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Best mountain bike pedals 2022 | 30 of our favourite flat and clipless MTB pedals

Best mountain bike pedals 2022 | 30 of our favourite flat and clipless MTB pedals

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Pedals have a difficult job. For starters, they’re one of the three contact points where your body and your bike meet, so have to provide a suitable interface as well as an element of control.

They’re also the means by which you transmit the power in your legs into the bike’s drivetrain to propel you along the trail, and are often subjected to the general rough and tumble of mountain biking.

As a result, pedals are a crucial part of any mountain bike, but they come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and styles. What’s right for you will depend on where you ride and how you ride, but the first decision you need to make is whether you want flats or clipless.

We’ve covered the basics below but have a separate guide to flat vs clipless pedals if you want to delve deeper into the pros and cons of each. Otherwise, our round-up of the best mountain bike pedals should help you to decide exactly what to fit to your bike. Every set of pedals here has been tried and tested by the BikeRadar team.

If you’re upgrading from an old set, you can read our guide on how to change bike pedals , while we’ve also got a buyer’s guide to the best mountain bike […]

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