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Old 07-14-20, 12:57 PM
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Universal MTB flat pedal size?

I recently broke one of my pedals and am looking in buying a new ones. A lot of the pedals are universal and they don't show any dimensions, so does anyone know what the dimensions of a universal pedal are?

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Old 07-14-20, 01:00 PM
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Do you mean size the platform of the pedal or the part that threads in to the crank?
Platform size is all over the place, but most threads are 9/16" x 20tpi
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Old 07-14-20, 01:32 PM
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I mean the platform size of the pedal
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No, they vary.. as a web search can verify..
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You're going to buy 1 pedal? They are sold in pairs for a reason, buy 2 that match. Cheap ones can be had for 30-50 $
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I recently got some Race Face Chester Pedals for $50. I've rode on them once, and they did help a bit.
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Pedals typically are sold in pairs; being that the right pedal is left-hand threaded. Most pedals you will find are 9/16” size; that’s pretty much the standard. Some kids bikes and very, very inexpensive ones will have a 1/2” spindle, but that’s not as common.

For a budget upgrade, I like the plastic-bodied BMX pedals like the Animal 'Hamilton' or Odyssey 'Twisted'
Light-ish, decent grip, and serviceable bearings. You can find them all day long for $20, sometimes as low as $10, if you don't mind funky colors, although the plain black are good if you're trying to keep the bike low-key.


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Originally Posted by Leebo View Post
You're going to buy 1 pedal? They are sold in pairs for a reason, buy 2 that match. Cheap ones can be had for 30-50 $
Oh sorry, I meant new ones not new one. Fixed the mistake
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Unless you have a cheap bike with a one piece cranks, all pedals are standard fitting.
Pick some pedals you like. Buy them.
Things that are nice to have:
Sealed bearings or a sealed pedal so water and dirt can't get into the bearings.
Grippy pins on a flat pedal.
Bigger platforms are usually more user friendly than small ones.

The Shimano PD-GR500 is a good example of a standard pedal with the above features
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