Best gravel bike pedals 2024: our pick of the best pedals for off-road riding

Here is our selection of the best gravel bike pedals, from standard two-bolt clipless pedals to power meter and flat pedal options

Gravel bike pedal
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The best gravel bike pedals for your needs are one of the first things you're going to have to choose when you buy a new gravel bike. Of course, if you're an experienced gravel or MTB rider, you'll probably already have your favourite. But if you're new to gravel, you'll need to find a set-up which works for you. 

Paul Grele author
Paul Grele

Paul reviews both bikes and equipment for Cycling Weekly and has 40 years of riding under his belt across a variety of disciplines including road riding, commuting, a self-supported Land's End to John o' Groats trip, XC mountain biking and several Polaris Challenge two-day events. Naturally for a reviewer he loves bike and kit design and has even fillet brazed a couple of framesets himself.

Rachel Sokal author
Rachel Sokal

Rachel has been writing about and reviewing bike tech for the last 10 years. While her first riding love is mountain biking ,where she's been European and UK 24hr Champion on more than one occasion, she's not just confined to the trails and regularly rides - and occasionally races - on gravel and road too.

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.