Sometimes it can be hard to choose the best pedal and shoes from the hundreds on offer out there – that’s why we’ve handpicked 12 of our favourites, so you can spend less time procrastinating and more time riding!
6 of the best clipless pedals
Shimano XTR M9020 Trail SPD
One of our most popular high-end models, these are a lightweight trail pedal with Shimano’s renowned build quality and reliability. They’ve got a nice wide platform for pedalling stability and a smooth engagement/release mechanism.
Nukeproof Horizon CS CrMo Trail Pedals
Taking insipiration from the hugely popular Horizon Pro flat pedal, the Horizon CS combine strength, fatigue resistance and low weight and have been voted one of the best small platform pedals on the market by MBR magazine.
Shimano M647 Clipless SPD MTB Pedals
The Shimano DX M647 uses a floating clip-in mechanism that makes clipping in incredibly easy. These pedals are excellent value, super reliable and almost indestructible – some of the reasons they’re one of our best sellers.
Crank Brothers Mallet E Pedals
Designed for enduro racing and riding, the Mallet E pedals offer a secure foothold along with a grippy wide platform. They’re an excellent bad weather pedal too – shedding any mud, even when your shoes are completely covered!
Shimano XT M8000 XC Race Pedals
A pair of lightweight, high performance race pedals perfect for cross-country or general trail riding. They’ve got an easy entry system with customisable tension so you can tailor the level of cleat support.
DMR V-Twin Clipless Pedals
DMR are world renowned for their long term durability so you can expect these v twins to be spinning smoothly for hundreds of rides. They’ve got plenty of adjustability and customisation options including 7 tuneable pins each side and clipping in and out is really smooth.
Shimano ME7 MTB SPD Shoes 2017
Probably the best trail shoe on the market, they have a stiff carbon reinforced midsole for efficient pedalling and a dual density rubber sole developed by Michelin – perfect for offering extra grip whether you’re riding or walking.
Five Ten Kestrel Lace MTB SPD Shoes 2017
Shimano M089 MTB SPD Shoes 2017
Blending the features of a cross-country shoe with rugged all-mountain durability, the M089s are an incredibly comfy pair of SPD shoes with a stiff sole and Shimano’s renowned quality.
Diadora X Vortex Comp MTB SPD Shoes
An excellent fitting, super comfy shoe with a carbon reinforced sole to prevent excessive vibrations to your feet. Using a mix of a Boa wire closure system along with hook and loop straps gives you plenty of room to fine tune the fit.
Fizik M6B MTB SPD Shoes 2017
Fizik need no introduction in the world of cycling footwear, and these M6B’s follow their tradition of quality. Boa dials and a Microtex strap keeps your feet well secured, and the Fizik insole will keep you comfy for miles of happy riding.
Shimano M065 MTB SPD Shoes 2017
If you’re after a quality MTB SPD shoe without breaking the bank, these M065 models are for you. They’re really durable, comfy and the ideal shoe for first time clipless pedal riders.