Are you on the hunt for the best flat pedal MTB shoes? Well look no further! We’ve handpicked some of our favourites to help you decide what you want to be hitting the trails in this year.
Leatt 1.0 Flat Pedal Shoes
If you’re looking for a superb flat-pedal pusher that provides all day comfort, the Leatt 1.0 is the shoe for you. Using Leatt’s RideGrip compound, they deliver amazing ride feel in all weather conditions and offer a firm grip thanks to the triangulated pattern sole, giving you confident control over any terrain.
Their soles are tuned to provide flex for off the bike comfort but with a stiffened insert at the pedals for instant acceleration. These are a shoe for riding anytime, anywhere and even for days off the bike.
Five Ten Freerider Pro Primeblue
The eco-friendly Five Ten Freerider Pro Primeblue shoes are the perfect choice for taking on more challenging trails. With cushioning and support thanks to the compression moulded EVA midsole and an impact- resistant Poron® toe box for extra protection against any strikes.
The legendary super-sticky stealth S1 rubber outsole has a well-deserved reputation for pedal grip allowing you to keep laser-focused with confidence. Their fast-drying synthetic Primeblue upper, made from Parley recycled plastic means you’re doing your bit for the planet while you’re riding foot out, flat out on the trails.
Five Ten Impact Pro
Five Ten’s Impact Pro Shoes deliver the benchmark by which all others are judged. The ultimate in burly toughness with incredible grip and trail-shredding comfort, they achieve perfect flat-pedal performance thanks to the unsurpassed Stealth S1 rubber outsole using the classic Five Ten Dotty tread pattern and sticky rubber compound to deliver exceptional grip and pedal feel.
With a Poron® toe box for added protection, they offer a perfect balance of stiffness, flex and durability in the midsole too. These are built to handle the toughest of trails at the fastest speeds and the perfect shoe for those who prefer the rumble of flat pedal thunder.
Shimano GR5 (GR500)
The Shimano GR5 shoes are a durable choice with plenty of grip to help you take on the harshest of trails. Using a Shimano rubber outsole they aim to deliver better control on and off the bike, plus they include a high-resistant synthetic upper acting as a rugged shield to fend off any trail obstacles.
They feature extensive toe and ankle protection and are built for all day comfort.
Giro Riddance Off Road Shoes
The Giro Riddance Off Road shoes inspire confidence so you can attack any trails at full speed. The all-new Vibram Megagrip ISR rubber is engineered for glue like grip and class-leading vibration dampening. They feature an EVA midsole to ensure that even in the rootiest and rockiest of trails your feet are staying firmly on the pedals.
Made with rubber toe and heel reinforcements, the Riddance are burly enough to take on stacks and crashes and will soon have you nailing tech sections with newly found speed and confidence.
Crankbrothers Stamp Lace Flat Pedal Shoe
The Crankbrothers Stamp Lace Flat Pedal Shoes offer an unshakeable bond with your pedals, giving you unrivalled control as you tackle even the toughest and roughest of trails. The premium materials used in the upper construction deliver a snug, comfortable fit as well as excellent trail- ready durability.
A reinforced toe box protects against impacts while TPU reinforcements add abrasion, resistance and a padded tongue for an extra layer of comfort and protection. Their tread pattern also optimises their contact surface and pedal compatibility, giving perfect traction on the pedal pins.