Should I be riding with pedals I can clip into? Here's our guide on how to cycle with 'clipless' pedals

Learning to cycle clipped in is a rite of passage for any cyclist, these tips will help make the transition from flat pedals to clipless as seamless as possible

Image shows a rider learning how to cycle with clipless pedals.
(Image credit: Future)

First: forget everything you know about logic. Clipless pedals are pedals for cycling that you clip into. Once you've got your head around that, then learning how to ride in them has got to be a doddle.

Joking aside, the term 'clipless pedals' actually makes more sense than at first it might seem. In days gone by, riders used to clip themselves into pedals, using toe straps. Modern pedal systems - such as Look, Shimano and Wahoo Speedplay - all do away with that extra bit of hassle.

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