Choosing The Best Flat Pedals For Road Bike

At first glance, pedals might not seem like a very important part of your bike. That’s because the tires are what touch the ground and do all the work. But without flat pedals, you can’t ride at all! Then it will be essential to figure out the right kind for your style of riding. Selecting the best flat pedals for road bikes might be hard. The market is overwhelmed with options, and most cyclists are unsure of what to look for in a pedal. This article post may help people make a secure decision when picking which type of pedal is right for them. We’ll explore the different types of pedals available, discuss their pros and cons, and give recommendations on some great brands to consider if you don’t know where to start! Let’s get started.

We also recommend that you read our buyer’s guide before jumping into any purchase decisions. It will help give an overview of what makes a good set of pedals and how to choose between competing models. Whether it is weight or durability that is most important to you, we‘ll make sure you choose the right pedals for your needs.

SaleBestseller No. 1
ROCKBROS Bike Pedals Nylon Fiber 9/16" Cycling Wide Platform Flat Pedals for Road Bike 3 Bearings Non-Slip Waterproof Dustproof
  • ☆WIDER PLATFORM & ULTRA LIGHT: 4.1" wide platform and 0.8lb ultralight ergonomic design pedals with high speed DU bearings for long ride comfort and improve pedaling efficiency.
  • ☆DURABLE: Shock-proof, abrasion and corrosion resistance. Rugged nylon fiber surface+high strength Cr-Mo spindle bike pedals, bearings makes the pedals are more stable.
  • ☆WATERPROOF & DUSTPROOF: Sealed bearing bicycle pedals protect spindles from water and dust which will cause noise and other problems, let you enjoy cycling in raining or climbing.
  • ☆ NON-SLIP: Anti-skid nails on each side provide more secure on the pedals and hold your feet in place.
  • ☆EASY TO INSTALL: There are two marks "CR-L, CR-R", you can easy identify left and right pedals and easy to install. ✔Please note: ROCKBROS Pedals are only suggested to be used for urban leisure.
Bestseller No. 2
XYCozyNest 1 Pair Bike Pedals Aluminum Alloy Cycling Pedals Lightweight Sealed Bearing Flat Pedals W/Anti-Skid Pins for Road Mountain Bike BMX
  • LIGHTWEIGHT: The pedals are made of high-strength aluminum alloy. The sealed bearing protects the spindles from water and dust, and let you spin smoothly and enjoy cycling wherever you want. The pedals are pretty durable and solid, also a must have for a bike upgrade!
  • EASY TO INSTALL: The tightness of the thread and the crank makes the pedals are more suitable for your bicycle. L is for the left while R is for the right. The gear pedals are very easy to install as long as you have a 8mm Allan wrench.
  • ANTI-SKID: Each pedal is equipped with replaceable anti-skid pins which increases the friction between the bicycle pedals and your shoes, make them fits tighter and climbing hills smoother. And the pins are not as aggressive and won't ruin your casual shoes.
  • UNIQUE DESIGN: The surface of the bike pedals is anodized to keep the pedals vivid in color and obtain the metal texture. It's impossible to dislike the colour range, style design and technical adjustment on the pedal bearing.
  • UNIVERSAL: the flat pedals are suitable for commuting, recreational riding, BMX, cruisers bicycle, road bicycles, MTB bicycle, mountain bicycles, junior bicycle, city bicycle, etc.
Bestseller No. 3
ROCKBROS Bike Pedals Ultralight Aluminum Alloy Bicycle Road Cycling Pedals Wide Flat Platform Anti-Slip Bike Pedals Carbon Fiber DU Sealed Bearing Pedals 9/16"
  • ☆STABLE STRUCTURE & DURABLE: Unique integration molding structural design and aluminum alloy body chrome-molybdenum steel bearings of the pedals with more stable and durable, high strength, shock resistance and anti-corrosion.
  • ☆WIDE PLATFORM & ANTI-SLIP: 4.13" wide platform pedals and 12 stainless steel non-slip pins on the surface of each side provide great grip while cycling. More efficient & comfortable with a pair of lightweight pedals.
  • ☆3 SEALED BEARINGS: The pedals use 3 layered bearings, making the pedals waterproof and dustproof.
  • ☆EASY TO INSTALL: There are two marks "CR-L, CR-R", you can easy identify left and right pedals and easy to install.
  • ☆GENERAL STANDARD SIZE: 9/16 inch standard spindle, suitable for road bike, folding bike, urban bike, hybrid bike, cyclocross bike, etc. ☆☆Please note: ROCKBROS Pedals are only suggested to be used for urban leisure.
Bestseller No. 4
BONMIXC Mountain Bike Pedals BMX Bike Pedals Cool Looking Sealed Bearing Aluminum Alloy Road Bike Pedals Flat 9/16
  • [ SEALED BEARING ] - Standard 9/16 inch threading, 100% Cr-Mo spindle with sealed bearing, performs well on the road or the trail.
  • [ SOLID MATERIAL ] – Attractive design in high strength AL6061 aluminum alloy material, providing the bike pedals more durability. Oxidizing process on surface enhances abrasion resistance and reduces scratches.
  • [ WIDE PLATFORM ] - This pair of bicycle pedals size 4.00x4.60x1.01 inches and weight 0.43lb each. Wide platform provides a more comfortable riding experience.x1.01 inches, weight 0.43lb each. Wide platform provides a more comfortable riding experience.
  • [ ANTI-SKID PINS ] - 24pcs replaceable stainless-steel hexagon head bolts for an greatly enhanced grip. Non-slip platform maximizes your efficiency at each pedal stroke.
  • [ EASY TO INSTALL ] – International standard 9/16 inch screw thread, diameter 14mm, suitable for most of the road bikes, mountain bikes, BMX bikes, folding bikes, urban bikes, travel bikes, cyclo-cross bikes, fixed gear bikes, unicycles, e-bike and etc.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Heaven Life Bike Pedals, New Nylon Fabric Anti Slip Durable Mountain Bike Flat Pedals, Ultralight MTB BMX Bicycle Cycling Road Bike Hybrid Pedals for 9/16 inch
  • Light & Strong - Nylon fabric MTB flat pedals adopt high speed bearing,and 9 / 16 inch spindle pedal includes reflectors fit all brands of cranks.
  • Waterproof & Anti-Slip - Chromium-molybdenum steel material cleats are equipped with both sides of pedals, providing anti-slip and safety feature when cycling or bicycling. ABL material anti-dust lid is featured with waterproof to help prolong the using life of bicycle pedals.
  • Easy Installation & Maintenance - Concave platform design is for better control and efficiency, and pedal cleats also provide the best suction force and optimum comfort, when installing, please distinguish the left and right pedal. And replaceable pin helps easy maintenance, it just needs to be screwed in from the back.
  • Wide Application - Bike pedals only weigh 365g for 1 pair, and it can be used for mountain bike, road vehicles, folding bike etc.
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee - Refund or shipping 1 pair flat pedals will be accepted if any problem of product received.
Bestseller No. 6
ANVAVA Bike Pedals 1 Pair CNC Aluminum Antiskid Durable Bicycle Cycling Pedal Ultra Strong Colorful 3 Bearing Composite 9/16" Mountain Bike Pedal for Road BMX MTB Fixie Bikes flat Bike
  • ADVANCED SEALED BEARINGS: Our road bike pedals build in 3 sealed bearings, high speed and more smooth, the degree of lubrication and the strength are greatly improved, and improving your riding power. It is more tolerant to dirt than ball bearings with no additional lubrication required.
  • ANTI-SKID NAIL: The Mountain pedals design with 12pcs anti-skid nails on each side of the platform keep feet firmly gripped to the pedals, so as to achieve the anti-skid effect and make riding safer and save your energy in the long riding. You will be not worried about slip even under very wet conditions.
  • STURDY & DURABLE: Aluminum Alloy Platform pedals ensure longer use due to it's oxidation resistance and water resistance, giant platform pedal brings increased power transfer, increased comfort making pedaling more efficient.
  • UNIVERSAL BICYCLE PEDALS: The cycling pedals use standard 9/16"(14mm) screw thread and 1/3"(8mm) installation holes, compatiable for most bikes such as BMX, MTB, Mountain Bike, Hybrid bike, Cyclocross Bike, Folding Bike, Road Bike- Touring, Track Bike, Unicycle, Urban Bike, Unicycles, etc. One bike pedal size is 121* 114 * 19mm, with 11.4cm widened surface.
  • EASY TO INSTALL: "L" for left pedal; "R" for right pedal, you can easy identify left and right pedals and easy to install. The flat pedal design provides the best surface area for contact between your feet, save effort when riding.
Bestseller No. 7
2 Pcs Bicycle Pedals, MTB Bike Pedals Aluminum Antiskid Road Bike Hybrid Pedals, Cycling Wide Platform Flat Pedals for Mountain Cycling - Sealed Bearing Thread 9/16" Black
  • ✔Premium-The bicycle pedal is made of high-quality aluminum alloy, which is strong in structure, rust-proof and non-slip, durable and light, and has a long service life.
  • ✔Ergonomic Design-Pedals Are equipped with high-speed bearings, which is more lubricated. With a 9.7cm wider Platform and Super Lightweight design, allows you to ride more efficiently.
  • ✔Safe Anti-skid-There are anti-skid nails on both sides of the pedals to provide strong grip and best comfort, prevent your shoes from sliding on the pedals, and ensure safe riding.
  • ✔Easy to Install-9/16" spindle pedal is suitable for cranks of all brands, "L" mark represents the left side, and "R" mark represents the right side, Ideal for most bicycles.
  • ✔Note-After receiving the product, you must apply lubricant to the inside of the bearing before using it for the first time. Due to the long transportation time, the inside of the bearing may be dry and difficult to rotate.
Bestseller No. 8
UPANBIKE Magnesium Alloy Bike Pedals 9/16 inch Spindle Bearing High-Strength Non-Slip Large Flat Platform for Mountain Bike Road Bicycle (Yellow)
  • ☆【MATERIAL】Pedals body made of magnesium alloy,more light weight than other material but more comfortable to step on,more stable and greater strength,long service life.Axis made of durable chromium-molybdenum steel.
  • ☆【SIZE AND WEIGHT】Pedals body size:101mm*93mm*32mm/3.98inch*3.66inch*1.26inch;Weight:about 400g/pair.This pedals is thicker that others,the flat pedal design provides the best surface area for contact between your feet and the bike,yet strong enough to withstand the pedaling force and occasional blows.Improve your riding experience and overall efficiency.
  • ☆【ADVANCED BEARINGS】Smooth and non-slip,it is more tolerant to dirt than ball bearings with no additional lubrication required.
  • ☆【STANDARD SPINDLE】9/16'' spindle,with international screw thread,suitable for BMX bike,cruiser,cyclocross bike,dirt jumper,folding bike,mountain bike,road bike-touring,track bike,unicycle,urban bike.Don't worry about the ride in the process of loose phenomenon,greatly improve the riding safety.
  • ☆【ANTISKID AND EASY INSTALLATION】Each pedal with anti-skid nails,provide a safe ride on rainy days,feature excellent skid resistance and great grip,anchor your foot better and make your ride easy and stress-free,extra large platform provides extra grip and more comfort;Easy installation,clear "L"mark for left side and "R" for right side.
Bestseller No. 9
ROCKBROS Mountain Bike Pedals, Nylon MTB Pedals, 9/16 Inch Flat Pedals Anti-slip Waterproof Dustproof Black-Compitable with Mountain Road Usual Bike
  • ⭐LIGHTWEIGHT & DURABLE: The mountain bike pedals weigh only 0.67lbs/pair(304g), lightweight pedals will save your energy during riding. Made of nylon composite and CR-MO steel for long-lasting durability.
  • ⭐ULTRA ANTI-SLIP: 5 Stainless steel anti-skid nails on each side of the mountain bike pedals increase the friction. Enough grip can effectively prevent your shoes from sliding off.
  • ⭐WIDE PLATFORM PEDALS: 4.13’’/10.5cm wide, the large platform bike pedals could provide more support, allowing you to adjust position and angles as needed during long rides.
  • ⭐UNIVERSAL PEDALS: Standard 9/16" fits most of the adult bikes, for MTB, BMX, mountain bike, road bike, urban bike, etc.
  • ⭐EASY TO INSTALL&AFTER-SALES SERVICE: "CR-L" for left pedal, "CR-R" for right pedal, the flat pedals can be installed easily. ⭐ROCKBROS provides great after-sales service. If you have any issues after purchase or during use, please feel free to contact us, we will try our best to help you.
Bestseller No. 10
Mountain Bike Pedals MTB pedals MTB Bike Road Bike Pedals Bicycle Pedals Platform Pedals 9/16 inch Wide Plus Aluminium Alloy Flat Cycling Pedals Sealed Bearing Axle for Mountain BMX Road
  • Mountain Bike Pedals SAFE and STURDY MATERIAL: Made of high-quality aluminum alloy, durable and not easy to rust, the hard spindle can hold the bicycle firmly to prevent sudden disconnection.
  • Bike Pedals SEALED BEARINGS-Standard 9/16 inch CrMo steel spindle sealed bearing, fully enclosed design prevents water and dust from entering the shaft, protects the interior of the bearing and effectively prolongs the service life of the bicycle pedal.
  • MTB pedals with ANTI-SKID NAILS-Double-sided Non-slip platform, 24pcs hexagon head bolts provide more friction and more adhesion, make the bicycle pedal more solid and reliable, effectively reduce the foot skidding, make cycling safer and let you enjoy the pleasure of riding
  • Road Bike Pedals ULTRA WIDE-The bike pedal size and weight is 1.01x4.00x4.60inches, 0.43lb each, more fitted to the soles, the area-wide bicycle pedals provide a more comfortable ride experience, making the ride safer
  • √?EASY TO INSTALL-L for left pedal, R for right pedal, screw thread is 9/16 "and the diameter is 1.43cm, suitable for most mountain bikes, road bikes, BMX bikes, folding bikes, urban bikes, travel bikes , cyclo-cross bikes, fixed gear bikes, unicycles, scooters, e-bike etc.
Bestseller No. 11
UPANBIKE Mountain Bike Bearing Pedals 9/16 inch Spindle Aluminum Alloy Flat Platform for BMX MTB Road Bicycle (Pink)
  • ◆【MATERIAL】Pedals body made of aluminum alloy,light weight but more comfortable to step on,more stable and strong,long service life.Bearing axis made of durable chromium-molybdenum steel,will not bend or break at any possible type of terrain.
  • ◆【SIZE&WEIGHT】Pedals Body Size:100mm*98mm*20mm/3.94inch*3.86inch/0.79inch;Axis Diameter:14mm;Weight:about 410g/pair.The flat pedal design provides the best surface area for contact between your feet and the bike,yet strong enough to withstand the pedaling force and occasional blows.Improve your riding experience and overall efficiency.
  • ◆【ADVANCED BEARINGS】Smooth and non-slip,it is more tolerant to dirt than ball bearings with no additional lubrication required.
  • ◆【ANTI-SLIP LOCKING SPIKES】Grips the soles of the shoes firmly without doing any damage to shoes. 6 pins on each side of the platform will grip your shoes really and save your energy in the long riding.
  • ◆【EASY TO INSTALL】Able to assemble using wrench or hex key,"L" for left pedal, "R" for right pedal;9/16'' Cr-Mo steel spindle suitable for most bikes,such as mountain bikes,road bikes,BMX and etc.
Bestseller No. 12
KOOTU Bike Pedals,Universal 9/16 Inch Folding Pedals Non-Slip Bicycle Pedals for Road Bike Mountain Bike BMX Bike MTB Bike
  • 🛴 【Non-slip bicycle pedals】 The non-slip nails on both sides of the pedal hold their feet on the pedal and they do not have to worry that their feet also on muddy, rough streets or smooth wear from the pedal slides soles. It does not hurt the shoes and can not be weak when climbing. Cycling outdoors is stress-free.
  • 🛴 【Foldable design】 The platform pedal has a gilded design that saves space, parking comfortably, simple and beautiful and has a unique pedal shape that corresponds to the mechanics of the human body. The bicycle platform pedals are foldable and very stable on the wall.
  • 🛴 【Mountain bike pedal material】 The bicycle pedal body consists of an aluminum alloy material that is more durable. With high-light stores, you do not have to worry about pedal breakage. Fully sealed bicycle pedals prevent water and dust collection on the spindle and thus provide excellent durability and performance
  • 🛴 【Size of bicycle pedals】 2.76 (W) * 3.54 (L) * 0.78 (THK) inches, 0.65 pounds per pair. The wide pedals ensure a more comfortable driving experience. Both sides of the pedal are designed with classic reflectors that are beautiful and practical.
  • 🛴 【Wide range of applications】 9/16-inch universal bicycle pedals fit on most BMX bicycles, MTB bicycles - Old School, Cruiser, Cyclocross bikes, Klapfärder, mountain bikes, racing bikes, etc. Folding bike, mountain bike, road bicycle or Racing cars and all bikes stored in a small room
SaleBestseller No. 13
Fodlon MTB Pedals Flat, Anti Slip Nylon Mountain Bike Pedals, Ultralight Road Bike Hybrid Bike Pedals for 9/16 Inch
  • Light & Strong - Nylon fabric MTB flat pedals adopt high speed bearing,and 9 / 16 inch spindle pedal includes reflectors fit all brands of cranks.
  • Waterproof & Anti-Slip - Chromium-molybdenum steel material cleats are equipped with both sides of pedals, providing anti-slip and safety feature when cycling or bicycling. ABL material anti-dust lid is featured with waterproof to help prolong the using life of bicycle pedals.
  • Easy Installation & Maintenance - Concave platform design is for better control and efficiency, and pedal cleats also provide the best suction force and optimum comfort, when installing, please distinguish the left and right pedal. And replaceable pin helps easy maintenance, it just needs to be screwed in from the back.
  • Wide Application - Bike pedals only weigh 365g for 1 pair, and it can be used for mountain bike, road vehicles, folding bike, BMX etc.
  • Multicoloured - Available for black, red, blue and orange pedals, and the dimension of pedals is 107mm * 92mm, you can choose any color pedal to match with the color of your bike.
Bestseller No. 14
INBIKE Mountain Bike Pedals Road MTB Cycle exercise Bicycle Pedal Mens CNC Machined Aluminum Alloy Wide Platform Biking Silver
  • 【Material】- Our bicycle pedals are very solid and higher quality then you thought they would be. The three bearings are smooth and the pedals spin freely without noise. The pedals are made of aluminum alloy material, which is stronger than ordinary steel and features better load-bearing performance. And the pedals perform wear resistance and durability excellently.
  • 【Great Grip Performance】- There are twelve anti-slip nails on each face which can grip your shoes perfectly. Your feet will not slip off the pedals during long time cycling.
  • 【Sealed Bearings and Hollow Desig】- Rubber washer prevents water and dust from entering. Hollow design on the surface not only reduces the weight of the pedals but also reduces the wind resistance during riding a bike.
  • 【Easy Installation】- Our bicycle pedals have simple and compact structure, convenient operation, easy installation and maintenance. CR-L marking is for left and CR-R marking is for right.
  • 【Four Colors for Choice】- The pedals have four colors for choice to match your bike's color. And it perfectly fits for most bikes, like folding bike, mountain bike, road bike, fixed gear bike etc.
Bestseller No. 15
Zacro Mountain Bike Pedals, New Aluminum Antiskid Durable Bicycle Cycling Pedals Ultra Strong Colorful CNC Machined 3 Bearing Anodizing Bicycle Pedals for BMX MTB Road Bicycle 9/16
  • Bike Pedals Size: 122x105x14mm / 4.7x4.1x0.55inch. Spindle size: 9/16 inch
  • Easypedal,9/16 inch Cr-Mo steel spindle suitable for most mountain bike,road bike,etc.
  • Beautiful outward design and good deformation resisting property, with 3 bearing, Strong, durable and light weight. Bicycle pedal weighs only 352g(12.4oz)/pair.
  • Anti-skid pins : Antiskid nail surface, strong grasps, no longer skid, to ensure that the rider safety. Big platform pedal is does suit for long ride comfort and pedaling efficiency.
  • Universal: Standard 9/16" spindle fits for BMX, MTB, Mountain Bike, Hybrid bike, Cyclocross Bike, Folding Bike, Road Bike- Touring, Track Bike, Unicycle, Urban Bike, Unicycles, etc.
SaleBestseller No. 16
Loocower Bicycle Cycling Bike Pedals, New Aluminum Antiskid Durable Mountain Bike Pedals Road Bike Hybrid Pedals for 9/16 inch with Free installation Tool-Black
  • Features: 9/16" Spindle Pedal fits all brands of cranks.Comes Free installation Tool. THE NEW AND OLD PACKAGES ARE SHIPPED RANDOMLY, BUT THE PRODUCT QUALITY IS THE SAME.
  • Strong, durable and light weight. Extra-wide and especially low profile. Longer, replaceable pins, screwed in from the back for easy maintenance.
  • Both sides of the pedal have cleats to provide the best suction force and optimum comfort. When installing, please distinguish the left and right pedal.
  • Advantage:Concave Non Slip & Large area High Quality Bike Pedals Platform & Ultra Sealed Three Bearings.Antiskid nail surface, strong grasps, no longer skid. Big platform pedal is does suit for long ride comfort and pedaling efficiency.
  • Weight: 580g (pair). Applications: mountain bike, road vehicles, folding, etc.
Bestseller No. 17
MOHEGIA Bike Pedals,MTB Flat Bicycle Pedal Sets,9/16 Non-Slip Aluminum Replacement for Mountain BMX MTB-Pair
  • 【Anti-slip design】: Adopt shoe spike type design to make the feet have sufficient adhesion.
  • 【Rugged and durable】: The pedals of mountain bikes are made of high-strength aluminum alloy material, which is lighter in weight, strong in load capacity, and excellent in wear resistance and durability.
  • 【Easy to install】: L is used for the left pedal, R is used for the right pedal, tighten it with a hexagonal tool (not included).
  • 【General appilcation】:standard 9/16 inch sturdy chrome steel axle bearings are suitable for most bicycles. Such as BMX bicycles, MTB bicycles, City bicycles, etc.
  • 【Material】: Aluminum alloy,Package Size:4.41 x 3.15 x 0.91 inch,Bearing: Double DU
Bestseller No. 18
COZYROOMY Bike Pedals with Clips and Straps for Outdoor Cycling and Indoor Stationary Bike 9/16-Inch Spindle Resin/Alloy Bicycle Pedals
  • ☆ HIGH QUALITY MATERIAL - resin and alloy Construction: For bike pedals with clips and straps, we use durable engineering resin and alloy which are considered for safe prblems.1 extra pedal strap as a gift.
  • ☆ PEDAL SPECIFICATIONS - Our pedals are 9/16 inch spindle. It is suitable for all 9/16 spindle bikes, including indoor exercise bikes and spinning bikes, as well as outdoor bikes. Pedal size: 10 cm long, 6.2 cm wide, clip size: 13 cm long.
  • ☆ SAFE USE - Aluminum Alloy Body and Sturdy Resin Cage.If you choose to put your foot in the non-cage side of the pedal, you run the risk of the cage hitting the ground, So you must be familiar with the pedals before use to ensure safety.
  • ☆ EXCELLENT CONTROL - Good metal grips on the bottom and nylon type straps on the top will keep your feet positioned just right on the pedals. With COZYROOMY bike pedals, you can have an excellent control while pedaling your bike.
  • ☆ QUALITY GUARANTEE,6 MONTH WARRANTY. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with the purchase you have made, do not hesitate to email us, We will prepare you as soon as possible to solve any problems for you until you are satisfied. Or you only have to return the product for a full refund.
Bestseller No. 19
HQCM Bicycle Cycling Bike Pedals, Aluminum Bicycle Pedal, 9/16" MTP BMX Bicycle Pedal, Sealed Bearings, General Thread, Stainless Steel Anti-slip Nail, Waterproof And Non-slip Pedals, A Pair, Black
  • 【Anti-slip and firm】Bicycle pedals are made of aluminum alloy. Although they are metal, they are still light and strong. Both sides are equipped with stainless steel anti-skid nails, easy to grasp and non-slip. Even if you are covered by thick mud after a muddy ride, you don't have to worry about your feet slipping off the pedals.
  • 【Waterproof and dustproof】The sealed bearing bike pedal protects the main shaft from water and dust, and prevents noise and other problems caused by water and dust, thus ensuring excellent durability and performance, allowing you to enjoy riding when it rains or mountain climbing.
  • 【Labor Savings】The bike pedals are ergonomically designed, so that you no longer feel weak when climbing, and give you a better riding experience. Our mountain bike pedals are very light, each pedal is only 152 grams. Comes with a large platform (size: 110 x 85 x 15 mm), which has strong load-bearing capacity and can reduce shaft friction.
  • 【Easy to install】 The mountain bike pedal structure is simple and easy to operate. The CR-L mark is the left pedal; the CR-R mark is the right pedal. The simple black solid color design makes the logo very obvious. Suitable for people who like simplicity.
  • 【Wide scope of application】: The bike pedal adopts a standard 9/16" axle diameter, which is suitable for most mountain bikes, BMX, MTB, Old School, cruisers, cross-country bikes, folding bicycles, road bikes, junior bikes, city bikes, unicycles, etc. Bicycle pedals are a great good choice ideal for riders.
Bestseller No. 20
AllRight Alloy Flat-Platform Pedals For Cycling Mountain MTB BMX Bike Bicycle Bearing 9/16 Inch Red
  • [Durable] - 9/16" bicycle pedals are suitable for cranks of all brands. Strong, durable, and lightweight. Ultra-wide and particularly low-profile. Longer replaceable pins are screwed in from the back for easy maintenance.
  • [Unique design] - The pedal adopts sealed self-lubricating bearings to prevent dust from entering, not hindering rotation, and prolonging the service life. Non-slip surface, strong grip, no longer slipping, ensuring safe riding. The cleat design makes your riding fast and comfortable.
  • [High-quality material] - It is made of high-quality aluminum alloy material, which is corrosion-resistant, wear-resistant, and durable. The application of precision aluminum castings reduces the weight of the feet.
  • [Waterproof and dustproof] - The sealed-bearing bicycle pedal can protect the main shaft from water and dust, avoiding noise and other problems, allowing you to enjoy riding when it is raining or climbing.
  • [Use] - Bicycle pedals are suitable for most mountain bikes, children's bikes, road bikes, BMX bikes, folding bikes, station wagons, etc.

Best Flat Pedals For Road Bike Reviews 2021

ROCKBROS 9/16″” Bike Pedals 

Sale
ROCKBROS Bike Pedals Nylon Fiber 9/16" Cycling Wide Platform Flat Pedals for Road Bike 3 Bearings Non-Slip Waterproof Dustproof
  • ☆WIDER PLATFORM & ULTRA LIGHT: 4.1" wide platform and 0.8lb ultralight ergonomic design pedals with high speed DU bearings for long ride comfort and improve pedaling efficiency.
  • ☆DURABLE: Shock-proof, abrasion and corrosion resistance. Rugged nylon fiber surface+high strength Cr-Mo spindle bike pedals, bearings makes the pedals are more stable.
  • ☆WATERPROOF & DUSTPROOF: Sealed bearing bicycle pedals protect spindles from water and dust which will cause noise and other problems, let you enjoy cycling in raining or climbing.
  • ☆ NON-SLIP: Anti-skid nails on each side provide more secure on the pedals and hold your feet in place.
  • ☆EASY TO INSTALL: There are two marks "CR-L, CR-R", you can easy identify left and right pedals and easy to install. ✔Please note: ROCKBROS Pedals are only suggested to be used for urban leisure.

The ROCKBROS 9/16″ Bike Pedals are high-quality, lightweight pedals that provide comfortable riding. The wide platform design does not clog up with mud and can be easily cleaned. The pedals are water-resistant, and the bearings protect from dust and other contaminants that could damage them. The pedals have a strong anti-slip grip on either side of the pedal to ensure a firm hold of the feet during riding.

The ROCKBROS 9/16″ Bike Pedals is a durable product with a high weight capacity. At about 8 ounces, the pedals are low weight and can be used by people of all abilities. The best part is that the product includes a one-year warranty from the manufacturer, which proves their confidence in their product.

This bicycle pedal is fitted with DU bearings which provide a smooth ride. The platform design makes certain that the user has a firm footing while riding and does not slip out of the pedals. The pedals also offer quick and easy installation and can be used without any hassle. They are also easy to maintain and do not need any upkeep.

They can be fitted on all kinds of bikes and are available at an affordable price. A great purchase for any cyclist looking for durability, ease of use, and riding comfort. The ROCKBROS 9/16″ Bike Pedals is a durable product that is perfect for both beginners and experienced cyclists alike. The pedal features DU bearings that provide smooth pedaling, while the pedals are low weight at only 8 ounces. The pedals are water-resistant, dustproof, and protect from other contaminants that can damage bearings or make noise.

Pros

– Durable products with high weight capacity can be used by people of all abilities. 

– DU bearings provide a smooth ride. 

Cons

– Pedals are low weight which may not suit some cyclists.

ROCKBROS Aluminum Bike Pedals

ROCKBROS Bike Pedals Ultralight Aluminum Alloy Bicycle Road Cycling Pedals Wide Flat Platform Anti-Slip Bike Pedals Carbon Fiber DU Sealed Bearing Pedals 9/16"
  • ☆STABLE STRUCTURE & DURABLE: Unique integration molding structural design and aluminum alloy body chrome-molybdenum steel bearings of the pedals with more stable and durable, high strength, shock resistance and anti-corrosion.
  • ☆WIDE PLATFORM & ANTI-SLIP: 4.13" wide platform pedals and 12 stainless steel non-slip pins on the surface of each side provide great grip while cycling. More efficient & comfortable with a pair of lightweight pedals.
  • ☆3 SEALED BEARINGS: The pedals use 3 layered bearings, making the pedals waterproof and dustproof.
  • ☆EASY TO INSTALL: There are two marks "CR-L, CR-R", you can easy identify left and right pedals and easy to install.
  • ☆GENERAL STANDARD SIZE: 9/16 inch standard spindle, suitable for road bike, folding bike, urban bike, hybrid bike, cyclocross bike, etc. ☆☆Please note: ROCKBROS Pedals are only suggested to be used for urban leisure.

Rockbros pedals are straightforward, they don’t have an entry-level option, but they are affordable. They cover all the bases that people who are just getting into cycling might need. The pedals are lightweight and durable, which is important for easy mobility. They also have a large platform – meaning you know exactly where your foot will be when you come back down on the pedal. Rockbros pedals are water-resistant, which is perfect for rainy rides or areas with snowy winters. Finally, the packaging is designed for easy installation – which means no frustration! What’s not to love?

They are lightweight and durable, which is perfect if you enjoy long rides. The wide platform also ensures that you will not slip off the pedals even on wet days. It has sealed bearings inside to keep out rainwater, too. However, you will have to tighten the pedals occasionally because they might loosen up a bit.

The flat pedals are also very easy to install, and they can fit any spindle size. I highly recommend this product from RockBros based on my experience with them so far. They have served me well for more than three months.

Rockbros Aluminum Bike Pedals is a perfect choice for your road bike as it can provide you with values of durability and values of comfort. When you are riding on your next long ride, you will need the best pedals that can give you values of comfortability. This pedal is made from aluminum material that makes it to be lightweight. It comes with toe clips so you can have maximum performance while cycling. It also has a wide platform that will help you to have more comfortable riding. It is shockproof, and it comes with a sealed bearing. 

ROCKBROS Aluminum Bike Pedals is a perfect choice for a road bike. Many people like this pedal because its lightweight, easy installation process, affordable price, large platform area, and wider base make the rider feel stronger when their feet are on pedals. You can always check on Amazon for more features and availability.  

Pros:

– Lightweight and durable

– Easy installation process 

– Great for people on long rides. 

Cons:

– They may make noise while riding.

BBB Mountain Bike Flat Pedals

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BBB Cycling Mountain Bike Pedals Flat 9/16" with Replaceable Grip Pins for Downhill and Freeriding MountainHigh BPD-32
  • BIKE PEDALS FOR MOUNTAIN BIKE: Are ready for the most extreme rides? These heavy duty - 20,88 OZ - and strong MTB pedals withstands the rough demands of freeriding. The bicycle pedals have a 9/16" spindle and are easy to install with an allen key
  • WIDE PLATFORM: Keep great control in all situations thanks to these large platforms. The pedals are comfortable and stick to your shoes, ideal for downhill mountain biking
  • REPLACEABLE NON-SLIP PINS: On each side of the pedal there are 12 anti-slip pins for a firm grip and control. The little spikes are replaceable if needed
  • STRONG MATERIAL: The MountainHigh mtb pedals are made out of one piece aluminium. The CrMo spindle and double sealed bearings make sure the pedals last for a long time
  • INSIDE THE BOX: 2 BBB Cycling MountainHigh BPD-32 pedals in black, for left and right

There are many benefits of choosing BBB mountain bike pedals. One of the best features is the non-slip pins. These pedals will not slip out from under you, even if you’re on a wet, downhill bike ride. The platforms are large and provide leverage and control that other pedals don’t. You’ll never feel like your foot is slipping off the pedal again! The material composition offers durability and reliability for even the roughest biking surfaces. This product comes with two pedals and is priced affordably for anyone who needs a new bike pedal set!

The BBB Mountain Bike Flat Pedals is a great purchase for anyone looking to do some mountain biking. The pedals are durable and can withstand any harsh conditions you might put them through. The wide platform is great if you want to keep your feet stuck in place. The pedals also come with non-slip pins, so you can be assured that your feet won’t slip off the pedal. The BBB Cycling MountainHigh BPD-32 pedals for left/right are simple to install and come with four extra pins just in case you lose any. Overall this is a great pedal for anyone looking for something durable and long-lasting at an affordable price. It’s a perfect option for those who is seeking to do some mountain biking or just a casual rider. 

They are heavier than most other pedals on the market, which is great because it means they last longer. The size of the platforms is perfect too. I like to freeride very much, and they give me enough control when I need it. These pedals also have no-slip pins that work very well; they don’t scratch my shoes either when pedaling in wet conditions. It’s also great that these plugs can be changed if they get worn out in time. However, this hasn’t happened yet since the pedals seem to be really tough and durable. They also came in black color, which makes them look great on my bike. 

This new pedal has a better grip on my shoe which helps me have better control of my bike in all situations. The pedals are also extremely durable and strong, which is essential for someone who likes to ride hard. The pedals can be screwed back on as well as replaced as needed, so I’m never without them if they break or get lost somehow. In addition to being good products, they have a great design with good color to them.

Pros:

-Non-Slip Pins

-Platforms offer leverage and control

-Durable and reliable for roughest biking surfaces. 

Cons

Heavy (might not be what you want if riding uphill)

BONMIXC Bike Pedals

BONMIXC Mountain Bicycle Pedals Wide Flat Pedals for Road Bike BMX Bike Pedals Nylon Adult Bike Pedals 9/16”
  • [ SEALED BEARING ] - Cr-Mo spindle with sealed bearing ensure lasting performance of your bike pedals.
  • [ LIGHT WEIGHT ] - Made of high-quality durable nylon composite, the bike pedals have a good wear resistance and corrosion resistance with weight 0.41lb each only.
  • [ LARGER Platform ] - Large platform bicycle pedals, size 4.30*3.94*0.98 inches, provide a more comfortable and safer riding experience.
  • [ ANTI-SKID PINS ] - 20pcs replaceable traction pins increase grip efficiently. Enjoy your riding with more safe.
  • [ INTERNATIONAL STANDARD THREAD ] - 9/16 inch screw thread, diameter 14mm, suitable for most of the mountain bikes, road bikes, BMX bikes, folding bikes, urban bikes, travel bikes, cyclo-cross bikes, fixed gear bikes, unicycles, e-bike and etc.

BONMIXC Bike Pedals are a great choice for those looking for flat pedals, and their lightweight nylon composite construction means that they’re easy to install and also require minimal maintenance. The twenty replaceable pins provide many more contact points than other pedals. The screws thread is 9/16 inch, and the diameter is 14mm; these make them perfect for mountain bikes and road bikes.

These are good for XC, DH. They are just the right size for us with mid-wide shoes. These pedals have an awesome flat profile which you would expect from a quality pedal. The pins give a good grip on my Vans old skool but not so much on our Five Ten Impact shoes. These are excellent pedals for our enduro bike. These offer a reduced profile, so you don’t feel knackered after coming down lots of trails.

These are great pedals for riding in all conditions. The pins give really good grip on soft ground but still work well when coming up to speed or on hard ground. The width is fabulous for my shoes- not too narrow or wide. The only downside – they do spin a little after riding in muddy conditions but other than that, great! Its pedal may be rather lightweight compared to some others I’ve had, and the pins are easy to replace if needed.

These are very light for flat pedals, and it’s also low profile which is good. The bearings are okay but need maintenance to keep them in great condition. With pins, these offer better grip than most flat pedals when cycling off-road on soft ground (foot doesn’t slip out of pedal).

We’ve always had problems with our feet slipping off the pedals, even with clipless pedals, but these have a lot of pins, so I don’t need to use clips. Even if they get covered, it’s easy to clean them. The hex cap screws are great as you can carry a few spare ones with you on the ride.

Pros:

-They are just the right size for us with mid-wide shoes.

-The screws thread is 9/16 inch, and the diameter is 14mm; these make them perfect for mountain bikes and road bikes. 

Cons

-With pins, these offer better grip than most flat pedals when cycling off-road on soft ground (foot doesn’t slip out of pedal).

DIQC Bike Pedals

DIQC Mountain Bike Pedals Aluminum Alloy Bicycle Flat Pedals Non-Slip 9/16 Inch for Road Bikes, BMX MTB Bike Accessories with Metal Texture Cycling Sealed Bearing Pedals
  • 【 Safe and Sturdy Material】:The Bicycle pedals are made of aluminium alloy, corrosion resistance, which ensure great durability and lasting performance, the hard spindle can hold the bicycle firmly to prevent sudden disconnection.
  • 【Antiskid Design】: This MTB Pedals 24pcs hexagon head bolts provide more friction and more adhesion, make the bicycle pedal more solid and reliable, effectively reduce the foot skidding, make cycling safer.
  • 【Easy to Install】 L for left pedal, R for right pedal, screw thread is 9/16 Inch, Spindle sealed bearing, fully enclosed design prevents water and dust from entering the shaft, protects the interior of the bearing and effectively prolongs the service life of the bicycle pedal.
  • 【Performance】:Strong, durable and lightweight, the pedals designed with 2 TRI-Angle inclined plane for each side, significantly improved pedaling performance; Ultra-light design bike pedals, It has strong bearing capacity and can reduce the friction of the rotating shaft.
  • 【Wide Application】: suitable for most BMX, MTB mountain bikes, road bikes, folding bikes, urban bikes, travel bikes , cyclo-cross bikes, fixed gear bikes, unicycles, scooters, All Mountain (Enduro), and Downhill (DH) etc.

The DIQC bike pedals are the best choice of flat pedals for a road bike. The design is different than most because it has a concave shape and versatility. The concave shape allows you to park your foot and still have control and grip of the bike pedal. The side inserts provide additional grip and ventilation on the balls of your feet. The durability of these pedals is very high, as they were made from durable materials such as anodized aluminum and stainless steel. These can be used in any weather condition, wet or dry. They are also excellent for the winter season as the pedals were designed to get rid of mud and water quickly.

The DIQC bike pedals have a very strong structure that will not bend under medium pressure even if you weigh 200 pounds or more. This is because they were made with aluminum and stainless steel. The DIQC bike pedals also have a double-sided design, which means that they will be easy to clip in and out of for prolonged periods of time. You can easily clip into your pedals without struggling or having to put much weight on the pedal because it has a concave shape that is very grippy. This makes it perfect for the casual, as well as the competitive cyclist.

The downsides of this pedal are that it is not ideal for mountain biking. It may get caught on rocks and debris because it does not have a wide surface like other mountain bike pedals, such as the VP-001. This pedal is also more expensive compared to other flat pedals for road bikes on the market, but you can definitely see why it is more high quality. As mentioned before, the durability of this pedal is extremely high, and you will not see any marks of wear, as well as after months of use.

Pros:

– Durability is high; it will not show signs of wear even after years of use

– The concave shape allows you to park your foot still have control and grip

– Side inserts provide additional grip and ventilation on the balls of your feet. 

Cons:

– It may get caught on rocks or debris because it does not have a wide surface

Best Flat Pedals For Road Bike Benefits

Best Flat Pedals For Road Bike are a great option for cyclists who want to do more than just ride on the road. You can use them off-road, too! And they’re easier to clip into and out of when you need to stop or start again. What’s not to like? Some riders might also prefer flat pedals because they allow for more foot movement while pedaling, which some people say is key in making your pedal stroke smoother and improving efficiency. This means that if you have bad knees or other joint problems, these might be the best option for you. 

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Flat pedals offer many benefits over clipless shoes and cleats systems. They’re ideal for riders who primarily stick to trails, dirt paths, and fire roads. The main reason for this is that flat pedals are much easier to use than clipless pedals, so they are more suited to beginners or those who have had injuries in the past, which makes using clipless pedals impractical for them. Flat pedals also offer a lot more support than clipless pedals when it comes to off-road cycling. You can also easily walk around in flat pedals when you need to get on the ground, which is not possible with clipless systems. It is easier to bail out safely if something goes wrong when you are using flat pedals, so they are ideal for off-road riding.

• Off-road and on-road riding

• Easy to use

• More comfortable than clipless and lock in systems

• Can walk around easily

Factors To Consider When Choosing Best Flat Pedals For Road Bike

The best flat pedals for road bike has been around for a long time, and it is still the most popular type of pedal in the market. It was produced to be utilized with BMX bikes but became more widespread over time. Nowadays, you can see them on mountain bikes, road bikes, and even some hybrid bicycles. They are also found on many commuter-style cycles, such as Dutch-style city bikes or mixte frame bicycles

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If you’re looking for new pedals and don’t know what kind to get, there are some things that you might have to consider before making your decision: 

Durability

Flat pedals often go through a lot of abuse because they’re used in every possible circumstance, from off-road biking to commuting, so make sure that the pedal that you choose is made from quality materials and has a solid construction. 

Grip

The grip on your pedals is important, especially if you’re planning to use them off-road. Any pedal without a good grip will be hard to push, no matter how light or expensive it is. 

Platform size

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The platform size will determine how much surface area you have for your foot when you’re riding. If the platform is too small, it could lead to a loss of control and/or cause pain in your feet. So choose pedals with platforms that are big enough to accommodate your feet comfortably. 

Pedal pins

These offer various shapes and sizes, and they’re responsible for providing the right amount of grip. Ensure that you select things that don’t have sharp edges as these could damage your cycling shoes. 

Pedal cages

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These come in either metal or plastic construction, so you should always go for those with the latter as they provide better impact protection.

Coming up with the list of best flat pedals for road bikes requires careful consideration of all the above points. The market is filled with many options, which makes it difficult to make a decision. 

FAQs About Best Flat Pedals For Road Bike

Are flat pedals good for beginners?

Flat pedals are perfect for beginners! Flat pedals allow you to practice your foot positioning, which is what helps you with efficiency, speed, and stamina. They also help you learn the basics about controlling your bike without having to think about it too much.

Do flat pedals have any special features?

Flat pedals have either a plastic or metal lining, so they won’t wear down as quickly as rubber during your rides. A few even come with metal spikes for better traction on wet roads.

Are they good for all bikes?

Most of them are designed to fit most types of bikes, but there are some that are made specifically for mountain bikes. Be sure to measure the pedal’s diameter against the shoe’s sole length before buying.

Do I need to wear shoes when riding with flat pedals?

Yes, you will need to wear some sort of protective footwear for your safety. Even if you’re just practicing at first, the last thing you want is to fall off your bike and land on your bare feet! You can buy special cycling shoes that clip into the pedal or buy sneakers that work with flat pedals.

Are they easy to ride in?

Yes! That is for beginners since you can focus on controlling your bike instead of always thinking about where your feet are positioned. You want the perfect balance between grip and slip so you can move freely without too much effort.

How do I change the setup on my flat pedals? 

Be sure to work with your local bike shop to get help with this. The initial thing you would have to do will remove the current pins that are in your pedals. You can then start adding new pins, which allows you to have more grip on the bike pedal.

Conclusion

Choosing the best flat pedals for road bikes may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. To make things easier, we’ve put together an article with some of our favorite models so you may save money without sacrificing quality or performance. Take a quick peek at these options before making your final decision! The best thing about this purchase is that you can find one product that will work well on both pavement and dirt roads if you know what to look for.

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