Pedals Reviews and News


Crankbrothers Mallet E 11 goes on Titanium diet

The Mallet E 11 uses titanium wings and a dual chamfered design to shed weight, making it the lightest Mallet pedals ever offered.

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MagLock magnetic pedals review

MagLock tries to bridge the gap between platform pedals and clipless using powerful magnets. Find out how well it worked.

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Xpedo Zed flat pedal review

$100 may seem like a lot of money for a chunk of aluminum, but it’s pretty reasonable considering that most premium pedals retail for nearly double that price. So how does the Xpedo Zed compare to its pricier competition?

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Crankbrothers Mallet E LS offers longer spindle

The Crankbrothers Mallet is one of the most popular pedals in the gravity scene. For 2017, they’re offering a new version of the enduro “E” model with a wider spindle. Click through to find out more.

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Canfield Crampon Mountain flat pedals first look

Canfield updates their Crampon pedal with an even larger 112-millimeter by 106-millimeter platform and virtually maintenance free internals that utilizes a bushing at the axle side and stacked bearings at the end internally.

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Speedplay Syzr mountain bike pedals review

Great pedal for riders with specific fit requirements who are seeking smooth float and walkability.

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Race Face Chester flat pedal review

Folks charge an arm and a leg for exotic pedals so it was refreshing for us to try a $55 nylon pedal and discover an absolute gem.

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Clips vs Flats: Which pedal is more efficient?

Like 1x vs. 2x or ideal handlebar width, people love to argue over clips vs. flats. But when it comes down to it, which is actually more efficient? Check out this video to learn more.

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Gamut Podium flat pedal review

When the original Point One Podium pedals launched, they heralded a new era for ultra-light performance platform pedals. So how does their successor stack up?

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Ritchey launches WCS XC and Trail pedals

Ritchey says new pedals were redesigned from the ground up, and feature a revamped engagement system that has a fixed front claw for better entry and release along with reliable mud-shedding.

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iSSi Trail and Trail Triple clipless pedals review

If you’re dying to color coordinate your pedals or if you would benefit from having longer than standard pedal axles, iSSi pedals will fit the bill.

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Four new flat pedals from Sea Otter

Looking for a new flat pedal option? Here are four new offerings we spotted on Day 1 at Sea Otter.

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Bontrager Drop Line stem, bars, pedals and dropper post

Bontrager’s new Drop Line dropper post is easily serviceable, claimed to perform well in extreme temperatures (for all your fat biking needs), and is infinitely adjustable.

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Deity TMAC flat pedal review

With a price tag nearing $200, how does the newest pedal from Deity justify its price and differentiate itself from the rest of the market? Find out in our review.

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Art’s Cyclery 2015 Mountain Bike Gear of the Year

Here’s a look at some of the mountain bike products that made riding more enjoyable these past 12 months.

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Speedplay expands SYZR MTB pedal system line

Speedplay is growing its line of SYZR mountain bike pedals, adding a new chrome-moly version to go along with the existing stainless and titanium models.

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Video: Clips versus flats

Clips and flats both have their advantages and disadvantages. In this insightful GMBN video, former world cup DH racers Neil Donoghue and Marc Beaumont explain why they prefered to race in one versus the other.

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Tech: Are size specific pedals the next big thing?

Flat pedals have changed minimally in recent years but that may soon change. Two manufacturers are seeking to help improve performance with new size specific platforms. How did the concept originate? We called Spank and Crankbrothers to learn more.

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Hit List: This week’s best MTB components, gear and apparel

This week’s Mtbr Hit List includes 2.35 Michelin tires, Pearl Izumi X-Project shoes, the MRP Stage fork, Bontrager’s Foray shorts, grips and gloves from Ergon, a Bell helmet, and one very cool tool.

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Deity launches Tyler McCaul Signature Flat Pedal

After thoroughly thinking (and rethinking) every facet of the modern platform pedal, Deity Components finally releases the Tyler McCaul Signature Flat Pedal.

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Round up: Eight new pedals for the flat-out-foot-out crowd

2016 trends in flat pedals include size specific platforms and hybrid flat/clipless designs. Some are also more affordable!

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Interbike 2015: Xpedo ZED pedal

The new Xpedo ZED is the company’s largest pedal ever with a 110x110mm platform. Despite it’s size, they’ve managed to retain a very slim profile.

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Eurobike 2015: Shimano debuts new shoes, 25th anniversary pedals

Component and apparel giant has your feet covered with limited edition 25th anniversary pedals and shoes, plus new all-mountain range, multi-season mountain touring and Gore-Tex lined winter enduro shoes.

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Eurobike 2015: Crankbrothers pedals and new dropper post

Crankbrothers showed us the new internal components for all pedal types. Beside that: revamped Candy 7 & 11 pedals, new Double Shot, Mallet E enduro and Stamp Small/Large pedals; the new High Line dropper post is looking great!

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VP Components introduces the VP-AIM platform pedal

VP’s AIM pedal combines value and performance. Watch Sam Reynolds and DJ Brandt putting their pedals to the test.

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