Pedals Reviews and News


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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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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