The pedal is an element of the bicycle that allows you to transform the forward movements of the legs into circular ones.
How to choose pedals for a bike?
Everyone needs their own pedal. For the average cyclist, a simple plastic pedal is suitable, capable of withstanding even a rude and illiterate attitude towards a bicycle. People with a road cycling lifestyle need something narrow and streamlined, capable of well fixing the foot on the pedals, so for them there are special composite or aluminum pedals with a foot mount that is easily detached.
If fate is not favorable to you and you have to be content with ordinary pedals on a road bike, or due to the nature of your activity you cannot use special shoes, then toe clips will help you organize a reliable fixation of your foot on the pedals. If, however, the life curve for you is fast descents in the mountains, and close contact with the pedals can lead to injury, then take yourself aluminum reinforced mountain bike pedals.
If the descents are not steep, and it is better to go up with full control of the bike, then you will not find anything better than contact pedals for mountain bikes, because a special adjustment will always help you choose the desired degree of connection between you and your two-wheeled. And if your element is urban concrete and metal and you need to quickly leave the pedal area, but at the same time it can cost you dearly to miss, special BMX pedals will be simply irreplaceable helpers for you. In the section of pedals you will find and be able to select the following types of pedals: contact, platform, toe clips and accessories for pedals.