Choosing whether to ride flat pedals or clipless pedals is a decision that every mountain bike rider has to make and, these days, many riders are choosing to trust their rides to platform pedals. The new wave of large platforms pedals are built from tough but light materials and designed to give you a confident connection to your bike.
Shimano has delivered a comprehensive line up of flat pedals that cover the gamut of trail to downhill conditions and riders from novices to full on rippers. Each pedal brings its own blend of strength, performance, weight and value, so you can easily find the pedal that fits your needs. Built with durability, control, and serviceability in mind, these pedals are ready to help you chase down your dirt destiny.
XT - The Go-To Pedal
The Shimano XT Flat Pedals are optimized for trail riding and have 10 pins on each side that provide excellent grip. These pedals have a fore-aft concave for a superior feel. These pedals are perfect for the performance-minded rider who wants something that can take them to new heights.
If getting a lift to the top and then descending down the mountain is more your speed, then the Shimano Saint Pedals are for you. These pedals are the pinnacle of flat pedal technology. They feature a fore-aft concave and a virtual concave with 5mm pins at the edge of the pedal and 4mm pins at the center. This provides a superior pedal grip for enduro and downhill riding.
Built for: Enduro / DH / Freeride/ Gravity Weight: 553g
The Shimano GR500 Flat Pedals are an affordable, multi-purpose option for anyone looking to get out on the trails. It features height-adjustable pins, sealed cartridge bearings, and chromoly axles. With it's concave shape, you'll have maximum grip and comfort no matter where you're riding.
Built for: Trail / All-Mountain / Casual Weight: 533g