Best road bike pedals - Road pedals that focus on power delivery and performance


The best road bike pedals tend to focus on aiding power delivery. They carry a performance focus with attention paid to overall weight, stack height, and platform size. Road pedals tend to use a three-bolt mounting system to mount to the sole of your cycling shoes. Whereas the best gravel bike pedals tend to use a different two-bolt mounting pattern. 

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Tom Wieckowski
Tech writer

Tom joined the Cyclingnews team in late 2022 as tech writer. Tom has over 10 years experience as a qualified mechanic with 5 or so of those being spent running an independent workshop. Tom has ridden and raced bikes from an early age up to a national level on the road and track and has ridden and competed in most disciplines, even the odd bit of bike polo. Tom is as happy tinkering away in the garage as he is out on the road bike exploring the Worcestershire lanes.

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