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Best Composite / Plastic Bike Pedals

There are some brilliant composite flat pedals on the market right now, and we’ve handpicked four of our favourite so you don’t have to trawl through pages of product or reams of reviews for the best to buy.

Race Face Ride mountain bike pedals

Race Face Ride mountain bike pedals

The Race Face Ride mountain bike pedals that are Ideal for beginners, with 18 moulded traction studs for a secure grip on the pedal and a strong nylon composite body that is less harsh on the shins if you fall.

Their Chromoly steel axle’s make them amazingly robust when handling the most aggressive of trails. They feature 18 pins per pedal which means you can enjoy the benefits of added grip as you blast across the forest floor and down the slopes with precision and style.

What’s most impressive is this solid duo weighs in at approximately only 320 so you can get the most out of their concaved flat shape without adding any excess grams to your ride.

TAG Metals T3 Nylon Pedals

TAG Metals T3 Nylon Pedals

The TAG Metals T3 nylon pedals. These superb pedals are specifically designed for mountain bike use as they provide increased comfort and grip when shredding the trails.

This stunning pair feature’s an engineered nylon thermoplastic platform with a concave profile for a superior hold as you conquer every inch of the mountain.

Additionally, they’re also loaded with a tough CNC-machined CrMo axle which makes them perfect for handling all the intensity that comes with exploring the off-road jungle.

Nukeproof Neutron EVO Flat Pedals

Nukeproof Neutron EVO Flat Pedals

These Nukeproof Neutron EVO Flat Pedals are lightweight with a nylon-reinforced composite body and sealed cartridge bearings. Super-tough, smooth-spinning and rock-solid underfoot, the Nukeproof Neutron Evo pedals have been designed to offer a lightweight platform that isn’t going to break the bank. The Neutron Evo pedals tip the scales at just 354g for the pair.

They help spread the stress load from heavy impacts, while rubber lip seals between the axle end and pedal body minimise water and dirt getting in.

They have Seven replaceable and adjustable alloy pins per side that allow you to customise the level of grip to meet your own requirements. There are also three moulded pins on each side of the pedal for added grip.

DMR V11 Pedals

DMR V11 Pedals

The DMR V11 pedals that adopt the same large and stable platform as seen on DMR’s award-winning vault pedals. The V11 model will keep your foot locked in place as you smash down the descents.

 Made from a tough reinforced nylon composite and a strong chromoly axle, they have 11 pins on each side so you can stay in control and get the power down when it’s time to accelerate.

With their concave shape, these pedals allow your feet to sit deep into the centre for supreme stability. V11’s durable glass-reinforced nylon body features eleven replaceable steel pins each side for rock-solid grip.

All pins are secured with captive locknuts for ultimate durability and the outer pins are Vault Moto pins that sink deep into your shoe, keeping your feet well and truly planted.

Lauren Moore

A keen extreme sports adventurer with a real love for all things mountain biking. From hardtail to full suspension and the odd e-bike, Lauren is currently rocking a Vitus Mythique in which she loves hitting some of the UK’s favourite trails, including Glentress. A recent convert to gravel riding, the idea of bikepacking across the picture perfect countryside of Ireland and further a field is next up for Lauren.

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