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Road Or MTB Pedals - Which Should You Choose?

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Published on Jan 27, 2019

Clipless pedals fall broadly into two types - road pedals and MTB pedals. When making the move to clipless pedals people often ask - which should I get and what’s the difference? In this video, Ollie and Dan run you through the main differences between the two and conduct some experiments to work out which may suit you best.

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We’ve partnered with LOOK to make this video, because they were pioneers in pedal design, having released their first clipless pedal back in 1984. The origins of which were in ski binding tech! And although we’re using LOOK, the information applies to other brands too.

The LOOK Keo 2 Max road pedal. It’s one of the most common road pedals in the world. It weighs 251g for the pedals and 65g for the cleats. It combines with this three bolt plastic cleat that is bolted to the bottom of your shoe. Road cleats like this are typically made from hard wearing plastic and are designed to be replaced when they wear out. They last ages though, and they will last longer if you don’t walk in them much.

By comparison, there is the MTB Look x-track race. It’s much smaller than the road pedal and the cleat is much smaller too. It’s also made from metal. It weighs 363g and the cleats are 55g. Aside from the weight, The crucial difference is that the MTB pedal is double sided making it a little easier to clip in.

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