Shimano vs Look vs Wahoo Speedplay pedals

We pit Shimano vs Look vs Wahoo Speedplay in a three-way clipless pedal head to head

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Shimano Dura-Ace, Look Keo Blade and Wahoo Speedplay Nano on wooden backdrop
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Clipless pedals. It's a confusing naming convention, to say the least, but the whole concept represents a rite of passage for all cyclists. Not only does the clipless pedal foster a more efficient pedalling action, but it also provides an added sense of connection or symbiosis between rider and bike. As we've already detailed in our guide to the best road bike pedals, the clipless pedal came about in 1984 when French brand, Look, revolutionised the concept with the PP65 clip-in pedal mechanism. This radical new design rendered the toe-clip/strap interface of the time obsolete, and the clipless pedal was born.

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