The Shimano Deore XT PD-M8100 XC pedals have been specially developed for cross country use and with the double sided platform and widened shoe pedal contact area, power transfer and stability are both excellent.
The durability of the cartridge axle has improved and the pedal features a sealed mechanism and release adjusted tension. Ride through all rough conditions without hesitation. The strategic pedal design enhances mud shedding to have you out riding longer. Shimano's SPD pedal system remains a proven and successful formula and the PD-M1800 pedals are the ideal choice for aggressive trail riding.
- Large pedal platform
- Lower platform height for pedaling stability
- Robust retention claws provide smooth engagement and release
- Customizable entry and release tension settings
- Strong, durable chrome-moly spindle with 8 mm hex wrench mount
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Mfg PartNum: EPDM8100
Cleat Type: MTB Cleats
Pedal Type: MTB Pedals
Weight: 342 g
Bought these for my new gravel bike. I was curious if I would see any difference from the PD-M540 I usually use and am quite satisfied with. They perform very well as expected but can't say I notice any improvement over the 540s. If you're a weight freak, go ahead and spend the extra $, you won't be disappointed. I don't do the type of riding where I could tell if there is enhanced mud shedding.
Smooth operation on my gravel race bike. Easy to clip in and out and only nominally heavier than the XTR version. No experience with mud here in the high desert of New Mexico but work fine in our dusty conditions. Highly recommend.
bought these for my new gravel bike and going from road pedals to gravel I knew I wanted a double sided clip. I watch a lot of youtube cyclist and gravel pro's and notice these pedals on their bikes, and these were not promoted as a paid endorsement- that tells me they just work well- and they do. I never need to look down when clipping in and double sided is so functional. I have about 350 miles on them now and have never have a problem with mud or dirt.
The xt pedals have been my choice since I started clipping in. I use them on my mtb and gravel bike. Great value, very durable and easy to maintain. I actually gifted my old set to my NEPHEW for his first set. This new set is almost identical to all my others.
I've been riding road bikes for the last 40 years and have been clipped in one way or another. I have used toe clips and straps, one-sided clipless pedals and, for the last 10 years, two-sided pedals. I'm fairly new to mountain biking, but couldn't imagine not being clipped in. I chose these XT pedals after reading many reviews and talking to many friends that have ridden mountain bikes for a long time. I like the two-sided entry. The pedals are easy to engage, provide a solid connection to the bike, and stay fairly clean of dirt and debris. Great pedals!
I switched to Shimano mountain pedals for road riding (from Speedplay) about 15 years ago and have never looked back. I like the ease of entry and exit, the walkability of the recessed cleat and the absolutely flawless performance of these pedals over thousands of miles. I have at least two pairs with over 15,000 miles of use and they work as well today as when new. I also like the release tension adjustment - I use mine on the least amount of tension and they've never released on their own. (I bought this new pair to put on a bike that was sharing pedals with another bike, so each would have its own.) Also, excellent price from Bike Tires Direct.
I have tried other pedals and none works better than this Shimano product. Easy to clip in and out and they wear for ever with no problems. Some like others, but not this dude.
Arguably not worth the price bump from the 540 or even 520 spd pedals, but when theyï¿½re on sale, theyï¿½re a no brainer. Bought my second pair with my first pair being 4 years old and still solid, being put on my sons bike. If paying full price, go for the 540 or 520ï¿½s, but if on sale, grab the XTs.
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