Raceface Ride Pedal review – a good 'starter' pedal, although there are cheaper options

A good first upgrade pedal which come in a rainbow of colours to match your bike

Raceface Ride Pedals
(Image credit: Paul Grele)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

As a first upgrade on a new bike for novice riders, these are good pedals. However a more experienced rider may need to look elsewhere for superior grip, possibly with metal pins. The grippy-ness of these pedals really depends on the soles of your shoes.

Reasons to buy
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    Good price

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    Excellent selection of colours

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    Fairly light

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    Good looking

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Reasons to avoid
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    Not as grippy as some

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    Choose your shoe wisely

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Designed with 'future shredders' and novice riders in mind, Raceface's Ride pedal sports a durable nylon composite body with 18 molded traction studs to provide solid footing, whilst also being kinder and gentler on your shins should you slip up.

There are nine vibrant colours to choose; Black, Blue, Turquoise, Green, Orange, Purple, Red, Yellow and even Magenta. So you should be able to find a pair that matches your ride.

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