gun Metal
Constructed from die-cast aluminum, the pedal body should last a lifetime. Inside is a forged chromoly steel axle and a combination of sealed bearings and IGUS bushings, meaning this pedal is completely serviceable.
Crank brothers - Stamp 2 - SMALL - Rawsilver
OneUp Components - Comp Pedal BLUE
Any type of riding or terrain, they provide much better grip than any stock pedals. One up also sells a rebuild kit for the internals and the pins are replaceable.
Keeps your feet planted to keep the power down and while keeping you in control. They are fully rebuildable so no need to keep buying those one shot pedals
These are great beginner pedals with great grip and a sleek design. Add spice to your bike without sacrificing grip or performance.
Look Keo Blade Carbon Pedals
Will keep you locked in and give you great pedal efficiency on the up and down stroke. The strength of the clip is adjustable to make it easier/harder to clip out! Low weight and easy on the knees!
These pedals are best for road riding or racing. These are lightweight and easily adjustable. Plus, the spring is carbon fiber which just looks plain cool!
Look X-Track Grey Pedals
Dual sided entry is fairly easy to use and has an adjustable spring for the tension. Cleats can be found anywhere at a reasonable cost.
Flowing trails and climbing. Has just enough float and doesn't "trap" your foot. Surprisingly lightweight.
Look - X-Track Race
OneUp Components - Aluminum Pedal Orange
Lightweight, high grip, low profile pedal that will give you the grip you need for any stage of your ride. These pedals are great for the intermediate to advanced rider looking for a solid, lightweight flat pedal. While they are 10g/pair heavier than the Composite version, above, they are a full 5 mm thinner giving more clearance over obstacles. You can change the pins out when they wear down. The OneUp pedals both have 10 pins.
RaceFace Ride Pedals, Platform 9/16" Composite
Forward momentum and outfitting your new bike with durable accessories, also available in other colors. Simple, two-sided, composite pedal with traction nubs to keep your foot in place.
ONEUP COMPONENTS - Aluminum Pedal Red
All levels of mountain biking and any type of walking shoe. These pedals have wide platforms and adjust metal spikes that help your shoe to grip the pedal very well.
Sticking your shoes to the pedals with their insane grip for trail riding, dirt jumping and bmx.
All types of riding, but mostly used for aggressive trail riding and park riding.
CRANK BROTHERS - MALLET ENDURO - BLACK
Crank Brothers - Mallet 2 2016 - Raw Sliver
Look Geo Trekking Vision Pedals
Look X-Track En-Rage + Black Pedals
Rides where you need to catch air and feel secured into your bike. It allows you to use all parts of your leg when pedaling so your hamstrings can get some work too! It allows you to flex your foot and get the most power to the pedals.
Crank Brothers - Candy 7 Pedals - Black
Look Geo Trekking Grip Pedals
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