Flat Pedal Shoes

  • When it comes to flat pedal shoes, we’re currently seeing a proliferation of new models and even new companies popping up, all promising great grip and better quality. As our recent flat pedal shoe Face Off proved, we do have more viable choices now than ever before, but there is still room to i...

    Posted by iceman2058 on 9/3/2018 2:03 AM

  • The Good:

    Good fit, solid construction a moderately stiff sole, and they're fairly water proof

    The Bad:

    Pedal grip seems a little less than other models, they can be a little hard to clean, and there are limited color options

    Overall Review: These are great shoes. I like the fact they are lighter and a little less bulky than my older Sam Hills, but offer more protection then my Freerider Contacts. I've only been riding them for about a month, but construction seems solid and they still fit well. Overall, I'm very impressed with thes...

    Posted by VonR on 4/24/2018 7:14 PM

  • Flat pedal shoes are tricky business. Not only do they need to deliver good grip on the pedals, but we also want them to look like shoes we’d wear on the town, not take on water, be stiff enough for pedaling but comfortable enough for walking around in all day. Needless to say, us flat pedal rid...

    Posted by iceman2058 on 2/15/2018 11:24 AM

  • If there is one model that defines Five Ten’s legacy in mountain biking, it’s the Impact. As the first ever shoe sold with the magical Stealth rubber derived from the world of rock climbing, for many years it was quite simply the go-to model for any serious flat pedal rider. Of course, that’s be...

    Posted by iceman2058 on 2/5/2018 7:28 AM

  • Cracking into the flat pedal footwear game is no small task, as Five Ten, the longstanding champ, presents a very formidable opponent with proprietary rubber compounds derived from the rock climbing world. Specialized isn't one to shy away from a competition, however, and their new shoes will gi...

    Posted by bturman on 8/1/2017 2:42 AM