Pedals Reviews and News


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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Round up: Best new flat pedals


Some of the best tech and innovation is actually going in to these new flat pedals. Low weight, low profile, platform size and grip are the key elements.

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Sea Otter: Xpedo’s new GFX clipless DH and CXR cross-specific pedals


Check out these highlights and new products from Xpedo including the all new GFX and CXR pedals.

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Sea Otter: Crankbrothers launching custom color program


For an extra $25, consumers will soon be able to design personalized Crankbrothers Eggbeater and Candy pedals.

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News: Shimano launches anniversary pedal/shoe combo


To commemorate extended track record of success Shimano is releasing a limited-edition shoe and pedal combination.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Flat pedals


Flat pedals have come along way with thinner, lighter and grippier options. If you’re an old ‘flats’ guy looking to upgrade or you’re a clipless veteran curious to join the other side, check what our gift guide has to offer.

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Interbike: VP Components new Aim and Harrier Altitude pedals and VX series updates


Two new flat pedals, updates to the VX series of clipless MTB pedals and kid size platform pedals all new for 2015.

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Interbike: Road Not Taken Flex Fit 108 flat pedal with float


South Korean company makes pedal with a moving platform as well as lightweight cranks and “blazed with foil” titanium frames.

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First Look: 2015 Race Face Turbine components – Part 2


Part 2 of our First Look at Race Face’s affordable 2015 Turbine parts group introduces a sweet new wheelset, stout 35mm bars and stem, and more. Check it all out here.

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Review: Spank Oozy Trail Pedals


Spank follows up their Spike pedal with the Oozy Trail pedal that is lighter. Read on and find out if it works just as well as its big brother.

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Sea Otter Video: Spank Oozy Trail 295 wheels & Oozy Trail pedals 2014


Spank Industries Global Brand Manager Mike Dutton details the new Oozy Trail 295 Bead Bite wheelset and Oozy Trail pedal at Sea Otter 2014.

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New Product: 2015 Shimano XTR 11-speed


Shimano officially announced the long-anticipated release of a new 11-speed XTR mountain bike component group today in both Race and Trail tuned versions.

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Azonic Drop-In Dropper Post, Flat Iron Pedal, Stems, Wheels and more


Check out some new products from Azonic including the all new Drop-In adjustable seatpost, the Flat Iron pedal, the Club and Pleasure Dome stems, Outcast wheels and O’Neal Maniac shorts.

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Review: Spank Spike Flat Pedals


The pedals are as good now as the day we installed them. In fact, they’re working a little better now since they spin more freely as the bearings and bushings have broken in. They’re not the most free-spinning flats out there but they are well suited for trail and all-mountain riding.

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2013 Crankbrothers Mallet DH/Race


Weight: 479g per pair MSRP: $140 Today, Crankbrothers is introducing the new Mallet DH/Race pedal. We’ve ridden with it a few times and we’ve already taken it apart. But to truly understand where the Mallet DH/Race is going, one has to understand where it came from. First came the Eggbeater and although it was ideal […]

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Review: Look S-Track Mountain Bike Pedals


The S-Track replaces the Look Quartz pedal as Look has switched to a whole new design direction with this new off-road pedal. Look wanted something with more reliability, consistency, bigger contact patch and versatility for All Mountain use. A first look at this pedal shows there is much more refinement compared to the Quartz. The […]

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Launch Components Launchpad Pedal


Launch Components a new British bike company based in Glasgow and run by two engineers passionate about bringing unique and bold design to the Mountain bike market. Launch Components aims to create high quality products that stand out from the crowd and consistently deliver the high performance required for extreme use. Launch components began its […]

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Featured User Reviews: Shimano PD-M540 Pedal – Sun-Ringle Charger Pro Wheelset


I been using these exclusively for over 8 months and I love them. They have been banged on rocks and had mud in them with no issues. I use these on downhill as well and I feel secure even though I know I should be on something with a larger platform like the Mallets by CB.

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Fyxation – Mesa MP Pedal and More for 2012!


A few highlights of the new Mesa MP pedal from Fyxation as well as the Accela tire, Classic Leather saddle, Loop EVA Foam bar tape, Ano Bar End plugs and the original Mesa pedal We recently received a batch of Fyxation products for testing, including their recently released Mesa MP flat pedals. The Mesa MP […]

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Best Mountain Bike Gifts: Flat Pedals


Welcome to the Mtbr Holiday Gift Guide! In this economy, money is tight so you will want to be sure that you spend wisely. Our suggestions below are designed to save you time and let you know everything you need to about the different products on the market vying for your hard earned cash. Below […]

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Tioga Introduces World’s Thinnest Dual-Concave Mountain Bike Pedal


Los Angeles, California – August 8, 2011 – Tioga unveiled the new ZEROaxle® MT-ZERO, the world’s thinnest dual-concave off-road bicycle pedal. Measuring no more than 7mm thin, and 4mm at the thinnest, the MT-ZERO redefines thin. “The breakthrough is made possible by Tioga’s ZEROaxle bearing system,” said Kai Cheng, Tioga’s global marketing manager. “With conventional […]

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2012 Crank Brothers


Their new product line includes redesigned mallet and 5050 pedals, wider handlebars, a level 1 group, saddle, new or redesigned tools, wheels and packs. Crank Brothers has been realigning their product suite, and they have divided it up into collections (cobalt-Cross Country, iodine-All Mountain, sage-Freeride and opium-Downhill), and then levels within each product line (11-Best, […]

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