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As one of the few components that don’t come as standard with a new bike, pedals are likely to be one of the first investments you’ll need to make if you’re new to gravel riding.
With so many options on the market, which gravel bike pedals should you choose?
Clipless vs flat pedals , single- or double-sided, platform or minimal, here we list the gravel bike pedals that earned the approval of our exacting testers at BikeRadar.
Carry on reading after our recommended products for our gravel bike pedals buyer’s guide. We explain the different types of pedals and what they’re best for, so you know everything you need to choose which gravel pedals will be best for your gravel bike setup and budget. Best gravel bike pedals in 2022, as rated by our expert testers
Shimano PD-M520 pedals
£36.99 / €48 / $50 / AU$71 as tested 374g per pair A rare combination of great value, consistent performance and durability earn Shimano’s entry-level M520 clipless pedals a five-star rating.A popular option for mountain biking, gravel riding and commuting alike, the pedal shares the same mechanism for entry and release as the pricer Shimano XT and XTR models, but with different materials adding a little weight.Despite the M520’s great durability, should total failure occur, replacements are […]