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The top 13 best clipless pedals for enduro riding

In this blog I’m going to give you my take on the best clipless pedals for enduro riding. There are a number of solid picks for people with different riding styles.

Since pedals from the same brand make use of the same clipping mechanism I’ve chosen at least two pedals of each manufacturer. The pedals are either more trail-oriented or more enduro/downhill-oriented. The difference between the two actually differs from brand to brand. From big burly platforms with lots of pins to smaller pinless options, you’ll find them on this list.

The go-to approach to enduro riding when it comes to pedals is simply to provide a larger pedal platform. If you like riding with one foot clipped, the platform helps you re-engage the pedal more easily. Some pedals have enough pins that a certain amount of grip is possible even when not riding clipped in. Usually the back of the platform is engaged only, with just the hardest uphill efforts resulting in the foot connecting with the front of the platform.

Naturally each individual will have her/his own preference when it comes to the clipping mechanism. Of course Shimano’s SPD mechanism is featured alongside others like Time’s ATAC. With such diversity in pedals comes a difference in weight as well. Some of the heaviest pedals are featured here, and you can find all the necessary specifications in a table overview at the end of the article.

And with that out of the way, let’s head over to the list of the best clipless pedals for enduro riding.

Shimano Deore XT PD-M8120

Shimano Deore XT PD-M8120
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The Shimano Deore XT PD-M8120 sets a benchmark in terms of value-for-money. Not as expensive as the XTR, but basically offering all the tried-and-true functionality you’ll ever be going to need from a clipless pedal for trail riding.

Shimano pedals are known for their bearing quality and longevity, with low service intervals and excellent riding quality offering many miles without worry. A dual cup-and-cone style setup is specific to the Shimano brand, and as far as longevity is concerned I don’t know any difference.

The XT pedals are slightly heavier than the XTR at 438 vs 398 grams, and also have a slightly larger stack height of 16.2 mm vs 15.4 mm. Those two figures alone aren’t enough in my opinion to make up for the difference in price. Especially considering the fact that the platform and SPD mechanism itself is almost similar.

This means that both pedals offer the extremely user-friendly SPD cleat mechanism. When attached they offer a snug feel with minimal float of 4 degrees, and reasonable release tension at 13 degrees. This is good for those people who want a super consistent pedal feeling and maximum energy transfer.

The mechanism is a dual system with a single spring, which means you engage toe-first and then clip in. Although it takes a bit of practice once you get used to it, both engaging and releasing your foot from the pedals is what makes Shimano pedals so popular, since it’s the best you could ask for.

Shimano pedals are boring. They are a single color, don’t look flashy, and don’t really stand out. But as far as functionality, there are very few pedals that come close or rival the build-quality, longevity, and user-friendliness of the Shimano Deore XT PD-M8120, except maybe the XTR version. And in the end, build quality is the most important factor of any product, including one that gets as much abuse as a clipless pedal for trail riding.

Expert Experience

87 | Simon Kohler – 45001

The Shimano DEORE XT PD-M8120 pedals have established themselves as the standard among clipless pedals for a reason. The spring preload offers a large adjustment range, and the mechanism feels defined, though the float feels somewhat on/off. However, their self-cleaning is poor and the small cages don’t provide much grip or support. Their durability, on the other hand, is among the best and, together with the availability of spare parts, that makes the XTs a superb low-maintenance option.

Pros and Cons

Shimano Saint PD-M821

Shimano Saint PD-M821
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The Shimano Saint PD-M821 is everything you want and need from an enduro-oriented pedal. Rock solid performance, far more platform stability than either the XT or XTR, and miles of pedaling without any worries.

The enduro-specific pedals from Shimano are all business, with a Japanese focus on longevity and durability. The cup-and-cone style bearings unique to Shimano offer one of the very best bearing setup you could ask for in a clipless pedal, which should be one of your most important concerns.

The focus on durability is ever-present in the robust platform, pushing the weight way over a pound to 546 grams. That’s a small price to pay for the 4-pinned stability the machined platform provides, as well as the renowned ease of entry with the trustworthy SPD mechanism.

Shimano never makes really flashy products, but they put in some effort with the gold preload screw. The pedal looks as sturdy as it performs in the wild. When compared to its more trail-oriented brothers, the large size platform is a welcome addition to rough trail riding, but even with a slimmer profile than its predecessor, the stack still sits at a respectable 16.9 mm. Luckily the pedals can take a beating.

Not the prettiest, but the pedals do everything they’re supposed to with verve, so there’s no denying its place on this list.

Expert Experience

106 | Nic Hall – 44215

After passing these Shimano Saint SPD pedals around to the crew, we all have been looking for a reason to keep them on our bike. The pedal performs in all conditions and sheds off rock strikes with ease. We all love the larger platform and how much power and control it gives the rider while manipulating and placing the bike where you want it on the trail. We are happy to pay the weight penalty for the trade off. If you are looking for the last clipless mountain bike pedal you’ll need to buy and want to have the most powerful and stable platform to instill your will on the bike beneath you, these pedals are a must. Two thumbs up.

Pros and Cons

Hope Union Clip Pedal - TC

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Hope Union Clip Pedal - TC blue
Hope Union Clip Pedal - TC purple
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Ever since I bought my first pair of Hope pedals I’ve been a fan of the UK brand. And as far as trail riding is concerned the Hope Union Clip Pedal – TC is up there with the very best in terms of build quality, durability, and all round performance.

For starters, Hope does one of the most important things right when it comes to pedals, which is the quality of the bearings. Where other brands might offer a single cartridge bearing, or maybe two, Hope puts three cartridge bearings alongside a single IGUS bushing onto a hollow chromoly steel axle.

The internals are sealed tighter than what you might be used to in a pedal. And this tightness stays even after many miles, which means the bearings stay very well protected against the outside elements no matter what conditions you’re riding in. Even after many miles and the occasional pedal strike, I’ve had absolutely zero play, which is not something I can say for a number of other premium pedal manufacturers.

The quality of the bearings is pretty similar to the best Shimano has to offer as is the ride quality of the clipless system. Inside a CNC-machined platform sits a dual spring-loaded stainless steel cleat system, offering just a little more float at either 4 or 5 degrees than what Shimano offers.

Two separate sets of cleats offer either 12 or 13 degrees of release angle, which sits so close together that you just as well might use one set as a spare. Both the cleats and the bolts are proprietary and made from stainless steel as well.

Besides the mechanism itself, which is fully adjustable, there are 4 optional pins per side for those of you who want more grip. With lots of anodized colors available besides your standard black, you can find a suitable match for your rig.

Expert Experience

52 | Mike Kazimer – 44763

Hope decided to do things their way rather than simply knocking out an SPD-clone, and I’d say those efforts paid off. The Union TC pedals function extremely well, with an entry that requires minimal effort, and a smooth, predictable release. Yes, the proprietary cleat will be a point of contention for some, but the pedals do come with a second set that can be used as spares – the difference in feel between the two options is fairly minimal. They’re also available in six different colors, and have adjustable pins that aren’t just for show.

Pros and Cons

Hope Union Clip Pedal - GC

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Hope Union Clip Pedal - GC orange
Hope Union Clip Pedal - GC blue
Hope Union Clip Pedal - GC red

Essentially, the Hope Union Clip Pedal – GC are beefed up version of the TC or trail version, with GC being shorthand for Gravity Clipless.

Added support in the form of a larger platform, and added grip in the form of 7 pins per side should provide you with the confidence of staying in control when the trail demands it.

At 498 they are a burly set of CNC-machined pedals, which doesn’t really matter when getting into downhill territory. It takes some time getting the pedals dialed into your shoes and preference, but the adjustability is done easily enough and once set up the pedals offer the correct balance between float and grip.

The large platform is not as open as the Crankbrothers Mallet DH, but its mud-shedding capabilities are decent enough and only provide a less than ideal engagement when fully clogged, which is only to be expected. Otherwise the audible click is reassuring and easy to achieve with the dual-spring stainless steel mechanism.

The build quality is just as good as the XC and trail version with 3 sealed bearings and a bushing spinning rather tightly on a dual-sealed chromoly axle. For those willing to spend more than the already pretty extravagant price, there are titanium axle upgrades.

Expert Experience

89 | Robert Johnston – 44589

The Hope Union Gravity Clip pedals, as with the rest of Hope’s ever-growing portfolio of components, oozes quality and refinement, with tough wearing finishes, well-sealed bearings, and durable materials. Over a harsh Scottish Winter test period, they’ve held up extremely well and show considerably less wear than you would expect. Crucially, they still spin as smooth as day 1, there’s no rusting or wear to the clip mechanism or cleats thanks to the materials used, and even the cleats have survived very well considering the granite rock walking, and rash stamping to get clipped-in they have faced.

Most importantly, entering the pedals still produces that reassuring “click”, and there’s no sign that it’s going to stop. As a gravity clip pedal 520g is perfectly acceptable, and the weight weenies can drop 100+g by opting for the Trail or Race versions instead if it’s a concern. Their price certainly isn’t cheap, but in my eyes, they seem surprisingly good value for the performance and longevity on offer.

Pros and Cons

Chromag Pilot

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Chromag Pilot red
Chromag Pilot yellow
Chromag Pilot blue

Gorgeous looks is one thing that catches the eye when looking at the brilliant Chromag Pilot clipless pedals, but there’s much more to like.

For starters the pedals are really comfortable with a large 110 length aluminum platform spinning on a steel axle using 3 cartridge bearings and an IGUS bushing. That’s the same setup as the Hope, meaning you can apply tons of load on them without them wearing out.

The platform also offers 4 optional pins per side and together with the large platform and adjustable cleat system it means you can set them up securely for the gnarliest of trails. Although the platform is large enough that it provides enough stability without the use of the pins. The only downside of running such a large platform might be the weight, which sits at 520 grams.

Depending how you look at it, the Chromag Pilot offers an SPD-compatible cleat system, which is great for those of you who are already running SPD clipless pedals and are familiar and comfortable with how it works. It means that the dual-spring system engages toe first after which you snap your foot into place with a solid click. The action however is not as smooth as what you’re used to with Shimano, both clipping in and getting out of the pedals.

If you want a set of great-looking, long-lasting pedals with a familiar SPD system, that’s grippy, offers lots of colors and supports those with large feet, you might want to consider the Chromag Pilot clipless pedals.

Expert Experience

52 | Mike Kazimer – 44880

Creating a new clipless pedal that can take on the likes of Shimano is a tough proposition. In this case, Chromag has some work to do before Shimano’s spot on the throne is threatened, although it is good to see another option on the market. The Pilot’s actuation wasn’t as smooth as I would have liked, but they do provide a very stable platform underfoot, and shrugged off plenty of hard hits.

Pros and Cons

Chromag Pilot BA

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Chromag Pilot BA red
Chromag Pilot BA yellow
Chromag Pilot BA blue

The Chromag Pilot BA are the biggest and heaviest clipless enduro and downhill pedals on the market. Measuring 110 times 105 mm at 595 grams they sure provide enough support for riders with big feet or simply for those who prefer huge pedals.

Although SPD-compatible, don’t expect the same smooth entry and disengagement you would normally expect from a Shimano pedal. This is a shame, and somewhat detract from the overall looks and otherwise excellent build-quality of the pedal.

Meant for enduro and downhill the large pedal with plenty of pins encourages riding without being clipped in. When riding with a softer sole the pins come in handy. The larger platform does mean you run a higher risk of pedal strikes. Luckily the pins are rear-loading so you can almost always get them out.

Maintenance is easy when needed, though the 3 bearing and single bushing setup means these pedals can take a tremendous amount of abuse. If sealed tightly against outside elements their longevity sits at the top of the range.

If you’re looking for a solid DH pedal in a nice color and love riding playful, the large 7-pinned platform will do the trick for you.

Expert Experience

97 | Deniz Merdano – 44880

Overall, I liked my time on the Pilot BAs and am quite happy to see Chromag take on another challenge from their Whistler think-tank, however I think there is still some work required to refine this setup. Perhaps with a proprietary cleat and retention setup to really set them apart from the crowd. I’m sure capturing the loyal Shimano SPD crowd with a familiar cleat is easier but I feel like most of the people who ride DH are either on Crankbrothers or Time cleats. (I have not done a thorough local research to confirm or deny this)

If I was in the market for new SPD pedals to attach myself to, I would put the Pilots to the top of the search list. Pilot BAs would be a close second. I found the platform to be big and supportive, suited very well to DH riding. For the Trails, I would prefer the smaller footprint of the Regular Pilots.

Pros and Cons

Crankbrothers Mallet E

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Although touted as an enduro pedal (that’s what the E stands for), the Crankbrothers Mallet E are just as good on normal trail riding, especially since the 94 mm platform length provides more support than the Mallet Trail.

One thing the Crankbrothers do best is offering a pedal with great mud clearance. This pricey set of pedals’ four-point engagement system is so minimal, there’s just no surface area for anything to attach to. The downside of this otherwise excellent system is the fact that you get them as-is, without any option for further adjusting.

The pedal provides excellent stability for those riders who don’t want to commit to a larger downhill pedal. The concave design of the platform with chamfered edges has 6 optional pins per side and provide ample stability and grip. Using pins on a pedal is definitely a rider preference since it can hamper getting into the pedal, but it does provide additional grip when riding unclipped.

The build quality of these premium pedals is top-notch with stainless steel wings for the clipping mechanism inside the machined aluminum body for a total weight of 419 grams.

Crankbrother pedals have a 4-way engagement system versus the standard 2, offering a royal 10 tot 20 degrees release angle depending on the type of cleat you like to run. The cleats also offer either 0 or 6 degrees of float. Getting into the pedals is easy because of the multi-directional engagement and because the mechanism itself is extremely resistant to getting caked up with mud.

The new Mallet E comes with just a single spindle length of 57 mm, but a smaller length is available should you want it. And although you can’t configure the mechanism itself, there are both 1 and 2 mm traction pads to provide the ultimate fit between the shoes you’re using and the platform.

I’m not the biggest fan of their bearing setup, with a single sealed bearing and bushing, but they are versatile, durable pedals, which are easy enough to get into no matter the ride conditions.

Expert Experience

104 | Max Rhulen – 44978

The Mallet-E platform has great traction with the 6-pin design and ribbed body, so when I found myself riding a section of trail unclipped it was manageable. Having the platform outfitted with ribs, traction pads, and pins is nice when navigating trails unclipped, but those features caused my shoe to hang up a bit at times when trying to clip in. It was not often, but occasionally I was dancing around on the pedal trying to align the shoe properly to engage. Lowering the pins or removing them would make getting in and out of the pedal much easier, but then you lose that additional grip on the platform – there is a bit of give and take here that will depend on your style and preferences, and I was happy with the extra security for the majority of the time.

Pros and Cons

Time MX 6

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The Time MX 6 is the French brand top-of-the-line clipless trail pedal. The unique glass-filled composition makes it the lightest in its category, sitting at 380 grams.

The pedals use the ATAX mechanism, which is a dual leaf spring system for easy engagement providing 5 degrees of both lateral and angular float. The standard 13 degrees of release tension can be cranked up all the way to 17 degrees, a number you’re probably never used to but it’s nice to know you can.

The French composite butterfly design is definitely different from your more standard aluminum platform versions, but the overall quality of the pedal, its ATAC mechanism, and the floaty feel without ever getting unclipped has attracted a lot of fans, myself included. I would like to be less stiff than I am, but I’m not, so these pedals are the most forgiving in getting you into the position you want to ride in.

The ATAC mechanism only closes when engaged, which means they offer a larger contact area for the cleats, and this in turn results in an easier engagement. Furthermore, the pedals have just the right platform size to aid in finding them in the correct position, yet not too big when you need to rotate them to get them into that correct position. Unlike a number of other pedals the entire rear of the platform supports your shoe, instead of just hanging there doing nothing.

There is no audible or tactile click, as with the Shimano pedals, so you’ll need to get used to them to feel secure enough to pedal without wiggling your foot around first to see if you’re actually engaged with the pedal.

The chromoly axle has two sealed bearings and a single bushing, and together with the high-quality engineering of the internals, it means the longevity and durability of these pedals are above average.

I always love products that stand out in a certain way and these pedals do. Beside the low weight, which is a good thing, the stack height sits at the upper end of the spectrum at 19 mm. I don’t really care for those extra 2 to 4 mm, depending on the pedal you’re comparing with, but it’s only fair to mention it for those that do.

Expert Experience

114 | Jason Mitchell – 44790

One of the hallmarks of the ATAC design are the parallel spring clamps that allow easy entry, smooth float and consistent exit. With the TIME MX 6, that’s also paired with a composite platform for added forgiveness when clipping in on technical terrain. Built for all-mountain and enduro riding, but you can certainly use them as your daily drivers on whatever trails you ride. Compared to the standard XC 6, you’ll gain 100 g. of total added weight and a composite platform.

Pros and Cons

Time DH 4

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The Time DH 4 has got DH in its name. They don’t say it but I can only suspect it stands for downhill, which is an interesting choice at least.

They are similar to the Time MX 6, with the only difference that the DH 4 has an aluminum body instead of a glass-filled composite. Since The MX 2 made it on my list of the best clipless trail pedals, I have no reason to state that these are just as good for general trail riding.

So these are more than excellent pedals, with quick, easy engagement and disengagement, lots of float for a playful feel with the ATAC mechanism and a generous release angle between 13 and 17 degrees. The aluminum version is probably a bit more durable than the composite one as well.

The aluminum body does add a bit of weight, with the pedal sitting at 476 grams versus 380. But we shouldn’t be too squeamish about adding 100 grams for a bike meant for enduro or even downhill riding.

These pedals don’t have a really big platform and its pinless, which means that grip while disengaged is less than for instance the huge 7-pinned Chromag Pilot BA; a pedal which excels in this area.

Is this a true downhill pedal? Maybe. Is this an overall excellent pedal for a reasonable enough price? For sure.

Expert Experience

115 | Wil Barrett – 43207

The DH4 may not be the thinnest, grippiest or most colourful pedal on test, but there’s no doubting they’re well priced and absolutely bombproof. The unique ATAC mechanism isn’t for everyone, and personally I’d like to see a bigger body and some pins implemented to improve stability. If you’re after smooth engagement and consistent performance in a pedal that’s likely to outlast multiple bike upgrades though, the DH4s are brilliant.

Pros and Cons

Time Speciale 8

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It’s really interesting to see each brand’s approach to the various mountain bike disciplines, and by interesting I mean not as I would expect.

Where the Time DH 4 has downhill in it, the Time Speciale 8 is dubbed as the enduro specialist, while having a noticeable larger platform.

The front of the platform holds 2 front-loading pins meant for some additional grip while riding not clipped in. But these do very little if nothing else than be in the way of properly re-engaging the pedal when set too high.

It’s equally funny to read people’s reviews on the feel of these pedals. You either like the angular and lateral float, or you don’t. I would argue that with all products, it’s largely dependent on what you’re used to. They may take some time to adjust to your personal preference, because a small adjustment takes the release tension quickly from loose to pincer-like. The float is a trademark of the entire Time lineup and is what you would buy them for, since every other aspect is as good as can get as well.

I’ve read that the pedals squeak when riding. It has to do with the tight seal, which is actually a good thing since it means the internals are well protected. Cleaning the pedal and putting some sewing machine oil on them should fix the issue. And with 2 sealed bearings and a single bushing they should offer you with a long worry-free lifespan.

A fact is that the ATAC system provides excellent cleat engagement and easy disengagement with a soft click. And the mechanism keeps working because the clips are easy enough to find, and mud can simply be pushed out at either side of the spring bars, which feels similar to what Crankbrothers offer.

Expert Experience

98 | Joshua Hutchens – 43626

The Speciale 8 pedals fall right about the median price for pedals in this review. I feel they are relatively reasonably priced, although they will probably represent the best value to the consumer who likes a floaty pedal feel or will benefit from the float by alleviating pressure on the joints.

Pros and Cons

Time Speciale 12

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The Time Speciale 12 is here because it’s the bigger and better brother of the Speciale 8. There also twice as expensive.

You could definitely argue if the bigger platform, with 4 pins instead of 2, 2 at the back which actually do something, and a 6106-T6 aluminum body which is more durable, warrants this price. I dare say it doesn’t. If you ever damage an aluminum platform to the point it breaks, you’re also probably running a bent axle.

The single piece of machined aluminum of the larger body is very nice indeed. And you can see where all that money went because this bigger platform is only 8 grams heavier than the Speciale 8.

I’ll admit the Speciale 12 trumps the Speciale 8, and because of the steep price increase it does offer that ultimate race feel. But make no mistake, the Speciale 8 is already a fantastic pedal so it’ll make for a nice conversation starter asking why somebody was willing the price of a premium pedal for a body upgrade alone

Expert Experience

87 | Simon Kohler – 45001

The Time Speciale 12 pedals look great and they’re among the lightest pedals on test. That said, the hefty € 290 price point is quite the ask. The pedals rely on an in-house clipless system that allows you to adjust the spring preload and the release angle via the use of different cleats. Although they feel quite pleasant once you’re clicked in, getting in can be tricky. While the SPECIALE 12 feature good self-cleaning, they’re not the most hard-wearing.

Pros and Cons

Look X-Track En-Rage

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Similar in look-and-feel to the Shimano PD-ME700 the Look X-Track En-Rage is the French’ brand entry-level trail pedal.

They come with cleats and are compatible with shoes using SPD cleats. Although Shimano pedals are known for their longevity, you could argue that the 2 sealed cartridge bearings and 1 Glide bearing setup of these pedals are capable of a bigger load.

If you want to service the pedal you’ll need a proprietary tool to remove the dust cap, but they are pretty cheap and come in packages alongside spare dust caps.

I like the design of Look pedals and these ones have unassuming and clean looks. The body without pins offers a bit of support and makes it somewhat easier to get into the pedal.

The pedal offers tons of adjustability, both in the setup of the mechanism as with optional cleats offering an easier release. So depending on how securely you want to attach yourself to the pedals, you have the entire range from easy out to downhill secure.

The cast aluminum body is strong, but does make a set of pedals tip the scales at 420 grams. This weight is ok for its category and to be expected from an affordable pedal such as this one.

In terms of mud clearance the pedal performs adequately enough, though the compact mechanism in combination with its aluminum body will get into trouble in really muddy conditions.

The fit is secure and snug as we’re used to from SPD systems.

Expert Experience

89 | Robert Johnston – 44810

Comparing the Look pedals to the options they’ll surely be compared with – Shimano’s XT and XTR trail pedals – the feel of the Look pedals when clipping in and out is slightly nicer in my eyes, and of course the maximum tension can go a few notches higher, but that’s about where the benefits end for me.

The platform shape of the X-Track EN-Rage gives considerably less support when it’s needed the most; there’s slightly less real estate to give support when trying to get clipped in, and the mechanism sits lower to the ground and is therefore more susceptible to damage. In terms of value, or at least the sticker price, Look undercuts these comparable Shimano offerings by a notable amount, but for an enduro pedal I’d be saving up the extra pennies.

Pros and Cons

Look X-Track En-Rage Plus

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The Look X-Track En-Rage Plus has a bigger platform and 2 pins per side, making them more suitable for maximum grip for trail, enduro and downhill riding.

The platform moves from the 63 mm width of the standard En-Rage to 67 mm for the Plus version, adding 30 grams to the overall weight for a total of 450 grams per pair. The non-Plus version wasn’t already lightweight, and these are even heavier.

Two pins at the front makes them less likely to slip when you want to quickly disengage and engage in tricky situations. It’s remarkable what these two pins can do to help you in this respect.

Expert Experience

98 | Joshua Hutchens – 43626

Enduro riders experiencing durability issues with extruded aluminum pedals may be attracted to the forged bodies here. Riders that can’t seem to get their SPD pedals tight enough will rejoice at the death grip these pedals offer while still being compatible with SPD cleats. If you’re having clearance issues on your low bottom bracket trail rig, you might want to search out something a bit lower profile.

Pros and Cons

Specifications clipless pedals for enduro riding

Name
Price
Weight
Length
Width
Height
Body
Spindle
Bearings and bushings
Pins
float
release
Shimano Deore XT PD-M8120
130 USD
438
16.2 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
2 cup and cone bearings, 1 bushing
none
Shimano Saint PD-M821
160 USD
546
16.9 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
2 cup and cone bearings, 1 bushing
8
13°
Hope Union Clip Pedal – TC
190 USD
450
92 mm
70 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
3 cartridge bearings, 1 IGUS bushing
8
4°or 5°
12° or 13°
Hope Union Clip Pedal – GC
203 USD
498
103 mm
84 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
3 cartridge bearings, 1 IGUS bushing
14
4°or 5°
12° or 13°
Chromag Pilot
156.95 euros
520
110 mm
87 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
3 cartridge bearings, 1 IGUS bushing
8
12°
Chromag Pilot BA
164.95 euros
595
110 mm
105 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
3 cartridge bearings, 1 IGUS bushing
10
12°
Crankbrothers Mallet E
179.99 USD
419
94 mm
75 mm
aluminium / stainless steel
Cr-Mo
Igus LL-glide bearing
Enduro MAX cartridge bearing
12
0°or 6°
10° / 15° / 20°
Time MX 6
95 USD
380
19 mm
fiberglass / composite
Cr-Mo
2 cartridge bearings, 1 bushing
none
10° / 13° / 17°
Time DH 4
106 USD
476
19 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
2 cartridge bearings, 1 bushing
none
10° / 13° / 17°
Time Speciale 8
158 USD
392
81.3 mm
64.8 mm
19 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
2 cartridge bearings, 1 bushing
4
10° / 13° / 17°
Time Speciale 12
290 USD
404
19 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
2 cartridge bearings, 1 bushing
8
10° / 13° / 17°
Look X-Track En-Rage
89 USD
420
63 mm
16.8 mm
cast aluminium
Cr-Mo
2 sealed cartridge bearings, 1 Glide bearing
none
13°
Look X-Track En-Rage Plus
89 USD
450
67 mm
16.8 mm
aluminium
Cr-Mo
2 sealed cartridge bearings, 1 Glide bearing
4
13°
bio vanseijen

Johan van Seijen

Founder Restoration.bike

Johan van Seijen is the founder of restoration.bike. His cycling career has seen him at the starting line of classics such as the Amstel Gold Race and Liege Bastogne Liege. Realizing his racing capacity would fall short of what was needed he obtained a MS from the University of Amsterdam in engineering. His love for cycling changed into riding in an amateur capacity with his local cycling club TFC Weesp as a roadie and supporting MTB Noordwest as a mountain biker. He repairs, restores, and builds bicycles and shares his knowledge on YouTube, Facebook and this website. 

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