Decided to upgrade my Felt QX85D Pedals so that I can "Clip In". Am focusing on Shimano (as I have a thing for Shimano and the shoes I want are Shimano - I like things to match LOL).
Just wondering what the difference is between the "road versions" and the "Mountain Bike Versions" of the SPDs... Some of the mountain bike ones have a cage so you can flip and use normal shoes, ok this is obvious, but overall the road ones look longer and perhaps sleeker, vs the stubby type mountain ones ... Is there any real difference, road ones are generally lighter I suppose, but is there a reason for me to buy Mountain ones over Road or vice versa ? I do ride mostly road of course, but seeing as itīs a Hybrid :-)
One other thing. I have an interior bike too, at the moment I have exactly the same pedals and clips on the interior as I do on my Felt - I am most likely going to get a pair of SPD Pedals for the indoor too so I can click in my new shoes on both , but most likely a different model of Shimano, will the cleats on the shoes fit both Shimano Pedals ? I know the pedals both come with the cleats, but are they the same fitment ? Or is it best to get the same pedals for both bikes ?
Considering these for the Felt -
Considering these for the indoor -
Both are from the Mountain type range, should I be looking at the road ones though ?